We support media entrepreneurs building a more informed, connected, and empowered society through our 4-month start-up accelerator in San Francisco.
This is where the values of public media meet the mindsets of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship. Read more…
We invest $50k to give you four months of runway to do needfinding with your customers, prototype your solutions, and build traction with your audience.
A structured program
Our program kicks off with an intensive design thinking and entrepreneurship bootcamp followed by a regular rhythm of design reviews, mentoring sessions, and guest speaker workshops building up to a final demo day.
Access to an audience
Develop your venture alongside our media partners and test your prototype with a large audience.
Join a community bold enough to build
tomorrow’s meaningful media ventures
Short feedback loops
Immerse yourself in a creative, collaborative culture designed to help you be user-centered, prototype-driven, and fail quickly to succeed sooner.
You’ll work elbow to elbow with other media entrepreneurs and start-ups on the same journey in our creative space near South Park in San Francisco.
A hub of media innovation
Be at the center of a community of mentors, investors, and organizational partners sharing feedback, insights, and connections and coming together for design reviews, events, and workshops.
Change media for good