Indonesian Startup Gives Books a New Dimension

AR&Co, an Indonesian startup that specialized in augmented reality, presented new possibilities for storytelling at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Indonesian Startup Gives Books a New Dimension appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’

Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children's book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend. The post A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-19 05:30:11 UTC ]
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Why a children's book startup is giving hazard pay during pandemic

CEO Jessica Ewing said frontline employees deserve to benefit from the company's growth this year, as parents look for ways to entertain and intellectually nourish their children during the pandemic. Literati, which runs a subscription service for children's books, could be shipping "about a... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-01 05:01:00 UTC ]
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As the Spanish book market grows, women-led startups fill demand

US sales of children's Spanish-language books rose 6 percent over the past year, while overall Spanish-language books rose 15 percent. As America's demographics continue to change, business-savvy bilingual mothers are creating bilingual books, apps, and videos. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Not All Book Startups Have Died

The closure of Pronoun prompted some soul-searching about the entrepenurial culture in publishing, but there still are startups creating new ways to reach readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book

As Germany's ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands' Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award. The post Publishing Startup Notes: Germany’s ContentShift; The Netherlands’ Renew the Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neuland 2.0: Startup Village at the Leipzig Book Fair

Neuland 2.0, a ‘Startup Village for Digital Natives,’ will return to the Leipzig Book Fair to showcase innovative new ideas for the book and media industry. The post Neuland 2.0: Startup Village at the Leipzig Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 1.8 million teens are reading books by text messages thanks to this startup

OK, it's not exactly Dickens. But how about a great story delivered to you by text message? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startup Village for Digital Natives at Leipzig Book Fair

The 2016 Leipzig Book Fair will introduce a new startup showcase called Neuland 2.0 that will highlight the latest innovations and ideas for books. The post Startup Village for Digital Natives at Leipzig Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startup of the week: Book In A Box

The concept behind Book In A Box - that aspiring authors can outsource the entire writing and publishing process - might be controversial, but then founder Max Tucker has made a bestselling publishing career out of profitable controversy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Netflix for Books’ Startup Oyster Is Shutting Down

Most of the ebook startup's team is reportedly moving to Google. The post ‘Netflix for Books’ Startup Oyster Is Shutting Down appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ales Kot, the writer taking comic books to mindbending new dimensions

He has only been in graphic storytelling for three years, but already the Czech-born writer has produced several influential series for the biggest publishers – and his latest is set to reinvent crime noirAt 28 years old, Ales Kot is at the forefront of a new generation of writers injecting... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Publishing Startup Wants To Crowdfund Books For Indie Bookstores

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publishing platform, is working with indie bookstores to help them launch their own imprints.A fledgling publishing company is offering a new tool to indie bookstores: crowdfunded imprints.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zuckerberg's book club pick: 'The End of Power' deals with 'microplayers,' like Hezbollah, hedge funds, and startups

'The End of Power' – a respected, though modestly-selling, nonfiction book – has now been launched to a global audience thanks to Mark Zuckerberg. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is this Wilmington startup the 'Netflix' of e-Books?

Armed with a new name, five employees and $5.3 million in financing, Wilmington-based e-Book subscription service Entitle is open for business this week. Founder Bryan Batten, who left a career in pharma sales to jump off the startup ledge, calls the service “a hybrid of Netflix and a book... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startup Atingo Promises “Radical” Approach to E-Book Library Lending

Swedish startup Atingo, a collaboration between Publit and Axiell, offers a platform for real-time negotiation of ebook lending rights between libraries and publishers. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startups Aim to Share Books Better

The idea of "social reading" has been around for years, but there's a cluster of new companies trying to make it actually work. Two of these startups, Subtext and Findings, launched Oct. 25. Another, Readmill, built around sharing clips/excerpts, is currently being tested. Subtext, for example,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-12 15:00:10 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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