A short guide to crowdfunding journalism

In the spring of 2013, we raised 1.7M dollars with a crowdfunding campaign for our Dutch journalism platform De Correspondent. Two years later, we still receive invitations from conferences, students and journalists to talk about how we did it. We feel flattered by these requests. Yet we’re way too busy with our current challenges to […]

An update from De Correspondent’s renewal campaign

We’re in the midst of our renewal campaign at De Correspondent. In spring 2013, 18.933 pioneers backed our crowdfunding campaign for a daily antidote against the hypes of the day (read more about this world record in journalism crowdfunding). We went live on September 30th, 2013, and now these founding members will have to decide whether they’d like […]

Dutch journalism platform De Correspondent now has 30,000 paying members

Repost from Medium: How we’ve doubled our number of members, one year after our world record in journalism crowdfunding De Correspondent is a Dutch-language, online journalism platform that offers background, analysis, investigative reporting, and the kinds of stories that tend to escape the radar of mainstream media because they do not conform to what is normally […]

About Dutch journalism startup De Correspondent

Repost from Medium: How we turned a world record in journalism crowd-funding into an actual publication De Correspondent is a Dutch-language, online journalism platform that offers background, analysis, investigative reporting, and the kinds of stories that tend to escape the radar of mainstream media because they do not conform to what is normally understood to be […]