Velocidad works with emerging Latin American digital media outlets who have strong leadership potential and are highly motivated to develop the necessary commercial, technical, and editorial strategies to lay the foundations for an independent and sustainable organization.
We have digital media that have the potential to grow and benefit from the investment, and that are ready to take advantage of the consulting support that will be provided during the acceleration process. The selection committee carefully verified that all applicants meet the established criteria.
We invite media outlets to apply that meet the following criteria:
Digital native media* or media that have a digital-centric growth strategy.
Cover topics of public interest and foster the relationship between citizens and the press.
Whose audiences are primarily based in Latin America.
Produce/create original content in Spanish or Portuguese
Have been publishing for more than 6 months prior to their application.
*”Digital native media” are projects that were primarily developed and designed for a an online digital audience. Digital native media applicants may include websites, podcasts, social media profiles, and blogs that produce original reporting.
Velocidad will accept applications from:
For-profit or non-profit projects (must be formed as a legal organization with a bank account)