Posted by: bluesyemre | November 16, 2012

Oyster App Brings Ebook Library to Your Pocket

  • Though Apple and Amazon seem to have the ebooks market cornered, another startup has entered the digital books space to broaden readers’ selections. Oyster, a startup located in New York City, recently announced plans to launch a subscription-based book app, tailored specifically for smartphones. The first round of Oyster’s financing -– $3 million — was led by Founders Fund, but the startup is releasing few details on its anticipated product. Eric Stromberg, Oyster’s CEO and co-founder, says the team is currently focusing on iOS and developing contracts with some publishing houses.

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