Meet Matter Eight

Media is the connective tissue of our society. Introducing the twelve startups aiming to make us more informed, inclusive, and empathetic.

Shereen Adel
Feb 22, 2018 · 10 min read

Scriptd: A marketplace democratizing Hollywood.

COO Esteban Gast, CEO Denise Hewett, and Lead Engineer Eugene Hauptmann

Compass News: An AI editor to break the filter bubble.

Co-founders Matilde Giglio and Mayank Banerjee

nēdl: Reach everyone everywhere with the power of audio.

CEO Ayinde Alakoye

reallyread.it: A social network powered by reading.

Co-founders Bill Loundy and Jeff Camera

Drop: Search in an immersive world.

Ovee: Giving young women agency over their sexual health.

Co-founders Jane Mitchell and Courtney Snavely

LedBetter: Looking at diversity and inclusion from the top down.

Technology Advisor Ipsheeta Furtado and Co-founder/CEO Iris Kuo

Optimera: Optimizing digital ad revenue.

Founder Keith Candiotti

Kerning Cultures: Intimate narratives from the Middle East.

Co-Founder and Business Director Hebah Fisher

kweliTV: The global black experience, streaming now.

DeShuna Spencer, Founder/CEO and Charlotte Haizel, Director of Operations & External Affairs

Pixinote: Meaningful photo sharing.

Founder and CEO Daniel Kushner and Developer Cliff Wright

Paytime: Turning attention into currency.

CTO Eduardo Suarez and CEO Ignacio Linares

A Matter-Driven Narrative

This is where the Matter community gathers to tell stories on their journey to building the future of media using a human-centered, prototype-driven process. You'll hear from our entrepreneurs, mentors, partners, and us. Learn more about Matter Ventures at www.matter.vc.

Thanks to Lindsay Abrams.

Shereen Adel

Written by

Content Manager, Crosscurrents (KALW)

A Matter-Driven Narrative

This is where the Matter community gathers to tell stories on their journey to building the future of media using a human-centered, prototype-driven process. You'll hear from our entrepreneurs, mentors, partners, and us. Learn more about Matter Ventures at www.matter.vc.