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
Authorship.me, 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.