Old World "[p]ublishers are working so hard to defend an existing platform that they can’t devote the time, resources and creativity to pioneer in a new medium."
So says Nicholas Callaway, 58, the founder and chief content officer of Callaway Digital Arts, a New York and San Francisco-based app development and publishing company. Callaway Digital Arts is all about the digital (e.g., non-paper, interactive, etc.) future of publishing.
Since 2010, with $6 million in funding from venture capitalists Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Nick Callaway has been growing (from 10 employees to 47, with 15 engineers) a publishing company for the 21st Century.
On March 13th, 2012 the Digital Book Works blog published Jeremy Greenfield's interview with Nick Callaway. It's a fascinating peek into the digital future of "books."
Thanks to Porter Anderson for the link.
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