Shelfari, a social network for bibliophiles, has been acquired by Amazon for an undisclosed amount. Amazon has been a longtime supporter of the Seattle based startup, having invested $1 million in the
Earlier today we reported that Amazon had acquired AbeBooks, an online retailer of rare and used books from independent publishers. AbeBooks held a major (although not majority) stake in a site called
Shelfari, the Amazon-backed community networked around books, has introduced editable author profiles in hopes that it can become a destination for not only biographical information but interactions b
Los Angeles based Goodreads, a social network focused on book lovers, has managed to get to 650,000 registered users and near profitability without any funding at all in their first year since launch.
We’re hearing that Amazon has invested $1 million or so in Seattle based Shelfari, beating out at least one venture firm that competed for the deal. Shelfari is a website where users input all o
Seattle-based Shelfari is a book centered social network that launched last fall. There’s lots of competition in this space, including Library Thing, Listal, Delicious Monster and others. The ba