Shelfie’s executives in Canada talk about the startup scene in book publishing—and conclude it’s not as hot as it used to be. What are the lessons learned?
Just launched this month by No Shelf Required and Total Boox, Croatia Reads’ ‘free reading zone’ offers thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors.
‘Does a Lithuanian author stand a chance in the ocean of books on British bookshop shelves?’ Noir Press’ Stephan Collishaw says he has a good answer.
UK-based Jantar Publishing will take a strong step forward in the output of the translated works, mainly from Central and Eastern European authors.
In quick expansion, the Russian ebook subscription service Bookmate started life as an e-reader producer, and evolved into a subscription service.
Can a ‘gateway to worldwide subscription services’ for self-published authors up the ante for those services? Two Danes think believe it can.
Mobile phones have unused storytelling potential, says oolipo founder Ryan David Mullins, and he wants readers and content creators to further explore this.
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.
Papego is an app currently drawing attention in Germany from readers, publishers, and booksellers because it allows a reader an easy way to keep reading digitally or in print.