Independent journalism crowdfunding portal, Vourno has announced their expansion into a new market having launched in Ireland. Having only launched this past May, the company had previously expanded their US based operation into Canada and the United Kingdom earlier this year. The platform intends on continuing their expansion into other markets in the near future.
Journalists with a valid bank account in Ireland now have the ability to create projects and participate in this revolutionary platform. Irish Vournos can launch campaigns in Euros and use credit card payments from Pubs around the world. All funds received on successfully funded campaigns will be paid in Euros. Funds will remain as Euros resulting in savings on foreign exchange fees and a seamless user experience.
Joseph Verdirame, Co-Founder of Vourno stated,
“Our goals as a company are to democratize the news, take crowdfunded reporting to the next level and change the entire news landscape for years to come” said Verdirame, “We’re excited to offer our platform to journalists in Ireland and empower them to raise money for news stories that matter most. We continue to work on making our platform easy for our customers around the world to use so that important stories can be covered. “
“Vourno will be launching in Australia, Belgium, France,and The Netherlands in the near future and we will be releasing some exciting new features.We are extremely focused on bringing Vourno to all journalists worldwide.”