The Global Editors Network launched a new contest at the News World Summit in Paris today, which has seen a number of new startups already outline their service or product to delegates, who will then vote on what they have seen.
The Startups for News competition saw more than 50 startups enter, with 13 selected who will present to the conference over today and tomorrow.
Speaking to the conference, GEN’s deputy director Antoine Laurent said there was “a need for more contact and more communication between media groups, editors-in-chief and smaller companies, startups offering editorial services”.
The 13 selected startups are mostly French outlets, but there are also four others from other parts of the world.
The winner will be declared on Friday.