KiteReaders is the Saas platform for publishers & authors to create, distribute & market their children's picture books for iBooks, Kindle and Nook stores. The company is profitable with awesome operating margins and it is growing rapidly with 71% YoY in Q2'13. KiteReaders recently added two big brands as its customers.
With 30+ kids’s ebook best sellers & 7 design awards: KiteReaders platform has produced more chart toppers and received more design accolades than anyone else in the children's picture ebook market!
KiteReaders is based in SF Bay Area and founded by two Yahoo! alums well-versed in mobile and publishing.
Seed investors include 500 Startups; Tad Hills, Best Selling Children's Author; Rana DiOrio, CEO of @Little Pickle Press a multi-award winning children's book publisher; and Rich Siegel, BD executive @NuvoMedia (the makers of the first eReader & founded by Martin Eberhard - also founder of Tesla)
SeedApr 15, 2013$100,000
500 Startups is a Silicon Valley based seed fund & accelerator founded by PayPal, Google, YouTube, and Yahoo alums. We have invested in a number of e-commerce and fashion companies, and have co-invested with numerous top venture capital firms.