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MDIF launches digital investment fund

06/03/2012

MDIF has launched an early-stage fund for digital news and information businesses, Digital News Ventures┬«. Digital News Ventures provides early-stage equity finance from $30,000 to $300,000 to entrepreneurs whose ideas can be used to provide news and information that is important to open societies or can help develop financially sustainable news businesses. Its goal is […]


Express’s future jeopardized by government threats

07/02/2012

After a long campaign of threats and other harassment, the Ukrainian government appears to have interfered in the judicial process to secure a court ruling that jeopardises Express‘s future. A court ruled against the newspaper in a case concerning the ownership of the company, ignoring a superior court judgment and legal precedent. Within hours of […]