ABOUT MEDIAMATTERS

MediaMatters is the innovation accelerator for media. We offer media companies a structured approach to accelerate innovation. We do this by connecting media companies with startups and scale-ups.

We identify potentially disrupting startups and sale-ups, which we offer guidance and a chance to connect with a media company.The programme welcomes 20/30 start-ups to grow their business through a connection with a media organisation.

MediaMatters connects start-ups and media companies to accelerate innovation in media.

Acceleration

We offer media companies a structured approach to accelerate innovation and startups an opportunity to accelerate their growth.

Matchmaker

We provide startups and scale-ups opportunities to connect their business with national and international media organisations.

Expertise

Our community consists of seasoned media professionals and experts that offer their knowledge and experience.

”Mediamatters connects us to the people in the media heart of the Netherlands to match our tech with their needs.” – Marcus van de Kerkhof, Matchhamster

PROGRAMME

Phase 1: Apply

Does your company meet the requirements, and do you not want to miss out on this amazing opportunity? Then apply for the MediaMatters programme, in order to become one of the 20 lucky start-ups.

Phase 2: Guidance

Learn about the Dutch media environment through our professionals to get more familiar with the media organisations that we will introduce you to. These sessions will provide you with sufficient information, in order to prepare you for the MatchMaking Day. The coaching sessions are extremely relevant as they help you understand how your business could be of true value to Dutch media companies.

Phase 3: Matching

When your business is fully prepared, we will provide you with the opportunity to meet our media partners at our MatchMaking Day. Show your excellence and connect with our partners, to grow your business.

After the MatchMaking Day, 10 start-ups are invited to join our extended programme.

Phase 4: Bootcamp

Develop your skill-, mind- and toolset during our 1-day bootcamp, in preparation of the Hackathon.

Phase 5: Hackathon & Demo Day

Work on a problem provided by one of our media partners and show what your business can contribute to innovation in the media industry.

Your time to shine is during the Demo Day, where you get the chance to present and promote your solution to the media organisations.

Allow us to help you grow your business by connecting your startup to a media organisation!

Nederland, Hilversum, 2 June 2016
Media Matters matching dag voor startups in de media.
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Nederland, Hilversum, 2 June 2016
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Nederland, Hilversum, 2 June 2016
Media Matters matching dag voor startups in de media.
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Nederland, Hilversum, 2 June 2016
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EVENT CALENDAR

Call for start-ups

Selection

Guidance sessions

MatchMaking Day

Bootcamp

Hackathon

Demo Day

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Rick van Dijk

Team Member
Program Manager

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Minouche van Reenen

Team Member
Communications Manager

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Vera Peters

Team Member
Marketing & Events Manager

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Bert Kok

Team Member
Business Manager

George Freriks

Advisory Board
Owner at Freriks Consultancy

Edwin Hengstmengel

Advisory Board
Partner Endeit Capital

Roland Pelle

Advisory Board
Partner Young Crowds

Kees van Mourik

Advisory Board
Consultant at the Mobile Company

PARTNERS

Care to join our community? Contact us here and get informed about our partner program. These organizations support us already.

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