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17 week Accelerator Brazil

Good leaders also learn not to always have a script

By on April 24, 2018

As part of the second face-to-face week of the New Ventures Lab in Sao Paulo, we were fortunate to have two wonderful mentors: Mona Thompson & Shara Tonn, co-founders and members of COLLECTIVE CAPITAL, a company that works with teams and organizations helping to create a culture of innovation…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

Ajuri: a news agency that does fact-checking from the perspective of the Amazon.

By on March 19, 2018

The Ajuri Agency is a project that is underway in Manaus, Brazil, capital of Amazonas state.

The general director of the team is Jéssica Botelho, journalist and researcher. Her teammates are Polyandra Batista, who has experience in technology and design; Agda Sales, who works in public relations for the agency;…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Investigative Journalism Latin America

MELISSA BELL: Our role model for women leaders in independent media

By on February 24, 2018

“It is very hard to be a women in any industry, but particularly at the media industry. The more power we can have as a group, the better our industries will be”, said Melissa when she started her conference at the NVL.

 

She started her career as a journalist. Now…


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17 week Accelerator

Malquerida, a media platform in Spanish created entirely by women.

By on February 24, 2018

 

Ana Muñoz does many things to pay the bills while she thinks about how to make her hobby profitable for books, bars and breakfasts. She was a finalist for the 2017 Nuevas Plumas Award, a project of…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

How to navigate the waves when you are an entrepreneur

By on February 17, 2018

LESSONS LEARNED WITH ADRIANA DO Ó (Novaerah Consultant)
BARBARA FERNANDES (Senior Executive Manager)

The first question that Adriana do Ó and Barbara Fernandes addressed when they began their training at the New Ventures Lab was, how many people here know about the Business  Canvas? Less than half of the participants…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

Interview with Especiales Editoriales team, at the #NVLChicas

By on February 17, 2018

Isabel Gonzales is Colombian. Cristina Arboleda is Ecuadorian. After years of experience working in big media they met and decided to approach journalism with a different logic: talking about issues that are still secondary in newsrooms. They are part of the Editoriales Especiales project, which is dedicated to journalistic…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil

The importance of loving what you do and talk about it

By on February 12, 2018

Lessons learned with

PAULA MIRAGLIA –  NEXO          BEBEL ABREU – BEBEL BOOKS          CRISTINA TARDÁGUILA – AGÊNCIA LUPA
What do Paula Miraglia, co-founder of Nexo, Bebel Abreu, founder of Bebel Books, and Cristina Tardáguila, director of the Lupa Agency in Brazil, have in common? These three…


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17 week Accelerator Brazil Ecuador Latin America Peru

The revolution of independent journalism led by women in Latin America is here: Chicas Poderosas’ first New Ventures Lab Cohort

By on December 15, 2017

Hello Chicas and Chicos of the journalism world we live in. We have now selected the 10 finalists for the first cohort of the New Ventures Lab to take place in Brazil in the beginning of 2018. The revolution of independent journalism is here and it’s happening beyond our…


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17 week Accelerator Latin America

Open applications to the NVL

By on October 13, 2017

Chicas Poderosas New Ventures Lab
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The New Ventures Lab (NVL) is the first of its kind accelerator to support early-stage, women-led companies focused on independent digital media. Our first accelerator will take place in Brazil.

The NVL will provide education, mentorship and access to financing opportunities. The accelerator is a 17-…


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17 week Accelerator Global

Launching an Accelerator for Latin American Women Entrepreneurs in Independent Media

By on July 16, 2017

Chicas Poderosas, a global organization that empowers women journalists, developers and designers to become new media leaders, today announced a grant from the Open Society Foundation (OSI) that will enable it to launch as a nonprofit and intensify its work  for the 14 communities in its thriving Latin American…

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