Own Local sells digital media services to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in partnership with local news publishers, enabling publishers to leverage their local brand and provide a one-stop shop for SMB digital services and improving revenue for small and regional publishers in particular.
To make it easier to find and watch high quality video news through a new iPad app
To help newsrooms optimize editorial decision making by providing a dashboard that tracks stories through social networks and across competitor sites.
The Knight Enterprise Fund provides early-stage venture funding for media innovation. We’re looking for companies with disruptive solutions at the intersection of information, community and engagement.
The Knight Enterprise Fund serves as a co-investor in its portfolio companies, investing $25,000 to $500,000 and helping to fill out early investment rounds with experienced angel and venture capital funders.
An initiative of Knight Foundation, the Enterprise Fund promotes portfolio companies across Knight’s large network of media, educational and nonprofit partners. Portfolio companies can also benefit from Knight’s strong community relationships in 26 U.S. cities to create partnerships with hundreds of civic and community organizations as well as Knight's significant presence at national and international media conferences. Knight seeks to benefit its network and partners by improving their access to innovative technology and solutions.