Unholy alliances, superheroes and the ‘drunken walk’

A not-so-subtle theme kept cropping up this week at the Collaboration Culture Symposium (#rjicollab) at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute: a superhero theme. Speakers conjured up images of caped crusaders in search of new alliances to fight the evils that have befallen The Fourth Estate. Those evils have eroded and disposed of the neophyte … Continued

5 lessons from Corey Ford for every entrepreneur

The following are highlights from Corey Ford’s presentation at the Collaboration Culture Symposium March 21 at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. Ford is the co-founder and managing partner of Matter, a startup accelerator that focuses on supporting media-based companies. Its accelerators are located in San Francisco and New York City 1. Storytelling is the … Continued

Corey Ford: Using a Collaborative Experimental Culture to Drive Innovation

Corey Ford, Matter Corey Ford is the co-founder and managing partner of Matter, a startup accelerator for entrepreneurs building scalable media ventures that create a more informed, connected and empowered society. Matter invests seed capital and provides intensive support through a human-centered, prototype-driven startup accelerator in San Francisco. Prior to Matter, Ford built Runway, a pre-team, … Continued