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America’s Test Kitchen, “the Consumer Reports of cooking,” wants to grow to new platforms
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“At other accelerators it’s: Hit a home run or you’re dead to us. Matter is trying to find this middle ground, being things that are mission-oriented, and something that can actually scale.”
The team behind Zeega realized they needed to go mobile-first, and Pop — which lets people communicate through a mashup of photos, videos, and GIFs from the web — is their next step.
Matter, formerly known as the Public Media Accelerator, aims to join “the values of public media” to “the mindsets of Silicon Valley entrepreneurship.”
Droplet demo
At this year’s MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, two back-to-back presentations wowed us with new ideas.
Corey Ford
Ford worried that public media was not changing, so he left it for Silicon Valley; now he’s bringing an entrepreneurial spirit back to his roots.
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