Digital news start-ups in Europe are eligible for grants up to EUR25,000.
Google News Initiative (GNI), in partnership with the German media innovation hub Media Lab Bayern, and the European Journalism Centre (EJC), launched the GNI Startups Lab Europe. The lab supports high-quality reporting for local communities, single-topic audiences and underserved communities.
The lab is a six-month program that provides coaching and capital tailored to the needs of digital news start-ups.
Media entrepreneurs interested in applying must have start-ups that are independently owned and operated, produce original content that is primarily available on a digital platforms and have been operating for at least six months.
The deadline is Sept. 20.