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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 (http://towknight.org/class-of-2014). Grab a chocolate and meet the fellows one-on-one to hear about their startup projects at this free open house. Startups include:

• BrickCityLive (http://www.brickcitylive.com), a news website that connects people who live and work in Newark, NJ with news, resources, events, and each other.

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

• Go Baller (http://signup.goballer.com/), a social discovery app for sports fans.

• UpStrt (http://www.upstrt.com/), a news, info, data website dedicated to covering the Internet of Things.

• HashtagThat (http://hashtagthat.com), 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 (http://www.pitchme.org/), an Etsy for journalism, connecting talented journalists and new indie publishers.

• BushwickDaily (http://bushwickdaily.com), a trend-setting online publication about life and style in the coolest Brooklyn neighborhood.

• Latin American Radar (http://www.latinamericanradar.com), an online news platform about emerging economies across Latin America.

• My Correspondent (https://www.facebook.com/mycorrespondent), a platform to connect writers and readers. For shedding light on matters not covered by the media and serving for future story.

• Ada (http://ada.vc), a blog about technology and digital culture for Brazilian women

• The Torch (http://simplytorch.com), a mobile news service for over 3 m Indian tech professionals

• StoryTour (http://www.story-tour.com), an in-person magazine bringing its audience offline to connect with storytellers and experience stories firsthand.

• Project Q NYC (http://www.projectqnyc.com), a website dedicated solely to the lives of queer women in New York City.

• Grit Mode (http://www.gritmode.com/), 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.