Sabanci University

Sabanci University is ranked the top private entrepreneurial university in Turkey according to Turkish Ministry of Industry and Trade.  The university hosts the SUCOOL Preincubation Center that supports early stage entrepreneurs and also supports Founder Institute by shared resources, network and providing space.

 

Fora & Şanlı Law Office

Since 2008, Fora & Şanlı Law Office is dedicated to provide legal advice and services which look beyond the legal issues and take the business aspects for each transaction for the success of its clients for their investments and business in Turkey and MENA region. Fora & Şanlı is very well connected with the world and other jurisdictions to facilitate its clients international business.

 

sendloop - email marketing services

sendloop email marketing services is in email marketing industry with its professional solutions since 1999. sendloop is the easiest email marketing service designed for SaaS owners, bloggers, designers, developers, small businesses, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in sending email to their contacts as easy as possible.

 

Microsoft Turkey

Microsoft is a strategic partner for promising startups around the world focused on business growth & development, industrial strength technology and beautiful usable products. Build locally, scale globally. We help smart companies take flight.

DC Grad @Cont3nt Receives Funding From the Center for Innovative Technology

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2012-12-03

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) recently announced their plans to invest in Washington DC graduate, Cont3nt.com. Cont3nt.com is a real-time marketplace for breaking photo and video journalism, that allows photo and video journalists to sell their media to major news sources. The platform enables news sources to have immediate access to real-time content, while media companies, freelancers and citizen journalists can get paid and published.

With Cont3nt.com, media curators have the option to sell their content privately or publicly. After pricing and licensing their work, they can decide which media outlets to deliver to. When media companies receive a submission, they have the option to buy it, if interested.

Pete Jobse, CIT President and CEO, said, “Cont3nt.com's innovative technology allows journalists to upload and sell their digital media to news outlets instantly. Investing in this company will enhance the broadcast of news worldwide.”

Cont3nt.com’s CEO Anton Gelman said, “The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street and the recent presidential elections have shown the power of real-time communications and citizen journalism, but today it’s still difficult for citizen journalists to earn money on even the most amazing content. We started Cont3nt.com to make it profitable to get your story to the world. With the support of CIT GAP Funds, we’ll be able to continue developing our product so that it becomes a ubiquitous global platform."

Tom Weithman, CIT Vice President and GAP Funds Managing Director, said, “We provide seed-stage funding to entrepreneurs like Anton Gelman because we believe in investing in groundbreaking technologies that will benefit long-term economic growth and jobs for Virginia.”

To read the full story on CIT’s investment in Cont3nt.com click here.

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