Ingram Picks 7 Startups for its Accelerator Program

Ingram Content Group and the Nashville Entrepreneur Center have selected seven book tech startups from around the world to participate in (EC) 1440 Accelerator for publishing innovation.

The 1440 Accelerator participants are: 

Authorpad Publishing, led by McWhilton Chikwenengere, Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe, led by Roberto Machado de Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Freenters, led by Rho Kook Song, Chicago, Ill.

Leafless, led by Richard Billings, Memphis, Tenn.

PiracyTrace, led by Scott La Counte, Anaheim, Calif.

PublishSoSimply, led by Michal Majewski, Poznan, Poland

Woodpie, led by Anuradha Bajpai, Bangalore, India

The publishing-centric accelerator consists of a 14-week business building program, and the accelerator groups will engage onsite at the EC with the curriculum, community, connections and capital necessary to turn innovative ideas into reality. The 1440 Accelerator, named for the year Johannes Gutenberg perfected his printing press technology, begins Jan. 31 and ends May 9, 2016.

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