With its promise of making books easier to read on phones and tablets, the Immer app wins this year’s €50,000 Renew the Book prize.
The Netherlands’ ‘Renew the Book’ Names Its 2021 Longlist
The ‘Renew the Book’ Innovation Award is intended to support Dutch startups and organizations that promote reading.
The Netherlands’ ‘Renew the Book’ Program Opens for Submissions
Aimed at supporting Dutch startups and organizations that promote reading, ‘Renew the Book’ Innovation Award is now accepting submissions for the 2021 prize.
Frankfurt Names Its Domestic Wildcard Winner; Forgoes an International Winner
Because the pandemic makes travel uncertain, Frankfurter Buchmesse names only a German Wildcard winner this year: Munich’s &Töchter Verlag.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Sixth Annual Free-Stand Competition
Two free stands at Frankfurt are available again this year—one for a winner from Germany and one for an international recipient.
A Book-Sharing Startup in Mexico: ‘Publishers Love Us Because We Buy Books’
Little Bookmates, a Mexican startup, offers a children’s book lending and home delivery—an approach inspired by the sharing economy trend.
Frankfurter Buchmesse Opens Its Fifth Wildcard Stand Competition to 2019 Entries
Open to companies that haven’t exhibited at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Wildcard competition offers a free stand to a German and an international startup.
UK’s Blake Freeman Johnson Media: ‘An Original Cyber Publishing Concept’
Put together by three former key players in the UK’s Bonnier Publishing, Blake Freeman Johnson Media is to focus mostly on nonfiction.
Serial Box Gets the Jump on Halloween Friday With a Free ‘Exquisite Corpse’ Series
Taking free promotions beyond the “Micro Monday’ push-notification stage, Serial Box rolls out a day-long series of ‘Exquisite Corpse’ installments on Friday.
The Pigeonhole Pivots: Building Conversation Ahead of New Releases in the UK
Now with an overall pool of some 35,000 registrants and about 5,000 active readers, the UK’s The Pigeonhole engages consumers ahead of a release to generate word-of-mouth.