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Epic! is the world's leading online children's subscription book service, offering thousands of high-quality books for children ages 12 and under. Partnerships with leading publishers including HarperCollins, Macmillan and National Geographic bring age-appropriate, award-winning fiction and non-fiction books to your child's fingertips.

Books on Epic! can be instantly discovered, read and shared with friends. Personalized for each individual reader, Epic! is the only place to access thousands of high quality, curated children’s books without the need to purchase or download them one by one. Beautifully designed for mobile and featuring fun, game-like elements, Epic! provides kids with a personal library they can take anywhere. In a world of unlimited screen time, Epic! is a smart alternative to games and videos. 

TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQRedwood City, CA, US
Websitegetepic.com
Employee Ratings4.5

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)93(+2%)
Job Openings14
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Epic!

Tim Ditlow

Tim Ditlow

VP of Content
Alisa Menell

Alisa Menell

VP of Marketing
Norman Basch

Norman Basch

VP of Business Development
Vishwa Ranjan

Vishwa Ranjan

VP of Product
Bernie Murphy

Bernie Murphy

COO
Tim Catlin

Tim Catlin

VP of Engineering
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Epic! Office Locations

Epic! has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
702 Marshall St #280
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Epic! Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2013

Epic! total Funding

$51.5 m

Epic! latest funding size

$30 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Epic! investors

Epic!'s latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $30 m. In total, Epic! has raised $51.5 m
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Epic! Operating Metrics

Epic!'s Paying Subscribers was reported to be 1.7 m in Jan, 2019.
Jan, 2019

E-books

35 k

Paying Subscribers

1.7 m
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Epic! Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

78/100

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Epic! Online and Social Media Presence

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Epic! News and Updates

Brighteye Ventures announces new €50 million edtech fund

Brighteye Ventures, a Luxembourg-based VC firm, has closed its first edtech fund at €50 million to invest in education technology startups. The firm will invest in the seed, Series A, and B stages of edtech companies that are developing solutions and products for the education sector, from primary s…

Epic! Blogs

Our Favorite Classic Children’s Picture Books

Check out some of our favorite classic children’s picture books, on and off our platform! As time flies, stories come and go, but the best books never go out of… The post Our Favorite Classic Children’s Picture Books appeared first on Epic Blog.

New Epic Books This Month

Check out some of the newest Epic books available for September!  Many of you know that we’ve got over 40,000 children’s books on our platform, but did you know we’re… The post New Epic Books This Month appeared first on Epic Blog.

Are Audiobooks as Good as Reading?

Are audiobooks as good as reading? See why, plus our top audio picks below.  While nothing beats the joys of getting swept up in the written word, the benefits of… The post Are Audiobooks as Good as Reading? appeared first on Epic Blog.

Best Free Learning Apps for Kids

Check out our picks for the best free learning apps for kids ages 12 and under!  After a year of remote learning and maybe lots of (not-so-great screen time), high-quality,… The post Best Free Learning Apps for Kids appeared first on Epic Blog.

Best Audiobooks for Kids

Check out our picks for best audiobooks for kids, both on and off our platform!  The best audiobooks for kids are familiar, beloved tales that entertain them while they help… The post Best Audiobooks for Kids appeared first on Epic Blog.

Best Realistic Fiction Books for Kids

Check out our picks for best realistic fiction books for kids, both on and off our platform!  Realistic fiction is a powerful way to help young readers gain a deeper… The post Best Realistic Fiction Books for Kids appeared first on Epic Blog.
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Epic! Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Epic! founded?

    Epic! was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Epic! key executives?

    Epic!'s key executives are Tim Ditlow, Alisa Menell and Norman Basch.

  • How many employees does Epic! have?

    Epic! has 93 employees.

  • Who are Epic! competitors?

    Competitors of Epic! include Dadventures, Encantos and Educational Development Corporation.

  • Where is Epic! headquarters?

    Epic! headquarters is located at 702 Marshall St #280, Redwood City.

  • Where are Epic! offices?

    Epic! has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Epic! have?

    Epic! has 1 office.