Five startups will be chosen for development in the ContentShift Accelerator and one will win €10,000 at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
With jury enthusiasm ‘in no way diminished’ because of pandemic-driven restrictions, the Börsenverein’s program for startups begins a mentoring stage.
This year’s ContentShift accelerator program includes both genuinely new startups and some companies that have, as organizers say, ‘market maturity.’
When the five startups chosen for this year’s ContentShift program in Germany pitch their respective offers at Frankfurter Buchmesse, they’ll have been given three months of accelerator attention and support.
The third iteration of Germany’s publishing startup incubator ContentShift features mentoring and a €10,000 prize announced at the Frankfurter Buchmesse. And the first outing for a new YA translation honor will flag the book to American librarians.
As Germany’s ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands’ Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award.
ContentShift, an accelerator for publishing startups, named Papego the startup of the year for its potential to become an international industry standard.
Six shortlisted startups are headed to Frankfurt Book Fair, where they’re in contention for a €10,000 award as part of the newly devised ContentShift accelerator program led by Germany’s Börsenverein.
The FuturePublish conference in Berlin was one of the last physical events of its kind this year, and will be a digital show in January.
Speakers at the debut Frankfurt Academic Conference, held online, examined how the coronavirus pandemic and open access are influencing academic publishing.
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