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DailyLit, 2/2013

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Plympton

DailyLit, their consumer-facing product, consists of a team of publishers, product designers and engineers on a mission to bring the best fiction and non-fiction to the world’s 600 million smartphones and tablets. And they do it in a way that fits into daily life’s small moments.

They are the only team that combines world-class software engineers (MIT, ex-Palantir) with an eminent editorial staff (New York Times-bestselling author) that has relationships with publishers of the world’s best writers. Their library has included stories from:

  • Alice Munro, Nobel Prize winner
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize Winner
  • Julia Glass, National Book Award Winner
  • John Grisham, 250 million+ books sold

Acquired by Plympton in spring 2013, DailyLit was founded 2006 by USV Partner Albert Wenger and Susan Danziger. It has grown to 200,000 users and a mailing list of 150,000. We are building a next-generation mobile e-reading app focused on curated selections—shorter form and serialized—for subscription.

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Rooster

Rooster is an app that was created by Plympton.

Every month, Rooster sends two novels to your phone, a classic and a contemporary tale. They arrive in small installments, according to a schedule set by the user.

The app is available on iOS.

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  1. Plympton Acquires DailyLit In A Serialized Fiction Team-Up, Susan Danziger And Albert Wenger Become Investors (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. DailyLit Debuts Revamped Website (publishersweekly.com) [edit]
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