iUniverse Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1999

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

iUniverse General Information


Provider of self-publishing products and services through online book stores. The company provides editorial services, including editorial evaluation, editorial Rx referral, copy editing, line editing, content editing, development editing, book doctoring, ghostwriting, researching, proofreading, indexing, and cover copy polish.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Specialty Retail
Corporate Office
  • 2021 Pine Lake Road
  • Suite 100
  • Lincoln, NE 68512
  • United States
+1 (402) 000-0000

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iUniverse Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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iUniverse Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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iUniverse Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Lulu (Publishing) Formerly VC-backed Durham, NC 000 00000000000
Hillcrest Media Group Corporate Backed or Acquired Minneapolis, MN 00 000000&0
IngramSpark Corporation La Vergne, TN 00
Smashwords Corporate Backed or Acquired Oklahoma City, OK 000 000000&0
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iUniverse Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Diane Gedymin Vice President & Editorial Director
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iUniverse FAQs

  • When was iUniverse founded?

    iUniverse was founded in 1999.

  • Where is iUniverse headquartered?

    iUniverse is headquartered in Lincoln, NE.

  • What industry is iUniverse in?

    iUniverse’s primary industry is Publishing.

  • Is iUniverse a private or public company?

    iUniverse is a Private company.

  • What is iUniverse’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for iUniverse is 00000.

  • Who are iUniverse’s competitors?

    Lulu (Publishing), Hillcrest Media Group, IngramSpark, and Smashwords are competitors of iUniverse.

  • When was iUniverse acquired?

    iUniverse was acquired on 04-Oct-2007.

  • Who acquired iUniverse?

    iUniverse was acquired by Author Solutions.

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