MDIF Ventures Receiving Applications from Digital Media for Investment Fund

Harlan Mandel,
Chief Executive Officer, MDIF

The New York-based Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a non-profit investment fund that supports independent news outlets in countries with a history of media oppression, has announced that its subsidiary, MDIF Ventures, is receiving applications for investment from young and growing independent media companies with positive social impact and potential to scale.

MDIF Ventures is offering investment to successful applicants for a new cohort of media projects which should be located in, or serving audiences in countries where there is a lack of free and independent news and information.

Successful applicants will receive equity financing and strategic advice to help them take their business to the next level.

The application deadline is 10 December 2023.

For more information and to apply, visit