Polar Mobile Raises $6 Million For HTML5-Based Publishing Platform, MediaEverywhere

Polar Mobile, a digital media platform provider that builds apps for some of the biggest media companies, today announced it has secured an additional $6 million in funding. The new round, led by growth equity firm Georgian Partners, joins more than ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Patreon Raises $2.1 Million for Subscription-Based Crowdfunding Platform

In what could be the biggest variation on crowdfunding, San Francisco Patreon has raised $2.1 million in funding for its subscription-based system. Patreon allows fans to pledge recurring payments to a creator rather than provide one-off support to a single project. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Metamarkets Raises $6 Million To Help Big Web Publishers Corral Big Data

A ad tech startup that promises to help Web publishers make sense of all the data their ad sales generate. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Oetinger34, Community-Based Publishing Platform, To Release First Titles

This July, the first titles will appear from Oetinger34, a creative platform for authors, illustrators and readers launched by German publisher Oetinger in 2014. The post Oetinger34, Community-Based Publishing Platform, To Release First Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mobile Self-publishing Platform XinXii Launches in Russia

German self-publishing platform XinXii, which allows indie authors to sell their titles through mobile ebook shops, has gone live in Russia. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GigiOM Raises $6 Million in Round Led By Reed Elsevier

GigaOM, a media company targeting the tech space, has secured a $6 million round of funding led by Reed Elsevier's investment group Reed Elsevier Ventures. Existing venture partners Alloy Ventures and True Ventures also participated in the round. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Platforms are not forever’: Hearst’s Troy Young on platform-publisher relations

Troy Young, president of Hearst Magazines Digital Media, said social platforms need to share more of their financial success with publishers because creating great content is expensive. The good news, he said, is that platforms are paying more attention, creating teams to work more closely with... Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers

The social network is becoming a news and content network, thanks to your content. The post Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Mobile, Idealism, More Mobile: What UK Publishers Worry They’re Not Worried Enough About

Some of the U.K.’s leading premium publishers gathered together for the Association of Online Publishers’ Autumn conference on Thursday in London. Top of the agenda was the issue of cross-platform publishing and the challenges pub ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Amazon Publishing will get new publisher, based in Seattle

Amazon Publishing will have a new leader when publisher Larry Kirshbaum leaves on Jan. 17 and is replaced by Daphne Durham. Durham will be based in Seattle — not the New York office. She has served as editor in chief and has already taken over responsibility for adult trade books and children’s... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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New App Publishing Platform for Niche Publishers

While big-name magazines have held a presence on Apple’s Newsstand since its inception, small to medium-sized publishers have had a harder time breaking through. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-06-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faith-Based Publishers on Surviving, Thriving in 2020 and Beyond

After the last traumatic 18 months, religion publishers face the future by staying nimble, flexible, and, always, hopeful. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The newest self-publishing platform for writers? OnlyFans.

The Internet has opened up new modes of self-publishing for writers: subscription services like Substack and Patreon, online releases on platforms like Gumroad, and even NFTs. Now, we’re seeing the debut (to my knowledge) of a new self-publishing model: writer Aurora Mattia has published her... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Knight Foundation Invests $5 Million in 'Library-Centered' Digital Platform

The funding will support the Palace Project, a nascent partnership between LYRASIS and the Digital Public Library of America to develop digital tools and services for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’

'The biggest threat to our industry post-Brexit,' says the Publishers Association, is an 'international copyright exhaustion framework.' The post UK Book Publishing Industry Raises Copyright Alarm: ‘Save Our Books’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Historic Home of Warwick's Saved After Friends Raise Millions

More than 30 people raised $8.35 million to buy the building that houses Warwick's bookstore in La Jolla, Calif., saving it from having to move from where it has operated since 1952. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers, Authors to Raise More Aid for Indie Bookstores

Indie Shindig, a virtual event series for booksellers created by half a dozen publishers, aims to raise up to $18,000 for We Need Diverse Books and Binc. Author Gayle Forman and Penguin Books for Young Readers are contributing sales of Forman's new novel to Binc's "Thrive to Survive" campaign. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores

Ingram Content Group seeds Binc's 'Survive to Thrive' bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org. The post US Book Industry Charitable Foundation Raises $1 Million for Bookstores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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6 Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be Published Over Offensive Images

The company that oversees the children’s author’s estate said that the titles contained depictions of groups that were “hurtful and wrong.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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