This helps publishers, authors and media companies alike to recreate and distribute existing content in a new form, fit for modern-day tablets, e-readers and smartphones.
The company already has partnerships in place with a number of book publishers and agents, and published ‘Vooks’ with bestselling authors like Deepak Chopra, Seth Godin and Tom Peters.
Vook has also launched its own digital e-book imprint, which will deliver 500 ‘how to’ and educational titles to the market later this year.
Vook was founded in 2008 by serial Internet entrepreneur Bradley Inman, who previously founded Inman News, HomeGain.com (which he sold to Classified Ventures in 2005) and TurnHere.com. Meet the rest of the team here.
The company raised $2.5 million in seed funding last year, from rock star investors like Ron Conway, Baseline Ventures, Founder Collective, Maples Investments and Lerer Ventures.
Vook was founded in 2009 by serial entrepreneur Brad Inman with the vision of lighting up the world’s content in the post-PC world. Vook has created an innovative technology platform that produces rich media experiences for the tablet market. Vook works with a range of content partners including NBC, Simon & Schuster, ABC and Hay House and most major distribution channels including Apple, Amazon, Google and Barnes & Noble.