We support media entrepreneurs building a more informed, connected, and empowered society through our start-up accelerator in San Francisco.
Applications for Matter Five are now open! Apply now.
We invest $50k to give you five months of runway to do needfinding with your customers, prototype your solutions, and build traction with your audience.
A structured program
Our program kicks off with an intensive bootcamp focused on building scalable media ventures with a human-centered, prototype-driven design process followed by a weekly speaker series, share-outs, and monthly design reviews building up to a demo day in SF and a media showcase in NYC.
Access to an audience
Develop your venture alongside our media partners and test your product with a large audience.
Join a community bold enough to build
tomorrow’s meaningful media ventures
Short feedback loops
Immerse yourself in a creative, collaborative culture designed to help you be human-centered, prototype-driven, and fail quickly to succeed sooner.
You’ll work elbow to elbow with other media entrepreneurs on the same journey in our creative space near South Park in San Francisco.
A hub of media innovation
Be at the center of a community of mentors, investors, and organizational partners sharing feedback, insights, and connections and coming together for office hours, speaker series, and design reviews.
Change media for good