Gründerin und Programmleiterin
Media Lab Bayern
TU MAY 23RD, 2017 // 11.10 AM – 12.00 PM // Young Profressionals
Founders, Facts & how to overcome all these „Yes, but…“ Phrases.
Lina Timm is founder and Program Manager of “Media Lab Bayern”, an incubator for new ideas in digital journalism. “Media Lab Bayern” supports talents and teams in founding media startups with mentoring programs and financial support. Previous to this, Lina Timm wrote for outlets like “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung” or “ZEIT” and worked as video journalist for formats that screened on ARTE or “ProSieben”. She studied German studies, media sciences and sociology in Hamburg and attended the German School of Journalism in Munich. As a side project she founded the Slack community www.digital-journalism.rocks, which is a place to share best practices and expertise from now over 1000 digital journalists. Lina Timm was elected by „medium magazin“ as one of the “Top 30 till 30” in 2015.
“Media Lab Bayern” is a an early-stage incubator for media startups and a hub for digital innovation in the media market. The organisation supports teams and talents who want to start their own media project or startup. “Media Lab Bayern” opened its doors in July 2015, as a safe space in which interdisciplinary teams can get together and come up with ideas. “Media Lab” offers a Media Entrepreneurship Program to help talents to validate their media startup idea. The Media Startup Fellowship offers teams office space, mentoring and a protoyping budget to get their media startup started. “Media Lab Bayern” is a project by the BLM and sponsored by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology.