The Knight Enterprise Fund provides early-stage venture funding for media innovation. We’re looking for companies with disruptive solutions at the intersection of information, community and engagement, particularly around:
The Knight Enterprise Fund serves as a co-investor in its portfolio companies, investing $25,000 -500,000 and helping to fill out early investment rounds with experienced angel and venture capital funders.
An initiative of Knight Foundation, the Enterprise Fund promotes portfolio companies across Knight’s large network of media, educational and non-profit partners. Portfolio companies can also benefit from Knight’s strong community relationships in 26 U.S. cities to create partnerships with hundreds of civic and community organizations as well as Knight's significant presence at national and international media conferences. Knight seeks to benefit its network and partners by improving their access to innovative technology and solutions.
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit www.knightfoundation.org.