The San Francisco-based iOS publishing platform Inkling has acquired Open Air Publishing, a New York-based publisher of iOS how-to books.
iOS publisher Inkling closed a $16 million funding round and has new deals with Pearson and Elsevier.
Starting Tuesday, Inkling is making its free digital publishing platform, Habitat, available to everyone. The company is also introducing an enterprise product, with publishers including Pearson and Wolters-Kluwer as launch clients.
In an effort to aid book discovery and battle Amazon’s dominance, iOS publishing platform Inkling will allow its roughly 400 ebooks to be fully indexed through Google search. The company plans to add a thousand more books this year.
Want to hire the right people every time? Inkling co-founder and CEO, Matt MacInnis, says it comes down to making sure each person you add perpetuates your company’s values. Oh, and asking them questions when they are super tired helps too.
Inkling, which started out as an iPad textbook publisher and recently launched an interactive e-book publishing platform called Habitat, is moving further into the consumer realm with a new series of Frommer’s interactive digital travel guides.
Startup iPad publisher Inkling is launching a free, cloud-based, interactive e-book publishing platform, Inkling Habitat. That may sounds a…
Almost a month after Apple introduced its own interactive e-book publishing platform, iBooks Author, iPad publishing startup Inkling is introducing its own version, called Inkling Habitat. It’s a free, cloud-based publishing platform aimed at professional publishers.
Printed books may have been groundbreaking technology 500 years ago, and they still have plenty of value as an information-distribution platform — but they are no longer good for every purpose, Matt MacInnis of digital textbook publisher Inkling told the GigaOM RoadMap conference on Thursday.