Entrepreneurial Journalism Fall Demo Night

This is a past event

27 people went

Price: $5.00

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY (formerly CUNY J-School)

219 West 40TH ST · New York, ny

How to find us

In Times Square, between 7th and 8th Ave. Formerly called the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W. 40th Street. The school is on the 3rd floor, and the event is in our event space, room 308.

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Come connect with intriguing new media ventures from around the world. Hear short, 10-minute presentations from a variety of startups and
see some exciting early-stage ventures demo what they're developing. Limited seats.

6:00 - 6:15 pm: Doors Open, Light Snacks & Networking

6:15pm - 6:25pm: Introductions and Event Begins

6:25pm - 7:45pm: Short Demos & Presentations

7:45pm - 8:00pm Networking

Presenters will include a variety of intriguing new media ventures, including, among others:

The UPSPEAK app gives podcasters and radio stations the possibility to open a new revenue stream, integrate their listeners into their content formats and give them a place to get into conversation with each other.
Users join the free or fee-based community channels of their favorite podcasts and radio stations, where they can listen to exclusive audio content, exchange voice messages with other members and get their questions answered by their idols themselves - Voice only!
Founder: Philipp Wallinger [masked] www.upspeak.de

PLANTURA is a digital brand for gardening. Through our data-driven approach, we create highly engaging content for the readers of our online gardening magazine plantura.garden [masked] page impressions per month) and are building up a strong community of passionate gardeners. Our online reach and the related brand awareness pushes the sales of our private label products (5 organic and vegan fertilizers).
Founder: Melissa Kim Raupach [masked] www.plantura.garden

KONTEXTLAB offers publishing software to visually display complex topics and content in non-linear storytelling knowledge maps, making content easily accessible. The software is web-based, responsive, and interactive. It allows users to delve deeper into topics by zooming and panning. It is used by clients for internal and external communication, education and knowledge management.
Founder: Julia Koeberlein, Bernhard Scholz [masked] www.kontextlab.com

CONTENNO is the first AI-driven, worldwide trading platform for professional editorial content. Publishers and media companies can buy and sell content across country and language barriers. By using flexible, market-oriented pricing, Contenno offers the first "commodity exchange" solution for one of the most valuable products of our time: high-quality journalism. Contenno has forecast annual sales over €100m by 2022.
Founder: Axel Breuer [masked] http://www.contenno.com

TRANSACT.IO is a debit card for digital media, giving publishers the ability to quickly accept small payments for content directly on their websites. The Transact ecosystem also lets publishers experiment with different distribution and monetization methods, without requiring investments or changes to their websites.

Presenters will include startups from the Media Lab Bayern, an early-stage incubator for media startups and a hub for digital innovation in the German media market. Its incubation programs help founders build interdisciplinary teams, find ideas and ensure product-market fit.
Media Lab Bayern is part of the Medientage München GmbH and sponsored by the Bavarian Regulatory Authority for New Media and the State of Bavaria.

See you there!