Press and media

  • Video marketplace platform Newsflare lands £2.4 million funding

    Post on December 2016

    We're pleased to announce Newsflare has secured £2.4 million funding from Edge Investments. The investment will allow Newsflare to execute plans for growth and expansion into the US and Japan. Read in full here.

  • Car Crash Global as seen on World Screen

    Post on November 2016

    Newsflare partnered with ITN productions, one of the UK’s leading production companies to be the exclusive archive partner providing a multitude of dash cam and helmet cam clips. Check more here.

  • Social Media Week - Rotterdam 2016

    Post on November 2016

    Newsflare's Bevan Thomas discusses consumers as co-creators and the power of user generated content at this years Social Media Week in Rotterdam. Social Media Week in Rotterdam.

  • Social media platforms: what you need to know about publishing, sharing and sourcing visual media content

    Post on October 2016

    Newsflare's Bevan Thomas, Co-Founder, examined the issues surrounding publishing and sourcing visual content on social media platforms in a live Q&A at Visual Connections New York. A programme can be found here.

  • A nice little earner

    Post on August 2016

    Newsflare member Charlotte Thomson speaks to the Daily Mirror to explain how she makes money from her videos from her phone. Charlotte uploads footage from the seaside rescues to pet chihuahuas, knowing that there is an opportunity to earn a little money with video. Read the full article here.

  • Bevan Thomas speaks live on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours consumer affairs programme

    Post on July 2016

    Co-Founder and Commercial Director of Newsflare, Bevan Thomas speaks on BBC Radio 4'S You and Yours Consumer Radio Show on re-couping the costs back from a holiday by sharing your video footage. Listen to the interview.

  • Newsflare appoints Senior Advisor

    Post on May 2016

    Splash founder Gary Morgan joins Newsflare as Senior Advisor, helping to grow Newsflare internationally. Read the full article to hear from Gary Morgan.

  • The Associated Press catches up with partner Newsflare

    Post on May 2016

    The Associated Press catches up with partner Newsflare in an interview with Bevan Thomas, Co-Founder and Commercial Director. Watch the full case study here.

  • Rudeish Tube

    Post on May 2016

    Rude(ish) Tube - Newsflare agrees a deal with UK production company October Films to supply user generated video content. Read on to find out more.

  • Viral Thread

    Post on May 2016

    Viral Thread, part of Jungle Creations has joined forces with Newsflare to access our up-to-the-minute portfolio of video content. Read on to find out more.

  • Bevan at Ft Digital Media 12 - 13 April

    Post on April 2016

    The Associated Press catches up with partner Newsflare in an interview with Bevan Thomas, Co-Founder and Commercial Director. Watch the full case study here.

  • Jon at Local Web Conference

    Post on April 2016

    Jon, Co-Founder and CEO of explains the idea behind his London based user generated local video platform at the Local Web Conference 2016 in Nuremberg. Watch the video here.

  • Newsflare named ‘a start-up to watch’

    Post on January 2016

    Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism names Newsflare 'a start-up to watch' in their 2016 predictions. Find out more in the Media, Journalism and Technology Predictions 2016.

  • Newsflare expands into China

    Post on November 2015

    Newsflare receives a mention on VOD Professional as they announce their expansion into China.

  • Planet of the Apps - Interview

    Post on June 2015

    David McClelland, technology journalist and broadcaster, interviews Newsflare Co-founder and COO Bevan Thomas – watch the interview on YouTube.

  • Mobile Journalism TV Special

    Post on June 2015

    Newsflare receives a mention on David McClelland’s Smartphone Creativity blog – editor David shares exclusive clips of the Planet of the Apps Mobile Journalism Special.

  • How the Smartphone will be the Biggest Decider in the General Election

    Post on May 2015

    Newsflare receives a mention on Techradar, Technology, Tested. Has my mobile got election news for you?

  • Ferguson’s Other Shooter

    Post on March 2015

    Newsflare receives a mention in The New York Times Magazine, article by Adrian Chen. “….Newsflare, a London-based start-up that scours the Internet for newsworthy amateur video in hopes of monetizing it for its creators in exchange for a share of the proceeds...”.

  • The Listening Post – How Technology is changing the News

    Post on August 2015

    Newsflare's Co-founders, Jon Cornwell and Bevan Thomas are interviewed on Al Jazeera's The Listening Post - watch the interview on YouTube

  • New User-Generated video app to launch

    Post on July 2013

    Newsflare receives a mention on “…will join apps such as Scoopshot, Newsflare and Demotix, which act as platforms where newsrooms can gather user-generated content and where users get paid in return for their images. Scoopshot focuses on photography, Newsflare on video and Demotix covers both…”

  • Newsflare launches brand new Android App

    Post on April 2013

    New application allows the public to upload newsworthy video from their smart phones and get paid for it. London 16th April 2013 – Newsflare, the dedicated video news submission platform for the public, announced the launch of its first Android App on Google Play… Read full release

  • How to Make Movies – and Money – with your Mobile

    Post on July 2012

    Newsflare receives a mention on David McClelland. “….As mobile journalism (‘MoJo’) is a particular interest of mine, I find the Newsflare concept very interesting indeed. The Newsflare app lets you upload video footage from your iPhone, either on-spec or in response to an ‘assignment’”.