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.
What Margaret Atwood calls ‘an essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now’ announces a new publisher.
As Germany’s ContentShift opens applications to startups for a second year, The Netherlands’ Renew the Book concludes its second year with its award.
The EVP of the new Kaiken Entertainment has a message for Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum: Think ‘full 360,’ story worlds, and ‘finding the right partners.’
In the crowded author services field, veteran self-published author Scott La Counte launches BuzzTrace to help authors track social media conversations.
As a case of ‘pop-up publishing’ takes hold in the newspaper sector, what can book publishers learn from this consumer-first approach to print and digital publishing?
Catching industry observers off-guard, Shelfie—the Canadian bundler of ebooks with customers’ print editions—quietly announces its service is folding.
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