SnagFilms is a company dedicated to ubiquitous distribution of non-fiction (documentary) and independent films. The company enables better, faster and cheaper distribution of this content, broadening the audience for the films and generating additional revenues for the filmmakers, who can then go on and create more films.
PolicyMic is an online media network that redefines engagement with the news. On PolicyMic, the more you respond to articles, share your ideas, and accumulate credibility from others, the more you'll be able to do and say. PolicyMic has built a unique, dynamic, growing community with diverse political viewpoints that encourages ongoing discussion and engagement.
Launching a public policy simulator that helps people visualize the impact that public policies like health care reform and school budget changes might have on local economies and communities
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.