GunFacts (a project by grafiti, a Matter Seven company) is a site where you can find and share charts, graphs and other data visualizations that reflect how guns impact America — including mass shootings, gun access, violence against women, families and minorities, Congressional voting, public opinion, the NRA, and more. We’
Applications are open for Matter Nine. In conjunction with our launch we wanted to demystify the process we use to evaluate companies. At Matter we look at five critical elements when making the decision about whether to invest in a startup: team, media, stage, mission alignment, and venture basics. All
The way we learn about the world is transforming.The next wave of internet platforms is coming into view. Four years from now, over half of us will have an intelligent assistant in our home, and over half of all internet searches will be voice-activated. Blockchain technology has brought decentralization
We’ve been bringing you live pitches from Matter Seven Demo Day every single day. You’ve heard from eleven teams so far—The Establishment, Grafiti, Gretta, Vigilant, Multimer, In the Room, Rewire, CivNet, DADA, Nametag, and SmartFeed. To close the show is Purple. Purple allows independent writers to build
We’re sharing pitches from Matter Seven Demo Day every single day — including Thanksgiving! So far you’ll have heard from The Establishment, Grafiti, Gretta, Vigilant, Multimer, In the Room, Rewire, CivNet, and DADA. Today, tune in to hear about Nametag, a platform for deeper, more intimate online conversations that
We’re bringing you live pitches from Matter Seven Demo Day every single day. So far we’ve shared The Establishment, Grafiti, Gretta, Vigilant, Multimer, In the Room, Rewire, and CivNet. Now on stage: DADA. DADA is a social network where people speak to each other through drawings, channeling collaborative
We’re halfway through this Drunken Walk special, bringing you live pitches from Matter Seven Demo Day every single day. So far you’ve heard The Establishment, Grafiti, Gretta, Vigilant, Multimer, and In the Room. Now meet Rewire. Rewire makes secure, end-to-end encrypted email usable by all. If you missed
We’re bringing you live pitches from Matter Seven entrepreneurs every single day. So far you’ve heard The Establishment, Grafiti, Gretta, and Vigilant. Now on stage, Multimer. Multimer helps quantify population sentiment in any given space by measuring and analyzing biosensor data for better decisions based on human signals.
Over the next two weeks we’re bringing you Demo Day Specials — live pitches from each of the twelve Matter Seven teams. First up was The Establishment. In this episode Farhan Mustafa presents Grafiti, an app that allows you to easily share visualized, trusted data across current events, business, culture
Over the next two weeks we’re bringing you Demo Day Specials—live pitches from each of the twelve Matter Seven teams. First up is The Establishment, a women-run multimedia content platform committed to amplifying voices marginalized by the mainstream. Catch up on the full show here. The Drunken Walk
Jennifer Tacheff, VP of Partnerships and Growth at Women Who Code, is building a community that promotes diversity in tech—and the response has been incredible. Over 100,000 members have joined them in just a couple years. Jennifer joined Matter Seven entrepreneurs in San Francisco to talk about how
Demo Day is the culmination of every Matter program. Matter Seven was no different. On two coasts, all 12 of the teams making up our current cohort pitched their hearts out, told their stories, and shared a collective vision of a more informed, inclusive, and empathetic society. Fortunately, for anyone
Chris Wilkes, VP at HearstLab, joined Matter Seven in New York City to talk about his experiences in media innovation and investing. Chris’s career in digital media has spanned over twenty years, and his latest venture, HearstLab, is a community of women-led startups working inside Hearst Tower. Tune in
Beth Viner is the GM at Kickstarter, where she supports the communities that use their crowdfunding platform. She makes sure that creators and backers have the best possible experience, facilitating the relationships that make crowdfunding work. Beth joined a room full of Matter Seven entrepreneurs in New York City to
At Matter., our mission is to help create a more informed, inclusive, and empathetic society by investing in the next generation of media institutions. That means investing in products that establish new kinds of media habits. We invest in teams that harness emerging technology to build these new media experiences.