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Inkitt is the first reader-powered book publisher, offering an online community for talented authors and book lovers. Inkitt uses a computer algorithm to predict book success based on reader behaviour. Inkitt’s algorithms try to predict a novel's success based on the behaviour of online readers. Inkitt aims to place promising novels under contract and pitch them to A-list publishers, such as, Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins. Inkitt runs contests for writers where the winner gets published. Winners are determined by reader engagement and user votes.

HQBerlin, DE
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)97(+4%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Inkitt

Ali Albazaz

Ali Albazaz

Founder & CEO

Inkitt Office Locations

Inkitt has offices in Berlin and New York
Berlin, DE (HQ)
Rosenstraße 17
New York, NY, US
433 Broadway
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Inkitt Financials and Metrics

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Inkitt total Funding

$21 m

Inkitt latest funding size

$16 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Inkitt investors

Inkitt's latest funding round in August 2019 was reported to be $16 m. In total, Inkitt has raised $21 m
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Inkitt Operating Metrics

Inkitt's Users was reported to be 1.6 m in Aug, 2019.
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1.6 m
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Inkitt Cybersecurity Score

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Inkitt Online and Social Media Presence

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Inkitt News and Updates

Quickfire Questions: Ali Albazaz, Founder And CEO, Inkitt

Ali Albazaz established Inkitt to connect authors to readers online and use a manuscript's popularity to determine whether it should be published

Inkitt Blogs

What’s Wrong With My Book? Top Tips for Diagnosing the Issue

Writing can be a tough job but you know what’s even more difficult? Self-diagnosing what’s not working in your novel. Maybe you’ve sent it to beta readers and gotten some negative feedback. Or you’ve been slogging through the writing but it just doesn’t seem to be tying together the way you planned.…

That’s Funny! Adding Humor to Your Novel

An unexpectedly funny line, character, or situation is a wonderful surprise in a novel. Even dark stories sometimes have humorous elements—the comedy relief. I know I’m drawn to funny books, and it’s the primary requirement for my son’s chosen tales. You don’t have to be a comedian to add humor to y…

10 Muse Teasers to Try Outside

Your writing space is a sanctuary, but you can only stare at the same four walls so long before they stop leaking ideas. If your muse is sneezing from all the dust, head outside and try these 10 muse-teasing writing prompts. One: Trash Hunt Visit a park and look for scattered trash. Who left it, and…

Inkitt Author Spotlight – Nathalie Hooker

Nathalie Pauline Hooker Francis, who publishes her work as Nathalie Hooker, comes from San Andres, a tiny Columbian island in the Caribbean. Born into a family of artists, writing is her medium of choice. Also a consultant for Claro Mobile Services, this busy mom of a four-year-old still manages to …

Frenemies – The Mashup No One Asks For

Frenemies – you know the type. It’s usually a typical trope in the friends-to-lovers trend. Or maybe it’s just an ambiguous character that used to be friendly, but now has a stick up their butt. These kinds of people are confusing enough for your protagonist to live with. You can imagine that they c…

Ramp Up the Tension

As writers, one of the best compliments we can get from our readers is that our book was so gripping that they couldn’t put it down. But how do we accomplish this? How can we get readers hooked on our stories so much that they need to know what comes next? As it so happens, there is a key ingredient…
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Inkitt Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Inkitt founded?

    Inkitt was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Inkitt key executives?

    Inkitt's key executives are Ali Albazaz.

  • How many employees does Inkitt have?

    Inkitt has 97 employees.

  • Who are Inkitt competitors?

    Competitors of Inkitt include Navneet Education, Quarto and Taylor & Francis.

  • Where is Inkitt headquarters?

    Inkitt headquarters is located at Rosenstraße 17, Berlin.

  • Where are Inkitt offices?

    Inkitt has offices in Berlin and New York.

  • How many offices does Inkitt have?

    Inkitt has 2 offices.