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Librify

The first comprehensive subscription offering for eBooks and digital channel for book clubs and shared reading

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD

Company Summary

Librify is the first comprehensive subscription service for eBooks and the first digital social reading experience. The book market is in the nascent stage of digital transformation. Librify's eBook offering leverages the subscription model and social media features that have proven successful in other media. Librify targets the estimated 25M book club members in the US, an under-served market with inherently viral networks.

Team

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    Joanna Stone
    Co-Founder and CEO

    15+ years experience in publishing and digital media; Led Book Publishing/Education Practice for media-focused Investment Bank, DeSilva+Phillips
    Held executive roles at Reed Elsevier, Thomson Reuters, Dow Jones, Accenture and Time Warner.
    Investor to start-ups City Maps, Thuzio, Axial Markets; Board member, Matterhorn; Advisory Board of ProPublica and Book Expo America;
    BS, Masters, MIT, MBA, Harvard Business School

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    Cody Musser
    VP Product

    Product lead for Bookish (book industry consortium, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, Penguin); Managed product efforts for a number of start-ups in mobile and social-media, including founding Grubspy and Piki Geek

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    Neil Levin
    VP Business Development

    20+ years experience in publishing; Publisher of Time Life Books and President of Publisher Marketing Group; SVP of National Book Network and the Rowan & Littlefield Publishing Group,

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    Jim McKenzie
    VP Marketing & Merchandising

    Extensive experience with mobile digital marketing and book publishing experience, including senior marketing roles at Nokia, Scholastic, HarperCollins, Bookspan

Advisors

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    Cooley
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Alessandro Piol, co-Founder, Vedanta Capital, Angel Investor
    Unconfirmed
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    Mark Gerson, co-founder Gerson Lehrman Group, Angel Investor
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    Andy Rosen, CEO, Kaplan, Angel Investor
    Unconfirmed