The Parisian start-up Gloss, which is developing a digital reading platform to make it more interactive, social and collaborative, has completed a funding round of 3 million euros. For this operation, the company has surrounded itself with Kima Ventures, the Xavier Niel headed by Jean de La Rochebrochard, OneRagtime, the technological fund launched by Stéphanie Hospital and Jean-Marie Messier, Expon Capital and Bpifrance. Business angels, such as Patrick Bertrand (Cegid and Holnest Club) and Julien Codorniou (Facebook), also took part in the operation.
A way of going further than Amazon and its Kindle reader, or distributors like Fnac. The platform developed by Glose now contains 1 million digital books (or e-books) from 800 partner publishers. To date, the young shoot claims 600,000 users.Apple-converted-space “>
The objectives of the Start-up
This funding round should enable Glose to accelerate its growth, by emphasizing the development of its R&D and by launching its Glose Education offer in France and the United States. “We are happy to work every day with professors of all disciplines and all levels, whether they are ZEP colleges or Harvard University, to build this solution for the 3 billion students that the world will have. in 10 years», Explains Nicolas Princen.
Gloss: key data
Founder: Nicolas Princen
The head office : Paris
Activity: digital reading platform