Wattpad 'in sale talks with multiple bidders'

Wattpad, the online story writing website, is in talks with multiple parties to sell the enterprise, with a $500m price tag being mooted, Canada 24 News has reported.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-11 08:40:16 UTC ]
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