8 April, 2021

Meet the winners of Phase 1

Cerosetenta (Colombia): A university-based digital native that combines journalism with academic research, Cerosetenta worked on creating the content agency Proyectos 070 to produce audiovisual content for […]
5 November, 2020

Velocidad Helps News Startups Grow Membership and Revenue, as Program Enters Second Phase

Six grantees will receive additional major grants, consulting
8 October, 2020

Training on gender and diversity for Velocidad media outlets

During the acceleration process for the 10 winning media outlets of Velocidad Fund, there was a Chapter on Gender, Diversity and Equality. The training consisted on […]
14 May, 2020

Phase 1 launch of the acceleration process of Velocidad Fund

In February of this year the Acceleration Event of the Velocidad Fund was held in Bogota (Colombia), starting the project’s Phase 1. The event lasted two […]
11 December, 2019

Ten Latin American News Startups Get Grants and Consulting to Help Boost Their Bottom Line

Velocidad, an accelerator designed to help independent news media in Latin America become sustainable, has selected 10 digital startups to receive investments and specialized consulting services. […]
11 December, 2019

Meet Velocidad winners

Cerosetenta – Colombia Cerosetenta is a digital native media outlet of independent journalism created in 2011 by the Journalism Study Center of the Universidad de los […]
20 November, 2019

Diversity of entrepreneurial journalism in Latin America

By María Eugenia Álvarez* The ecosystem of independent digital media outlets in Latin America is highly varied. It is a market where for-profit and non-profit organizations […]
17 October, 2019

26 Latin American media projects selected to move on to the next phase of Velocidad

We are pleased to present the 26 finalists for the Velocidad Accelerator. The finalists were chosen from a list of 71 media that progressed from the […]
26 September, 2019

International Jury participates in evaluation of the second phase of Velocidad

This week Velocidad began the evaluation process for the second phase. A team of international judges will review applications of media and in October, we will […]