Tow-Knight Center Introduces Demo Night for Media Startups

  • By CUNY J-School Staff

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: (Ranjan Roy)
Wndrlst (Shamanth Rao)
Rundown Sports (Kimie Bunyasaranand)
EdRadar (Elbert Chu)

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