Inkitt Overview

  • Founded
  • 2014

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 147

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Series B

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $59M

  • Investors
  • 25

Inkitt General Information


Developer of a reader-powered book publishing platform intended to predict future bestsellers. The company's platform consists of a forum to post writing work-in-progress and get feedback as well as to solicit support for things like editing and plot development, enabling authors to post their manuscripts and readers read them for free for a limited amount of time.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Industries
Application Software
Primary Office
  • Rosenstraße 17
  • 10178 Berlin
  • Germany

Inkitt Timeline

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Inkitt Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Later Stage VC (Series B) 05-Oct-2021 $59M 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series A) 28-Aug-2019 0000 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Accelerator/Incubator 22-Mar-2018 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC 25-Sep-2017 $4.66M $5.88M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Seed Round 12-Sep-2015 $1.23M $1.23M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Inkitt Comparisons

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Inkitt Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
20lines Formerly VC-backed Milan, Italy 0 00000 000000&0
0000000 Formerly VC-backed Toronto, Canada 0000 00000 000000&0 00000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Menlo Park, CA 00 000000000
00000000 Venture Capital-Backed Ennis, Ireland 00 000.00 000000 0 000.00
00000000 Formerly VC-backed Copenhagen, Denmark 00 00000 0000000000.
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Inkitt Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Ali Albazaz Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Linda Gavin Co-Founder
Mihaly Borbely Head of Marketing
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Inkitt Board Members (4)

Name Representing Role Since
Harald Nieder Ph.D Redalpine Venture Partners Board Member 000 0000
Ilya Fushman Ph.D Kleiner Perkins Board Member 000 0000
Jan Miczaika HV Capital Board Member 000 0000
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Inkitt Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Inkitt Investors (25)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Annie Case Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Axel Springer PE-Backed Company Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CoastCap Group Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Holtzbrinck Digital Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Michael Lynton Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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