Exit Q&A — Demotix Founder Turi Munthe Gives His Advice On How To Build A Startup


Back in November last year image giant Corbis acquired Demotix, the crowd-sourced breaking news picture and video agency which had launched in 2008. We present for you a lighting fast ‘exit Q&A’ with founder and former CEO Turi Munthe, who has since left to pursue new projects.

Demotix sold to Bill Gates’ Corbis, the second biggest picture library in the world, in November 2012. On the way, since their launch in January 2009, they built a community of about 40,000 people in every corner of the globe, providing them with a platform to tell stories that nobody else could – or often would – cover. They broke over 1 million news images, reported 100,000+ news stories, published scoops from Iran to Oslo and sold their community’s work all over the world, shipping hundreds of thousands of dollars per year to a network of freelancers from Haiti to Zimbabwe…

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