Overview

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Status
Acquired by on August 25, 2008
Total Equity Funding
$1M in 1 Round from 6 Investors
Headquarters:
Seattle, WA
Description:
Shelfari is a social cataloging website that allow book lovers to create virtual bookshelves and keep track of what they read.
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Social Media
Website:
http://www.shelfari.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
2006
Aliases:
Tastemakers
Employees:
2 in Crunchbase

Shelfari, Inc is a division of Amazon that runs Shelfari, a social network for book lovers.

Funding Rounds (1) - $1M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2007$1M / Series A6

Current Team (2)

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Products (1)

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  • Shelfari is an Amazon-owned social network for book lovers. It houses a large user community, and features book recommendations, author

Competitors (9)

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  • AbeBooks, an Amazon subsidiary, is an online marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books from thousands of sellers.
  • aNobii is a social network that allows readers to shelve, find and share books with other users.
  • Goodreads is a website that allows users to find, share, recommend and review the books they love.
  • LibraryThing is a social cataloging web application for storing and sharing book catalogs and various types of book metadata.
  • Pluit Solutions is web application development and design house run by Herryanto Siatono, infused with Ruby On Rails (RoR).
  • Reading Trails is a book recommendation social network that enables users to create and discover trails of books.
  • Social network for books collectors
  • Socialogue is a tool to allow people to socially catalogue personal libraries. In terms of functionality, it is similar to sites like

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Seattle, WA

    USA

Past Team (2)

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