Nicolas Kayser-Bril

France

Biography

Nicolas Kayser-Bril is a developer and a journalist. He is the CEO and co-founder of Journalism++, a start-up that brings journalists and developers together to rethink journalism. He was previously in charge of data journalism at the Paris-based Owni.fr.

He pioneered new forms of journalism in France and in Europe and is one of the leading experts on data journalism. He regularly speaks at international conferences, teaches journalism in French journalism schools and gives training sessions in newsrooms.

Funded projects

Housing Stories

The project “Housing Stories” makes inequalities real and visible by telling the fight of families on three continents to live in a decent and affordable flat.

Detective.io

Impact investing aims to reconcile development goals and profit-driven ventures. This project uses data journalism techniques to analyse a series of innovative projects combating energy poverty.

Kivu: Microcredits Adrift

Video journalist Pacom Bagula has dedicated much of his research to women entrepreneurs in eastern DRC who have built successful businesses with microcredits. Through feature-length and web documentaries, this project tells his story.