This article showcases Startup Pill’s top picks for the best Publishing startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating inside of the Publishing industry and around the world. They are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top Publishing Startups
The New Paper
Founded in 2019 by John Necef and Michael Aft, The New Paper makes fact-first news easy to consume with its text-message based daily news digest. The news-focused startup is based in Indianapolis and has raised pre-seed funding from investors such as Elevate Ventures.
For more information, visit https://thenewpaper.co/learnmore/.. .
WordExcerpt is a U.S. based company focused in the legal acquisition of eastern literary works, translating it into its English derivative edition.
Our vision is to introduce groundbreaking works to set free into a world full of unbridled possibilities.. .
ElevateU enables professors to rapidly create an interactive AI textbook that dynamically adapts to each students’ learning modalities. Publishing AI Textbooks and Digital Courses.
HigherEd Instruction Simplified with Dynamic and Adaptive E-Learning Platform and Sandbox. “Reducing student expenses while increasing professor earning potential”.
Esaiyo is a platform creates “Social Identities” for objects and stores them in the blockchain. Esaiyo believes that every object in time and space is unique.
The Esaiyo platform captures this uniqueness and allows users to interact with objects that are important to them.. .
WorldPlus International, Inc is a technology company specializing in digital publishing tools and platforms. It was founded in 2019 with a goal to make readable-media interactive and accessible for everyone around the world.
Its main product “WorldPlus”, an all-you-can-read digital magazines platform, offers a fully interactive library of world-renowned magazines. The company’s other services include “Whytelabel”, a way for publishers and third parties to create their own standalone platforms based on the proprietary technology behind WorldPlus with monthly fees and “Conversyon”, a paid solution to make readable-media interactive..
Flashpub is a research tech startup that makes it easy to quickly publish high-impact research discoveries. The startup is re-inventing discovery workflows for researchers.
Their products use clean, minimal designs that focus on expressing results in well structured, machine-friendly documents. Using a smaller, faster, and smarter article format, they make publishing as fun as the science itself for both academic and industry researchers.
Flashpub was founded in 2017 and is based in La Jolla, California, United States.. .
PlatformExecutive.com is an industry leading membership portal for entrepreneurs and senior professionals serious about building platform and portal-based businesses. We publish approximately 500 news articles per month, which are categorised using our platform taxonomy and also available in audio format.
Members can benefit from the Knowledge Base content library. This growing content silo offers hard-to-find information, how to guides, tips and insight articles, designed to help you ideate, launch, grow and manage your platform business.
Additionally, we offer premium consulting services to members and non-members alike.. .
Expanrr is a digital media platform focused on improving entrepreneurs’ lives by educating and motivating them. Its focus is on the entrepreneurs who are networking – collaborating and learning at the same time, to set up small businesses or start-ups.
The company aims to create an atmosphere by educating and motivating the masses to share ideas, grow, and thrive. Shiv S Mishra started the company in New Delhi, Delhi in 2019..
Fondée en 2019, TapNation est une start-up tech spécialisée dans le jeu vidéo mobile, plus précisément les jeux dits “hyper-casual” (des jeux simple à destination du plus grand nombre d’utilisateurs). Après une levée de fond et trois HITs (Ice Cream Inc, Bubble Sort et Cowboy Flip 3D), TapNation ambitionne de devenir l’un des acteurs clé du marché du publishing.
Nous publions les jeux de nos partenaires (studios et développeurs du monde entier) puis pilotons leur acquisition et leur monétisation.. .
Founded on April 17 2020, by Isaac Mashman, Mashman Ventures is a public relations firm that specializes in personal branding. Having worked with individuals from a variety of fields, Mashman Ventures leverages unique strategies in brand development and marketplace positioning to maximize results, while minimizing expenses.
These methods ensure that each client is being properly perceived in the public’s eye, leaving them with the foundation for long term success. An unrivaled personal brand.
If you are an ambitious person who wants to be followed, in-demand, and respected, please email Mashman Ventures at [email protected] or send us a message on your social media platform of choice.. .
