Quintype Launches SpeakWrite Programme to Accelerate Promising Digital Media Startups

Quintype Launches SpeakWrite Programme to  Accelerate Promising Digital Media Startups

Submitted by Subeditor on Sat, 2015-11-07 10:12 Bengaluru, Nov 7: Quintype, a data-driven publishing company based out of Bangalore and California has launched SpeakWrite- a program that will invest in promising startups in the digital media space. The program will advise, mentor, design, develop, and help launch the sites and apps of the selected startups into the real world.SpeakWrite will provide expertise and support from an audience distribution, development and engagement perspective, and will help the startup scale up once the startup is launched. The startups will be mentored by Quintype’s experts with deep entrepreneurship and corporate experience, along with deep insights in the publishing domain. The program will provide mentorship, technology, a state-of-the-art publisher platform, publishing ecosystem, and an innovative community for a period of 12-24 months.“SpeakWrite will cost no money. However, in exchange for investing SpeakWrite and Quintype resources in the selected startups, Quintype will take a percentage of equity stake in the respective startups. The exact amount depends on several factors: the stage of the startup, the amount of funding raised, the complexity of the initial site/apps, the business plan etc. “As this is a new program, we expect to close this year with 5 startups, out of which we have already picked 3”, said Amit Rathore, Founder