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Skyreader Media Inc.

Skyreader has created an interactive content creation, conversion, story telling and monetization tool for business and consumer users.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded March 2010
  • Employees 11
  • Website skyreadermedia.com

Company Summary

Our digital world is exploding. Businesses and consumers are looking for tools to create interactive content quickly and cost effectively. Skyreader Media Inc. (“Skyreader”) has created a state-of-the-art interactive content creation, sharing and monetization tool (“Skyreader Studio”). We have contracts with Baker & Taylor, Harper Collins and Disney is referring us to their 500 licensees. Random House, CBS/Paramount and Penguin are the testing.

Team

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    Kevin Gillis
    President & Chief Content Officer

    Kevin Gillis is one of Canada‘s leading independent producers. He was the creator, producer, director and head writer of the highly acclaimed, Gemini award-winning animated family series, The Raccoons, broadcast in more than 180 countries. In 1990, Gillis produced the theatrical animated feature The Nutcracker Prince for Warner Bros, which featured the voices of Peter O‘Toole and Kiefer Sutherland.

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    Michael Iscove
    COO & CFO

    Over 20 years of international expertise in enhancing corporate value, operational management and governance for private and publicly traded companies. Demonstrated success in strategic business development, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and assisting with legal transactions. Leads strategic development and execution of business plans. Enhances corporate value through results-based planning and initiative execution.

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    Shane Guay
    Director of R&D

    Created, implemented, and managed the overall development effort. Responsible for design, management, and development of Skyreader Studio and accompanying web infrastructure. Work closely with the engineering team and play a key technical leadership role in identifying and evaluating new technologies that will contribute to the success of the Skyreader technical solutions. Leads full engineering team in short-cycle, agile i development culture.

Advisors

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    Michael Slan, Fogler Rubinoff
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    PWC
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Skywriter (parent company) - $3 million
    Unconfirmed
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    Friends and family - $1.5 million,
    Unconfirmed