Scribd’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Scribd is a digital library that offers e-books, magazines and audiobooks subscription services for individuals. Read more

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Trip Adler

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84/100

Founded:

2007

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Playster is perceived as one of Scribd's biggest rivals. Playster is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and was founded in 2014. Playster operates in the Internet Software industry. Playster generates 5.81% the revenue of Scribd.

Audible is one of Scribd's top competitors. Audible is a Private company that was founded in 1995 in Newark, New Jersey. Like Scribd, Audible also competes in the Educational Materials field. Compared to Scribd, Audible has 2,730 more employees.

Storytel has been one of Scribd's top competitors. Storytel was founded in 2005 in Stockholm, Stockholms län. Storytel competes in the E-Learning field. Storytel generates $86.6M more revenue than Scribd.

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Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
SlideShare, Inc.

Aug 2020

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undisclosed
SlideShare is a content sharing company that provides presentation, infographic and storytelling solutions for individuals and businesses.

These are all the companies that Scribd has acquired. Scribd's latest acquisition was SlideShare, Inc. in Aug 2020. SlideShare is a content sharing company that provides presentation, infographic and storytelling solutions for individuals and businesses.

Scribd Funding History

$40K$3.8M$12.8M$25.1M$47.1M$105.1M

Since Scribd was founded in 2007, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Scribd has raised $105.1M. Scribd's last funding round was on Nov 2019 for a total of $58.0M

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Nov 2019
$58M

Spectrum Equity

Series D
Dec 2014
$22.1M
Series C
Jan 2011
$12.3M
Series B
Dec 2008
$9M
Series A
May 2007
$3.7M

Total Funding: $105.1M

Since Scribd was founded in 2007, it has participated in 6 rounds of funding. In total Scribd has raised $105.1M. Scribd's last funding round was on Nov 2019 for a total of $58.0M

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No recent investments found related to Scribd

Scribd News

August 11, 2020TechCrunch

Scribd acquires presentation-sharing service SlideShare from LinkedIn

SlideShare has a new owner, with LinkedIn selling the presentation-sharing service to Scribd for an u... See more »
August 9, 2020CNET

Get 3 months of Scribd for just $15 - CNET

Regularly $10 per month, you're saving 50% on unlimited access to thousands of ebooks, magazines and ... See more »
July 23, 2020Good E Reader

Scribd is making a big play for Spanish ebooks

Scribd is an unlimited audiobook and ebook subscription platform. The company has recently been makin... See more »
July 23, 2020PUBLISHING PERSPECTIVES

Editorial Planeta Mxico in Exclusive Deal With Subscription Service Scribd

Adding some 1,000 titles to its catalogue, the Planeta books bring Scribd's Spanish-language offer to... See more »
June 30, 2020Good E Reader

Scribd has just added hundreds of new magazines

Scribd has just added hundreds of new magazines their unlimited subscription platform. Notable titles... See more »
June 30, 2020Engadget

Scribd expands its subscription catalog with over 1,000 magazines

Scribd has been pioneering its "all you can read" publication subscription service for some years now... See more »
May 30, 2020Good E Reader

Scribd Perks is a New Bundling System

Scribd is no stranger to bundling various subscription systems. The unlimited audiobook and ebook com... See more »

Scribd Blogs

May 3, 2016Scribd Blog

May Scribd Selects

May Scribd Selects are now available! Enjoy this collection of editor-selected books, audiobooks, and... See more »
April 28, 2016Scribd Blog

Quiz: What's Your Superpower?

What super power should you actually have? Take our superpower quiz to find outThe post Quiz: What's ... See more »
April 27, 2016Scribd Blog

Fresh Reads for Eating Fresh

Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice saucier, celebrate spring with these fresh reads, guarante... See more »
April 22, 2016Scribd Blog

5 Green Reads for Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, we've rounded up our favorite books about the natural world and all the ways w... See more »
April 20, 2016Scribd Blog

5 Ways to Get Ready for Game of Thrones

Our favorite Game of Thrones inspired books, cookbooks, and yes, even sheet music, will help get you ... See more »
April 13, 2016Scribd Blog

Be More Successful With These Fresh Reads

No matter how you define success, these five books will help you prioritize, stay focused, and achiev... See more »
April 8, 2016Scribd Blog

Fresh Reads for Urban Gardeners

Whether you're known for your green thumb (and your veggie gardens!) or you're a complete novice, the... See more »

Scribd Press Releases

November 14, 2016PRWeb

Many Medications Dropped by the Largest Pharmacy Benefit Managers - Don't Worry - Prescription Hope The Nation's Fastest Growing Pharmacy Program Offers Them for $35 Each

Program works directly with pharmaceutical companies to deliver medications direct from the pharmacy ... See more »
October 19, 2015BRIEFINGWIRE

Hulalime Promises Its Customers High Quality Digital Lifestyle Products To Enhance And Improve

For the conscious and avid shopaholic who enjoys experimenting and indulging in the purchase of digit... See more »
June 24, 2015PR NEWSWIRE

The Stylus That Will Replace Pen & Paper

ATHENS, Greece, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scrib is the next generation stylus designed from scrat... See more »
January 28, 2015NEWSWIRE.NET

ScribD Offers Coupon on Beach Villa Holidays

TravelersInsights magazine on the ScribD offers the latest tips for independent travelers and a coupo... See more »
July 25, 2014PRLOG

Books of James Hilgendorf now on Scribd

All nine books from author James Hilgendorf are now available on Scribd, the exciting new subscriptio... See more »

Scribd Videos

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Scribd is a digital library that offers e-books, magazines and audiobooks subscription services for individuals. Scribd was founded in 2007. Scribd's headquarters is located in San Francisco, California, USA 94107. It has raised 105.1M in 6 rounds. Th...

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Scribd's Co-Founder & CEO, Trip Adler, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Scribd's primary competitors are Playster, Audible & Storytel.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Scribd

  1. When was Scribd founded?

    Scribd was founded in 2007
  2. Who is Scribd's CEO?

    Scribd's CEO is Trip Adler
  3. How much revenue does Scribd generate?

    Scribd generates $100M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Scribd have?

    Scribd has historically raised $105.1M in funding
  1. Where is Scribd's headquarters?

    Scribd's headquarters is in San Francisco California, USA
  2. How many employees does Scribd have?

    Scribd has 220 employees
  3. What sector does Scribd operate in?

    Scribd is in Educational Materials
  4. Who are Scribd's competitors?

    Scribd's top competitors are Playster, Audible, Storytel