If you live in Washington, DC, and can offer a little bit of your time, sign up and check out the project details. You can go down into the subway to see how long it takes to escape, or assist with mapping data and other text, photo and video tasks. NewsIt won our 2010 PitchIt Challenge, and we’ve been advising the project since then.
Entries are now closed for the 2011 We Media PitchIt Challenge. The challenge offers $50,000 in seed funding to help launch two innovative media and tech startups. Finalists will pitch their ideas at the We Media NYC conference.
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.
Congo’s war children, a crowd-funded lifestream and Hollywood arrives on your desktop Here’s what members of the We Media Community have bee sharing and discussing: Documentary film maker Dan Baluff joined the community and posted an excerpt from his film about children and their suffering in war-torn Congo. Click here to learn more and watch […]
Tired of reading the same old news day in and day out? Feel like you’re missing out on a great story in your neighborhood – but the newspapers just aren’t covering it? Imagine a world in which you, an ordinary citizen, could vote (with your money) on which stories get told. Imagine a whole new […]