Tow-Knight Center Introduces Demo Night for Media Startups

April 5, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Tow-Knight Center Introduces Demo Night for Media Startups

Todd Carter, founder of Tagasauris

The founders of six media startups demonstrated their products at the first Demo Night Meetup sponsored by the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on Apr. 3 in New York.

The projects were:

Bibliocrunch, which connects authors and publishers with publishing professionals to get new books and apps to market. (Miral Sattar)
Skillcrush, which helps users increase their tech know-how. (Adda Birnir)
Marquee, a platform for telling stories. (Alex Cabrera)
Spundge, which helps curate and create content. (Craig Silverman)
Tagasauris, which specializes in tagging archival pictures. (Todd Carter)
NowThisNews, a video network for people who get their news on mobile devices. (Drake Martinet)

In addition, four Tow-Knight entrepreneurial fellows gave 30-second elevator pitches to introduce their startup ideas:

Informerly.com (Ranjan Roy)
Wndrlst (Shamanth Rao)
Rundown Sports (Kimie Bunyasaranand)
EdRadar (Elbert Chu)

See photos of the event taken by entrepreneurial fellow Andy Kropa.