Start building your revenue model
Diversify your revenue sources, estimate potential income, and launch new products.
Experimenting Your Way to Growth
How can your digital news startup find loyal audience members, become more sustainable and create meaningful impact? By adopting an experimentation mindset. GNI Boot Camp Leader Phillip Smith and real-life startup founders will help you understand how to create and run a successful growth experiment and how you can use the results to make better strategic decisions for your future.
Building Your Startup from the Ground Up
This is your crash course on the legal, financial and operational details you need to know to get your startup running as soon as possible. Explore the different business models and financial implications to find the path that’s right for you, find resources to help you launch and grow your business idea, and join some recent startup founders for an extended Q&A to answer all of your burning questions.
Finding Your 'Why'
So you are thinking about starting a news startup -- or you've already launched your idea and are on your way. The most successful news startups know who they are serving and what problems they are solving for their audience. Our veteran startup founders will share how to turn your mission into a successful business plan and help you think through ways you can serve your community and find your first readers.
Establishing a digital newsroom
Learn more about how to evolve your traditional publishing business, support your culture and embrace the digital newsroom. The session will cover: - How you could restructure roles and priorities to help you succeed in the online world. - Ways to approach and develop your digital product. - Emerging technologies and how they could help you become a successful publisher.
GNI Startups Playbook
Understand the challenges and possible solutions to consider when launching a news business
Brazil - Digital StartupsPartners:
North America - Digital StartupsPartners:
Borderless Magazine, Enlace Latino NC, Halifax Examiner, Indianola Independent Advocate, IndigiNews, LkldNow, San José Spotlight, Santa Cruz Local, The Mendocino Voice, Wausau Pilot & ReviewLab Reports:
Hispanoamérica - Digital StartupsPartners:Participants:
Avispa Midia, Ciencia del Sur, Conexion Migrante, ESCENARIO TLAXCALA, Feminacida, la vida de nos, Muy Waso, No Ficcion, Verificado, WambraLab Reports:
Europe - Digital StartupsPartners:
European Journalism Center, Media Lab BayernParticipants:
Átlátszó Erdély, Baynana Magazine, Časoris, Girlhood, Média'Pi !, Mensagem de Lisboa, Radar Magazine, Recorder, shado mag, SideStreet MaltaLab Reports:
India - Digital StartupsPartners:
BehanBox, Bisbo, East Mojo, ED Times, Headline Network, Main Media, Suno India, The Bridge, The Cue, The ProbeLab Reports:
GNI Startups Boot CampApplications are currently being accepted for our second news startup boot camp. This is an eight-week fully-remote program starting in September 2021. We'll be accepting up to 24 solo founders or teams of aspiring entrepreneurs who have identified a community's need for better news and want guidance and coaching on how to launch, or continue to develop, a news offering that delivers a solution rooted in journalism.