Notion Press a Chennai based self publishing startup has raised around $1 million in Pre series A round of funding from undisclosed investor.
The funds will be used for expand its services, strengthen its management team and plans to consolidate.
It was founded in 2012 by Naveen Valsakumar, Jana Pillay and Bhargava Adepalley. It is a self publishing platform for Indian writers to sell and publish books around the world in eBook and print form. It provides various services including Distribution, publishing, marketing and book printing to both publishers and author across the world.
Naveen Valsakumar, co-founder and CEO, Notion Press, said,
“We are growing aggressively and looking to go international this year. We will be intensifying our coverage across India and fuel our operations internationally as well with these funds. With support from our investor group, we will be able to execute our vision more rapidly and broadly.”
With publishing it also provides data, tools and expertise which allow authors to take business decisions. With the new technology on which Notion Press is working will help the authors to actively promote their work. The company is also planning to provide its services in more Indian languages.
For Notion Press, India is an important, highly vibrant and competitive market. India has 600 living languages and around 2000 languages being spoken among the larger communities.