Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$389.5M in 2 Rounds from 2 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$89.5 Million on December 29, 2012 / Undisclosed Round
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Description:
Nook Media is a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble and includes their Nook devices, online bookstore, e-content publishing and college business.
Categories:
Content, EBooks, Mobile
Website:
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/
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Company Details

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Founded:
Unknown
Employees:
1 in Crunchbase

Nook Media spun out from Barnes & Noble in 2012. Nook Media is a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble.

Microsoft invested in early 2012 and owns 16.8% and Pearson at the end of 2012 owns a 5% stake.

The nook is an electronic book reader produced by Barnes & Noble and runs on the Android platform. The nook will compete with the Amazon Kindle, iPad, Google's Nexus 7, Kobo, Sony Reader, and other readers. It is has Wi-Fi connectivity, a six inch E Ink display, and a separate, 7" and 9" color touchscreen that serves as the primary input device. The device also has a MicroSD slot for extra storage. Some nooks have a user replaceable battery and a memory card slot as well.

Funding Rounds (2) - $389.5M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Dec, 2012$89.5M / Undisclosed1
Apr, 2012$300M / Undisclosed1

Investors (2)

InvestorRound(s)Partner(s)
Undisclosed (Lead)-
Undisclosed (Lead)-

Current Team (1)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    New York, NY

    USA

Past Team (7)

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Images (1)

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