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Scribd is the world’s biggest digital library, featuring a subscription service with premier ebooks including New York Times bestsellers and literary classics. A pioneer of the all-you-can-read model, Scribd’s subscriptions service allows readers to have unlimited access to more than 100,000 books from over 900 publishers, including Harper Collins, Rosetta, and Workman.

Launched in 2007 by Trip Adler and Jared Friedman in San Francisco, CA, Scribd is backed by Y Combinator, Charles River Ventures, and Redpoint Ventures. Scribd’ has more than 80 million active readers visiting the site each month, and its document reader has been embedded more than 10 million times across the web on sites like The New York Times, USA Today, Guardian, and TechCrunch.

Recent Milestones

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    Scribd — Scribd Launches First Global Digital Book Subscription Service, Partners with HarperCollins (10/1/13)
    Posted 12/5/13 at 2:15pm via fastcompany.com
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    Scribd added Julie Haddon as CMO. (8/1/13)
    Posted 9/23/13 at 3:15pm
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    Scribd added Lou Kerner as Investor. (11/1/12)
    Posted 12/2/12 at 12:04pm
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    Scribd received $13M in Series C funding. (1/18/11)
    Posted 1/19/11 at 9:02pm via paidcontent.org
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    Scribd added Sam Soffes as iOS Engineer. (1/3/11)
    Posted 4/15/11 at 8:13pm
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    Scribd — Scribd goes mobile, adds sharing to iPhone and Kindle (2/24/10)
    Posted 4/22/10 at 2:59pm via cnet.com
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    Scribd added Quin Hoxie as Developer. (1/1/10)
    Posted 5/9/12 at 5:29pm
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    Scribd — Scribd launches branded document reader for media companies (10/7/09)
    Posted 4/22/10 at 2:57pm via scribd.com
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    Scribd added Simon Wistow as Senior Search Engineer. (1/1/09)
    Posted 8/6/13 at 6:48pm
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    Scribd received $9M in Series B funding. (12/19/08)
    Posted 12/19/08 at 1:01am via cnet.com
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    Scribd added Tyler McMullen as Senior Software Engineer. (1/1/08)
    Posted 8/6/13 at 6:51pm
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    Scribd received $3.71M in Series A funding. (6/1/07)
    Posted 6/1/07 at 11:49pm
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    Scribd received $40k in Angel funding. (1/1/07)
    Posted 6/1/07 at 11:38pm
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    Scribd received $12k in Seed funding. (6/1/06)
    Posted 6/1/07 at 11:36pm via techcrunch.com
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    Scribd added Tikhon Bernstam as COO/Co-Founder.
    Posted 6/4/07 at 11:19pm
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    Scribd added Geoff Yang as Board of Directors.
    Posted 12/19/08 at 12:51am



CNN Money

Added: 3/25/09

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Added: 8/10/11
What does achieving a big milestone get you at Scribd? An equally big office perk. (via Pando Daily)

By Kym McNicholas On November 18, 2013Scribd, which one month ago launched a subscription plan to allow users to download an unlimited number of books for $8.99 per month, has hit a big milestone: 1 million books bookmarked by users. To celebrate this…


Pando Daily

Added: 12/14/13

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Added: 12/14/13


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  4. Scribd chalks up another $9 million (news.cnet.com) [edit]
  5. Scribd Raises $13 Million To Support Mobile Moves, Product Expansion (paidcontent.org) [edit]
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