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PRESS RELEASE | Final Schedule Announced for SPROCKIT at the 2014 NAB Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAB Show today announced the program schedule for the second annual SPROCKIT, a year-round startup program that will kick-off once again at the 2014 NAB Show, April 5-10, in Las Vegas. SPROCKIT gives up-and-coming startups the opportunity to present their solutions to and collaborate with dozens of decision-makers and influencers at leading media and entertainment …

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PRESS RELEASE | Leading Media Companies Join as Founding Corporate Members of Startup Program SPROCKIT

SPROCKIT Welcomes Several Top Companies and Industry Experts as Collaborators at the 2014 NAB Show Washington, D.C. – NAB Show today announced that AARP, Cox Media Group, Gannett Broadcasting and Tribune Broadcasting have joined SPROCKIT 2014 as founding corporate and nonprofit members. New to this year’s program, industry-leading organizational members will further the SPROCKIT mission by working …

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SPROCKIT Success Story | By: Brian Selander, Executive Vice President, The Whistle

I wanted to offer up The Whistle’s help as a “SPROCKIT Success Story” from the ’13 inaugural class. In addition to being one of the easiest SPROCKIT classes to explain (the first pro sports network for young fans), we’ve had a particularly great start to 2014 – launching the first sports Multi Channel Network on YouTube on Jan 1 with over two …

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Press Release | NAB Show Unveils First Ten Startups Selected to Participate in 2nd Annual SPROCKIT Program

Washington, D.C. – NAB Show organizers today announced the first round of startups selected to participate inSPROCKIT 2014. These startup companies will collaborate with and present before influencers and decision-makers in media and entertainment at the 2014 NAB Show, the world’s leading convention for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all media platforms, scheduled …

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Most Innovative Companies of 2014 | Philo – For bringing hassle-free TV to the web

When their Harvard dorm room lacked cable TV, seniors Nicholas Krasney and Tuan Ho plastered the walls with Reynolds Wrap on the hunch that the makeshift satellite dish could pick up TV signals and deliver them wirelessly to their laptops via a jerry-rigged server. Remarkably, it worked. “Our friends saw what we were doing and said, ‘That’s …

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Press Release | Hearst Television Joins NAB Show as a Corporate Member of SPROCKIT 2014

Multi-Media Company Partners with Startup Program to Promote Industry Innovation  Washington, D.C. – NAB Show today announced that Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country’s largest television station groups, has joined SPROCKIT 2014 as a corporate member. Through this partnership, Hearst will play an active role in SPROCKIT, a startup program that brings …

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Press Release | Univision Joins NAB Show as a Founding Corporate Member of SPROCKIT 2014

– Media Company Partners with Startup Program to Promote Entrepreneurs and Innovation – WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAB Show and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that it has joined SPROCKIT 2014 as a founding corporate member. Through this partnership, Univision will play an active role in the startup program that brings …

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