us embracing the global opportunity. Amazon last launched a Kindle store in 2014. We talk of it as the world's biggest book store but actually it has only 14 global stores. The Kindle store is completely blocked across most of Asia and Africa. Apple has 51 global stores, but many are just placeholders. Apple's ebook expansion ground to a halt years ago. There is no evidence Apple plans to re-ignite its global ebook strategy.
us embracing the global opportunity. Google Play has 75 global stores but again, many are placeholders. There is no evidence Google Play plans to re-ignite its global ebook strategy. Kobo is global, but not as global as it likes to think. Most global readers are sent to the US international store where books are territorially restricted and US-priced. There are few localised payment options. No evidence Rakuten is willing to fund Kobo’s global ambitions further.
the world, to have their work available, to any reader and listener anywhere in the world. An impossible dream in the pre-digital books era. But digital means yesterday’s dreams can become tomorrow’s reality.
team with a big vision and great ambitions: • Core Team: 8 people, average age of 35, working together for +5 yrs. • Our HQ is in Italy and we’ve people in the US, India and West-Africa. • We’re distributing about 300k ebooks, 10k POD-books and 3k audiobooks to 250+ retail partners across over 40k consumer points. • We have a community of 20k+ indie authors, small presses, medium sized and big publishers across 6 continents.
expansion and growth, with a special focus on the emerging markets. Giacomo combines a passion for the Internet and blockchain technologies with his love for books as the best tools for improving human potential.
of Communication Michele Marcucci Chief Technology Oﬃcer Giovanna Russo Head of Marketing Lorenzo Giuggiolini Head of Operations Francesco Cittadini Chief Financial Oﬃcer Luca Razzano Solution Architect
print-on-demand paperbacks, and audiobooks. Our standard model is no up-front fees and we take just a 10% commission per sale made (20% for audio). We deliver our catalogue of approx. 300,000 titles to retail, library and subscription outlets around the world. Retail – as well as distributing to third party outlets we have our own international online bookstore (soon to include audiobooks).
tools for authors and publishers to create and format digital and printed books, as well as to upload their own completed projects. Editorial Services – we oﬀer formatting, design, editing and proofreading services. Translation and audio services soon.
At StreetLib we are actively engaged with global literacy partners to bring more books to more readers. We actively support the UNESCO Year of Indigenous Languages. For 2019 and into the 2020s we have commenced our programme to engage with schools and libraries around the world to deliver digital reading content wherever it is needed, not just where it is proﬁtable.
Standard (tnps.world) as a free service to industry stakeholders oﬀering news, data and unique insights about aspects of the global book markets that other trade journals do not routinely cover. We also publish B2B newsletters like Publish Africa, Publish MENA and Publish Global.
everybody can signup and start using the platform right away • Multi-channels: +250 integrated retail partners all over the world • (Almost) Real-time sales analytics across all the +250 integrated retailers • No exclusivity whatsoever • Support for bulk-upload via XLS/ONIX/FTP + complete APIs for any integrations • Automatically conversion of non-styled Word manuscripts into EPUB • Fully featured online book cover designer • International book store
storefronts) • Apple Books (with 51 local storefronts) • Google Play Books (with 75 local storefronts) • Kobo Books (with +15 local storefronts) • Kobo Plus • Barnes & Noble • Scribd • StreetLib International Store • Bajalibros • Casa Del Libro
international publishing 2. Supporting the world’s indigenous languages 3. Supporting global digital libraries and the global education sector 4. Supporting global publishing & writers organisations, book fairs & festivals 5. Integrating new retail partners all around the world 6. Further developing the tech platform: AI capabilities, royalties mngt, etc… 7. Supporting big publishers international eﬀorts 8. Becoming the best partner for publishers of any kind and nationality
Singapore • Lazada – Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand • Shoppee – Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia Some of the new retail partnerships we’re working on: • Livremoi - Francophone Africa • Kotobna - MENA • Gramedia - Indonesia • Ookbee - SE Asia • Juggernaut - SE Asia • Bookville World - Nigeria • Periplus - Indonesia • OpenTrolley - Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia
BookPride (Genova, Italy) on October 18-20, 2019 • The Publishing Fair (Turin, Italy) on Nov 22-23, 2019 • Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome, Italy) on Dec 4-8, 2019 • SIEL Casablanca (Morocco) on Feb 6-10, 2020 • London Book Fair (UK) on March 10-12, 2020 • Bologna Book Fair (Italy) on April 30, 2020 Upcoming Events Where You’ll Find Us: