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Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Open House

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Presenting the 15 Fellows of the 2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Program ( Grab a chocolate and meet the fellows one-on-one to hear about their startup projects at this free open house. Startups include:

• BrickCityLive (, a news website that connects people who live and work in Newark, NJ with news, resources, events, and each other.

• (, (“That’s what it’s all about”), a video-format that explains the background and context of news with little animated videos.

• Go Baller (, a social discovery app for sports fans.

• UpStrt (, a news, info, data website dedicated to covering the Internet of Things.

• HashtagThat (, a b2b service for social media-ites to help them inform their hashtag strategy

• emojiville, an open marketplace for emojis where users can create and use new emojis instantly

• PitchMe (, an Etsy for journalism, connecting talented journalists and new indie publishers.

• BushwickDaily (, a trend-setting online publication about life and style in the coolest Brooklyn neighborhood.

• Latin American Radar (, an online news platform about emerging economies across Latin America.

• My Correspondent (, a platform to connect writers and readers. For shedding light on matters not covered by the media and serving for future story.

• Ada (, a blog about technology and digital culture for Brazilian women

• The Torch (, a mobile news service for over 3 m Indian tech professionals

• StoryTour (, an in-person magazine bringing its audience offline to connect with storytellers and experience stories firsthand.

• Project Q NYC (, a website dedicated solely to the lives of queer women in New York City.

• Grit Mode (, a digital magazine for smart, stylish, and sporty women, covering adventurous fitness lifestyles and the future of fashion in activewear, intelligent clothing and tech-driven wearable devices.