Five startups will be chosen for development in the ContentShift Accelerator and one will win €10,000 at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
The ‘Renew the Book’ Innovation Award is intended to support Dutch startups and organizations that promote reading.
Aimed at supporting Dutch startups and organizations that promote reading, ‘Renew the Book’ Innovation Award is now accepting submissions for the 2021 prize.
Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich’s &Töchter Verlag.
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.
German mobile storytelling app oolipo has its funding curtailed by Bastei Lübbe, while marketing tool OptiQly’s assets are bought by Ingram Content.
‘We always thought we’d sell to an educational publisher,’ says the founder of Gojimo. And that wasn’t the only thing that surprised George Burgess.
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