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Inkshares

Inkshares is a hybrid publishing company that publishes books based on a crowdfunding model. Read more

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CEO

Jeremy Thomas

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

04/2013

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Unbound is Inkshares's #1 rival. Unbound was founded in 2010 in London, England. Like Inkshares, Unbound also operates in the Publishing space. Unbound generates $4.3M more revenue than Inkshares.

Publishizer is one of Inkshares's top competitors. Publishizer is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and was founded in 2014. Publishizer is in the field. Publishizer generates ∞% the revenue of Inkshares.

Booktrope is seen as one of Inkshares's top competitors. Booktrope was founded in 2011, and its headquarters is in Toronto, Ontario. Like Inkshares, Booktrope also works within the Publishing sector. Booktrope has 67 more employees than Inkshares.

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Inkshares Acquisitions

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Inkshares Funding History

Since Inkshares was founded in 04/2013, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Inkshares has raised $315.0K. Inkshares' funding round was on Nov 2013 for a total of $315.0K

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Since Inkshares was founded in 04/2013, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Inkshares has raised $315.0K. Inkshares' funding round was on Nov 2013 for a total of $315.0K

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Inkshares News

June 14, 2016Crowdfund Insider

Inkshares Launches IP Marketplace App For Agents, Publishers, & Studios

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced on Wednesday it was launching its brand n... See more »
March 24, 2016Crowdfund Insider

Inkshares' "Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside" Dubbed Foreword Reviews' 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced on Friday that Quincy Carroll's Up to the... See more »
January 31, 2016Crowdfund Insider

Nerdist Teams Up Geek & Sundry to Launch Publishing Contest Series on Inkshares

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced on Monday will be expanding its partnersh... See more »
December 1, 2015Crowdfund Insider

Science Fiction/Fantasy-Themed Book Club Sword & Laser Set to Launch Sequel to Inkshares Publishing Contest

Inkshares, a start-up crowdfunded book publisher, announced after running an initial publishing conte... See more »
October 26, 2015THE DIGITAL READER

InkShares Revamps Its Crowd-Funding Platform

Late last week Inkshares announced radical changes to its two-year-old crowd-funded publishing platfo... See more »
October 23, 2015CROWDFUND INSIDER

Funding Goal

This week, crowdfunded book publisher Inkshares announced two platform changes that the company belie... See more »
October 1, 2015CROWDFUND INSIDER

Inkshares Announces Winners of Nerdist Publishing Contest

Inkshares, a crowdfunded book publisher, and Nerdist, the wildly popular digital network founded by c... See more »

Inkshares Blogs

October 9, 2018Inkshares Blog

Calling all authors! The Inkshares 2018 Horror Contest has...

Calling all authors! The Inkshares 2018 Horror Contest has officially begun: https://www.inkshares.co... See more »
September 21, 2018Inkshares Blog

The Inkshares 2018 Mystery & Thriller Contest

Dear Novelists,Welcome to the 2018 Inkshares Mystery & Thriller Contest. We're prefacing it with "201... See more »
September 4, 2018Inkshares Blog

It's pub day for Jacqui Castle's The Seclusion, a...

It's pub day for Jacqui Castle's The Seclusion, a dystopian YA which tells the story of a young woman... See more »
September 4, 2018Inkshares Blog

It’s pub day for Jacqui Castle’s The Seclusion, a...

It’s pub day for Jacqui Castle’s The Seclusion, a dystopian YA which tells the story of a young woman... See more »
August 7, 2018Inkshares Blog

"A gorgeously messy and misguided heroine. I love this...

"A gorgeously messy and misguided heroine. I love this story." -Laura Dern (who's developing the nove... See more »
August 7, 2018Inkshares Blog

“A gorgeously messy and misguided heroine. I love this...

“A gorgeously messy and misguided heroine. I love this story.” —Laura Dern (who’s developing the nove... See more »
August 7, 2018Inkshares Blog

Pictured here: A very happy published author.A Gentleman's...

Pictured here: A very happy published author.A Gentleman's Murder is now in development for televisio... See more »

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Inkshares Headquarters

114 Linden St

Oakland, California94607

415-890-6436

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Inkshares Summary

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Overview

Inkshares is a hybrid publishing company that publishes books based on a crowdfunding model. Inkshares was founded in 04/2013. Inkshares' headquarters is located in Oakland, California, USA 94607. It has raised 315.0K in 1 round. The latest round was ...

CEO

Inkshares's CEO, Jeremy Thomas, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Inkshares's primary competitors are Unbound, Publishizer & Booktrope.

Frequently Asked Questions about Inkshares

  1. When was Inkshares founded?

    Inkshares was founded in 04/2013
  2. Who is Inkshares's CEO?

    Inkshares's CEO is Jeremy Thomas
  3. How much revenue does Inkshares generate?

    Inkshares generates $ < 1M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Inkshares have?

    Inkshares has historically raised $315K in funding
  1. Where is Inkshares's headquarters?

    Inkshares's headquarters is in Oakland California, USA
  2. How many employees does Inkshares have?

    Inkshares has 50 employees
  3. What sector does Inkshares operate in?

    Inkshares is in Publishing
  4. Who are Inkshares's competitors?

    Inkshares's top competitors are Unbound, Publishizer, Booktrope