Status
Acquired by Amazon on March 29, 2013
Funding Received
$2.8 Million in 2 Rounds from 8 Investors
Founded:
January 15, 2007
Headquarters:
Santa Monica, CA
Description:
Goodreads is a website that allows users to find, share, recommend and review the books they love.
Founders:
Elizabeth Khuri, Otis Chandler
Categories:
Textbooks, Networking, Curated Web
Website:
http://www.goodreads.com

Detailed Description

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. As of July 2013, Goodreads has 19 million members who have added more than 600 million books to their shelves and written more than 25 million reviews. Loved by avid and casual readers alike, Goodreads members can discover new books by seeing what their friends are reading or by using the Goodreads Book Recommendation Engine; share ratings and recommendations; track what they have read, and list what they want to read. Goodreads is also a place where more than 77,000 authors connect with readers. Goodreads is a subsidiary of Amazon (AMZN).

Current Team (6)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $2.8M

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Products (1)

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    GoodReads

    The site has standard social networking features, with users having the ability to edit their...

Acquisitions (1)

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Investors (8)

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Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Goodreads SF

    188 Spear Street

    Third Floor

    San Francisco, CA 94105

    USA

  • Goodreads SM

    1444 9th St, Suite B

    Santa Monica, CA 60401

    USA

Competitors (11)

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    weRead

    weRead is a social network based community for book lovers, a place where you can find others who...
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    Babelio

    french booklovers social network
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    aNobii

    aNobii is a social network that allows readers to shelve, find and share books with other users.
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    Socialogue

    Socialogue is a tool to allow people to socially catalogue personal libraries. In terms of...
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    AbeBooks

    AbeBooks, an Amazon subsidiary, is an online marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print...
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    Pluit Solutions

    Pluit Solutions is web application development and design house run by Herryanto Siatono, infused...
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    Bookhuddle

    Bookhuddle is a social-networking and book reference site created to help you discover, organize,...
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    BookGlutton

    Social Reading Platform

Images (1)

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