NowPublic Raised $10.6 Million for Citizen Journalism

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NowPublic Raised $10.6 Million for Citizen Journalism
July 31, 2007

NowPublic received $10.6 Million from Rho Ventures, Rho Canada, Brightspark and Working Opportunity Fund.

What does NowPublic do?

NowPublic is a site providing citizen journalism.

VCU says:

NowPublic is a news network using the public to cover events. As of the writing of this article they had over 120,000 users in over 3,000 cities.

If you would like to join you may do so for free, they provide a page for you to share pictures and video as well as your stories. They also provide a mechanism for the public to tip you, pay you.

They claim they are one of the fastest growing news organizations in 12 months, with thousands of reporters in over 140 countries. During Hurricane Katrina, NowPublic had more reporters in the affected area than most news organizations have on their entire staff.

See the NowPublic website.




Read more about Rho Ventures here.

Read more about Brightspark here.


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