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  • Tow-Knight Center Introduces Demo Night for Media Startups

    By Amy Dunkin | Last updated on Friday, April 5th, 2013 at 3:05 pm

    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.