DNI Innovation Fund Event
Event organised by
The DNI Fund

On July 6th, we held the first DNI Innovation Fund event in Amsterdam, to celebrate and showcase learnings from the first two rounds of the DNI Innovation Fund, and launch the DNI Innovation Fund Report and we’re announcing the recipients of our third round of funding, with 107 projects in 27 countries being offered funding worth €21,968,154 in total.

We were pleased to welcome many representatives from funded projects who led breakout sessions on topics ranging from Blockchain and AI, to Data Journalism and VR and many more. 

DNI Innovation Fund event in Amsterdam

Keynote speakers also included Lydia Polgreen who spoke about embracing change and nimble innovation in her position as Editor-in-Chief at Huffpost; Jimmy Wales who reflected on his learnings from launching Wikipedia, and his new news venture WikiTribune; and Annie Chen, who as a software engineer at Google was key in launching Gmail Priority Inbox.