Hardaway Wire is a subscription-based media company. Its inaugural publication, Snapshot is a global political intelligence briefing created with a proprietary data identification and extraction method.
It has a gross open rate of 94% from a bipartisan readership of global CEOs and government officials. 11% of its members are billionaires..
dearJulius.com organizes the best lifestyle content to make it easier for you to focus on yourself, stay cognizant, and be relevant. dearJulius.com is a web portal powered by dearJulius.com Inc., a New York corporation, is a Media Company under the laws of New York state in the United States of America.
dearJulius.com originated as an internet-based articles aggregator and archive service launched on June 09, 2000. Articles originally came from leading media.
By 2010, dearJulius.com had expanded its focus to include original content, as part of its plans to become a major media organization.. .
Guru Tech Solutions
Guru Tech Solutions is one of the top Digital Marketing and IT firm in Tirupati in which we are also into different sectors apart from DM & IT such as ITES & Retail. We are in this game since 2015, fulfilling our client’s needs and delivering projects on time with maximum quality.
You can also order customized T-Shirts from us. Our Services 1.
Digital Marketing. 2.
Graphics/LOGO Design. 3.
Web Design & Dev. 4.
App Development. 5.
Civil discourse is broken. We live in a society fueled by sterilized exchanges and hyper-personalized media consumption.
There is no space for dissent and discussion, only tacit compliance with the norm. What we need is a place for honest exploration of the human experience.
The Doe was created to fundamentally change the way people engage with ideas, with each other and with themselves. We are a destination for sincerity.
Where contributors share experiences and opinions—anonymously. We are a new kind of publication.
We are The Doe.. .
ThinkPhile.com is an online publishing Blog ,Content ,News and Media Platform . Helping you realize BIG things for your blog & side-hustle! Served with a complimentary side of snark and a smile.
Location : Surat ,Gujarat India Email – [email protected] .
PipFeed is an A.I. powered reading app for prolific readers.
The app for people who have a desire to learn. People who want more than just “breaking news” apps.
People who love ideas. People who want to grow.
People who lead. People who create.
People who inspire. Pipfeed’s Artificial Intelligence system observes which articles you have interacted with and learns your likes and dislikes.
Our newsstand app includes the best online blogs, latest articles, and the latest news articles from trusted sources and showcases them to you in a neat way. It’s like having a personal Editor who publishes a newspaper just for you.
Bullish was born in February 2020 from a passionate group of VICE, Instagram and NY Times alumni. Bullish is a conversation about money — which is absolutely, hands-down, without a doubt, the most taboo topic.
People will talk about sex, politics, religion or their innermost feelings before they would ever reveal their income or checking account balance. But if you want to have more of it, talking about money is necessary.
Learning about money can be intimidating, as there’s no structural system in place — like the food pyramid or driver’s ed — to teach us about managing our finances. And despite this, we collectively consider poor money skills as something embarrassing or shameful.
At Bullish, we remove those practical hurdles — shame, embarrassment, intimidation and etiquette — in the way of frank discussions that ultimately help us get better at money, whether it’s making it, saving it, investing it, or spending it.. .
Howtodiscuss is a discussion & question-and-answer website created, edited, and organised by its team & users. Howtodiscuss enables people from all over the world to connect together to share and learn across millions of common interests & topics.
The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.. .
Merrative is a community for avid readers and writers to discover recommended books/articles curated by the community and expand ideas on them via discussions. Readers can save time to find their next best read as the community curates for them in this age of information overload.
We are first-of-it’s kind ‘Reads as tags’ based vertical social network where we connect like-minded readers who have read the same book and article as you so that you can widen your perspectives on ideas consumed with others via conversations. We also partner with individuals, institutions, and organizations to facilitate online/offline meetups for discussing reads across various topics..
We are a platform that balances both woke and informative content relevant to the masses. Catch the latest updates on business, travel, tech, and Entrepreneur, Startup News, Funding news, Indian Startup Ecosystem TheIndiaBizz.
News that brings a buzz.. .
