Crowdfunding For Journalism

PARTNER EVENT: The Future of Journalism and News together with the Professional Journalists of NYC Meetup are presenting a panel discussion on Crowd Funding for Journalism. Our panel:

Michael Helman  Co-Founder of Crowdzu 

Michael Shapiro  Co-Founder of the Big Roundtable

Joseph Verdirame  Co-Founder of Vourno

They will discuss the history of crowd funding, some examples of its use in several long form journalism sites and the Vourno model. 

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  • Ameen S.

    I learned a lot as well - Paul and David, thanks for putting together such a great panel. I'm looking forward to seeing everyone soon!

    April 6, 2014

    • Paul V.

      Thanks Ameen. You should all know that the Crowdfunding event was a suggestion from Ameen. He also did some preliminary research that helped flesh out the panel. Next event will be a discussion of data journalism and Ameen also suggested that topic.

      April 6, 2014

  • Lola G.

    Dear all, thank you for sharing about crowdfunding and journalism. It was great. In fact today I started to use Vourno. Please, take a look to my project: /12

    I hope you like,


    April 6, 2014

  • Geoffery M.

    Learned a lot. Hope to see you guys at future meetups!

    April 3, 2014

  • Alok T.

    Really great discussion. Can't wait to return to hear more fascinating topics in journalism. Thank you, Paul and David for a great event.

    2 · April 2, 2014

  • Kiwi C.

    Sorry Paul! Opportunity for a story came up, just happened, so not able to make it tomorrow. Next time! :)

    April 2, 2014

  • pamela g.

    i thought i had responded yes...? ah well. i'll take the wait list.

    April 1, 2014

  • rachel

    Once there's a location, I'll RSVP.

    March 20, 2014

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