SeeClickFix in The Guardian
Dan Kennedy wrote for The Guardian
a flattering profile of SeeClickFix, one of the 2009 winners of our PitchIt investment challenge. Congratulations CEO Ben Berkowitz and crew – and stay tuned for more PitchIt later this summer.
Here’s some of what Kennedy wrote:
Berkowitz may not have conceived of SeeClickFix as something that would interest news organisations. But he says he soon discovered it enabled a grassroots style of community journalism that had almost gone out of fashion. For instance, one of the site’s first breaks came when Berkowitz stumbled upon a pothole map on the Boston Globe’s website. He called an editor and told him he could help the Globe do it better. Soon he had a major client.
Read the full article at The Guardian.
Andrew Nachison is founder of We Media. He lives in Reston, Virginia.