Deluxe Music Group
Deluxe Music Group is a boutique music & sound design agency. Our passion is creating premium audio content for for film, television, games, and advertising.
Our team of award winning artists, composers and producers are experts in a variety of genres and our work can be heard in movie trailers, AAA games, and national ad campaigns. Work with us and hear the difference when it’s Deluxe..
JTV Digital offers media services to assist artists in marketing their labels. The company’s range of services consist of marketing, promotion, YouTube monetization, VEVO upload, SoundCloud monetization, consulting, and video distribution.
Furthermore, it offers music licensing services to its clients, consisting of cover song licensing and publishing. JTV Digital was founded in 2013 by Jeremie Varengo and is based in Paris..
The Femedic is an educational women’s health publication that deals with areas of women’s health considered taboo. Through two distinct content streams, we treat health as a holistic combination of different factors — emotional, lifestyle, cultural, social — rather than being just physical.
As well as answering medical queries with comprehensive, supportive, and medically accurate content, we address sociopolitical factors that impact women’s health outcomes, such as gender.. .
“Ex post” — out of the after. It’s a clipped form of “ex post facto,” itself a bastardized version of the Latin for “after the fact.” Here at EX/POST, though, we aren’t interested in reactive action so much as perceptive thought—we want art, poetry, fiction, essays on the craft, one-act plays, and more.
Founded in 2020, EX/POST MAGAZINE is a nonprofit independent literary and arts journal. We seek to spotlight both the best art and writing the Internet can find and serve as a refuge for underrepresented voices, topics, and genres.
We want both great art and reflections on such; we want to publish work at the forefront of today’s trends, but we also want to break down the meaning of those trends to make the cutting edge of “high theory” accessible to all. More than anything, we want to be a home for timely, experimental, and most of all daring writing.
Whether it’s avant-garde theater, traditional poetry, a satire of the Oscars, or an essay on any of the above, we believe you have something valuable to say—we can’t wait to hear it.. .
OaMetrix a web-based application specially designed for Open Access publishing with many added functionalities. It accumulates accepted articles information from publishers’ systems and connects authors, universities, funders and publishers through a single system.
OaMetrix facilitates online payment, self-service invoice, author eligibility for APC and the article approval process. OaMetrix able to manages different types of deals that take place among institutions, funders and publishers..
Phlywheel’s mission to help small businesses simplify the landscape of digital marketing and give them the skills and confidence they need to build a winning marketing strategy and plan. The company does this through…
**Content.** Offering a combination of webinars, articles, frameworks, templates, curated lists, guides, masterclasses, and regular programming to help our members build their knowledge daily. **Community.** A private community has a wealth of knowledge and experience, from the Truly team (the people behind Phlywheel) to guest experts to peers and beyond.
Anyone needing immediate answers (or even just some support) can post safely to the main feed, group chat, a smaller group, or just send a private message. **Coaching.** Through weekly virtual group plan jams, live-streamed Q&As, breakout sessions for masterclasses, the ability to set up 1-on-1 help time with a subject matter expert, and more, our members get the personalized guidance they need to reach their goals.
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Laptop Backpacks King
Laptop Backpacks King (LBK) is a laptop backpack lover’s blog. We find the best laptop backpacks and suggest based on its price, quality, customer reviews and, sales etc.
Our goal is to provide the best laptop backpacks from the globe.. .
Paperwiff is a vernacular publishing platform that allows anyone to share ideas and perspectives that words matter to them. For writers, Paperwiff offers simple creation tools combined with a larger distribution network.
For readers, Paperwiff allows people to follow people and topics that really matter to them and receive a personalized feed of content every day. Readers can join in the conversation by commenting, recommending, or responding to posts.
It was founded n 2019 and headquartered in Bangalore, India. .
ThisIndulge is a digital media brand for young adults to inspire, discover, and regain their life. ThisIndulge creates content that intersects Culture, Style, Travel, and Wellbeing.
We are also focused on young adults who are changing the status quo and making an impact in the world. We escort our audience to discover and pursue a more independent, fulfilling, and informed life through everything that’s happening in the world and their personal life.
