With Interest From Asia, Mid-Core Game Developer nWay Raises $5 Million Series A

NWay, the two-year-old gaming startup behind the Facebook game Chrono Blade, has raised a $5 million Series A round. Co-founder and CEO Taehoon Kim said TransLink Capital, which led the round, is well connected in Asia and that the action RPG has generated interest from Asian publishers. The company plans to launch new online multiplayer features this week, and will carry those real-time MMO features over to iOS, Android and Ouya ports of Chrono Blade next year -- something nWay says is a technological feat for mobile. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

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Restaurant software startup raises $5 million

Fairfax restaurant software startup MarginEdge Co. has raised $5 million in fresh funding, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from New York-based In Good Company Hospitality. It brings its total funding since MarginEdge's founding in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Contemporary Literary Fiction Books That Are Game-Changers

If you want to do some serious reading to reflect on humanity and its many aspects, these 5 contemporary literary fiction books are for you, including A Burning By Megha Majumdar. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Raising our A-game

Many Deaf people are natural storytellers, with a flair for creative thinking. And yet there are so few of us in publishing. As well-publicised research shows, just as people of colour are grossly underrepresented in this field, so too are disabled people, making up only 6.6% of the entire... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 06:12:15 UTC ]
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Here’s what you need to know about the book club service that just raised $40 million.

This morning, PR Newswire broke the news that Literati, an “innovative literary brand,” has just raised 40 million dollars in Series B funding. Among its investors is NBA giant Steph Curry. If you’re anything like me, you may have some questions, among them: What’s the $40 million being used... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Reputation Reparo! A Harry Potter TV series is in early development at HBO Max.

The Hollywood Reporter announced this morning that a new Harry Potter series is in early development at HBO Max. Though HBO Max and Warner Bros. said in a statement that “there are no Harry Potter series in development at the studio or on the streaming platform,” multiple sources have confirmed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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S&S scoops Nadia Shireen's 'game-changing' middle-grade series

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish Nadia Shireen's first middle-grade series, Grimwood, after winning a heated six-publisher auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Game of Thrones' duo are making a 'Three-Body Problem' series for Netflix

Fresh off of adapting a book series that did pretty well as a TV show, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are bringing another trilogy of novels to the small screen. Along with Alexander Woo (The Terror: Infamy and True Blood), the... Continue reading at Engadget

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5 of the Best Series on Audio to Keep You Listening for Days

Get immersed in a world and get in deep with the characters in these compelling audiobook series (and learn the length of each series). Continue reading at Book Riot

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S4 Capital Hopes to Raise $126 Million to Further Expand Through Mergers

Martin Sorrell's S4 Capital proposed a new share offering today in hopes of raising $126 million (or 100 million euros) to further its expansion through mergers and acquisitions. The disclosure was made as part of S4 Capital's latest trading update where the company, which houses digital media... Continue reading at AdWeek

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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

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Print Unit Sales Fell 5% in Mid-March

Unit sales of print books fell 5% in the week ended Mar. 21, 2020, compared to the similar week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CA Freelance Writers “Encouraged” By Latest AB 5 Development

California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has revealed updates to a proposed amendment that, if passed, would clarify which writers can be considered independent contractors and which must be treated as full-time employees under state statute AB 5, which took effect on January 1. Revealed on... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Most Investors Don’t Want to Touch Media Anymore. But Axios is Going to Raise Another $20 Million.

A few years ago, investors were eager to throw money at digital media startups. Not anymore. But there are some Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Honda Develops an Animated Comic Series to Promote Its 2020 Civic Hatchback

Honda is backing its redesigned 2020 Honda Civic Hatchback with animated comic series Revenge of the Biospiders on Facebook and Instagram. Revenge of the Biospiders debuted on National Comic Book Day Wednesday. Honda said in an email that it "focuses on an apocalyptic world where genetically... Continue reading at AdWeek

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HarperCollins snaps up 'game-changing' spy series

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5 Great YA Science Fiction Series

If the idea of saying goodbye to epic sci-fi worlds fills you with sorrow, check out this list of great YA science fiction series and read on! Continue reading at Book Riot

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