So they can focus on their pursuit of happiness!. .
Pakistan biggest media review and rating portal which collects user ratings about, talk shows, films, dramas, actor and actresses. This is one of the unique portal which provides un biased rating directly from the community or public of Pakistan.
So all the rating and reviews are 100% authentic and accurate. Being the first portal of such type in Pakistan we are the pioneers and hoping to cover the whole media industry..
Comic Art Academy
We keep students away from all sorts of today’s distractions and negative stimulations. No need for smart-phones, no need for using several software and unnecessary tools.
We’re committed to teaching your child how to make her very own comic book from start to finish.. .
Writers Republic, LLC
Writers Republic is a self-publishing company and it has everything to publish your book the right way. By signing up with Writers Republic, you will be given the best advice and services available.
Not only that, you are also given full support and advice by highly skilled and experienced publishing professionals.. .
BoxedCMS is a Custom Content Management System. It helps publishers to build or rebuild stunning Web portals, Digital directories, Magazines and City portals.
A Custom CMS tailored to suit your business needs. Built on NodeJS that can customize any web portal or directory.
Let’s inspire and ignite your audience by finding your brand the perfect home. Listed below are custom web portals and directories which can be built with BoxedCMS.
Journal/Blog News Portal City Portal Business Directory Classified Ad directory Lifestyle Magazine Wedding Portal Travel Guide Real Estate Directory Event Portal BoxedCMS owns and represents online media platforms, custom directories delivering powerful results through luxury publishing expertise.. .
Marketing Weekly- your guide in navigating the overwhelming sea of marketing content. Here we dissect every topic that matters to you as a business professional, spice it up with analysis & deliver it to you with a touch of our story-weaving magic! Whether it be industry trends or brand evolutions, we bring them to life in our articles & infographics.
Behind the scenes, our team of marketing enthusiasts from top B-schools & companies continuously strives to provide the best content possible – we pride ourselves on our standards! Drop your suggestions & reviews at [email protected] or [email protected] .
LetsAuthor provides a digital platform and related support toward multi-author writing of books to be published. We are a publisher, and we source / commission our books by Open Authoring.
Books on LetsAuthor originate from ideas conceived by our editorial team, or by our collaborating authors and publishing partners.. .
Noqta is Afghanistan’s first independent news aggregator. Noqta provides the best coverage of current events in Afghanistan curated from leading news sources and offers free journalists the opportunity to contribute articles directly and independently.
Noqta aims to place news at the center of the readers’ lives and focuses on the best possible reading experience and ensures that the users never miss an important story about Afghanistan. Noqta was launched in 2020 in Kabul, Afghanistan..
48%* of video streaming subscribers are having difficulties finding content accross multiple subscriptions. FLIMO is helping solve this problem by providing cross platform recommendations based on mood.
*Source : Deloitte digital media trends, March 2019. .
We are a publication led by David Corne. We curate and create our own articles to give our audiences more exposure of news on finance and tech.
We believe they both have a fundamental impact on society, as we offer a more in-depth perspectives.. .
Aavomi is one of the best Blog for Motivation, Inspiration, and self-improvement. It can be very very helpful for your daily and professional life.
Our sole purpose is to give you the best motivational, inspirational and self-improvement related content.. .
The CoWork Space
The CoWork Space is a media site & online community that serves as a haven for women who work from home. As the landscape of remote work continues to evolve and grow, The CoWork Space will help women celebrate the exciting aspects of working from home, as well as tackle its common downsides such as loneliness, productivity issues, and the fear of lacking personal and/or career development.
Launching with site content and a weekly newsletter, The CoWork Space hopes to eventually expand its offerings to a community membership, online skill development courses, and professional mentorship.. .
ReaderApp is a digital publishing platform for publishing, buying, selling and reading of electronic books. The unique thing about ReaderApp is it’s up to the minute information of books traded and immediate disbursement of royalties via Mobile Money.
Electronic books cannot be downloaded but read on the app via ReaderApp’s inbuilt book reader. Self published authors and Publishing Houses are guaranteed the safety of their books on the app.