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Dimcos is a new revolutionary concept in the e-book industry, which will be launched globally in October. It is a reversal type of a bookstore where the publisher does not pay royalties on tr
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Dimcos is a new revolutionary concept in the e-book industry, which will be launched globally in October in Frankfurt. It is a reversal type of a bookstore where the publisher does not pay royalties on transactions, the current industry model, but offers the whole concept as a SaaS service with upload payment and monthly service fee.
See the video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aHI9JEPWKU
The unique model enables anyone to easily set up their own online bookstore, which also supports institutional trade for libraries and corporate with lending models. Beside of Dimcos unique business model, the Dimcos Living-ebook will revolutionize the reading experience with e-book social media tools. It will enable the readers to share their thoughts to each other in the book, its different parts, etc. Obviously the readers have to have the rights to read the same book. Dimcos has the first customers and partnerships agreed in Finland, Great Britain, India and Turkey. The technology is built with HTML5 and can be used in all devices.
To secure Dimcos service platform will support the technical need also in the future the technology development is outsourced to IXONOS Plc. Ixonos is a strategic partner that is also investing in the project development. Ixonos have offices in Finland, China, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Slovakia, South Korea and the U.S. Ixonos Plc is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. In 2011, the company’s turnover was 81.4 million euros and its operating profit was 1.9 million euros. Ixonos has over 1,000 experts known for their passionate, customer-oriented approach and responsible attitude.
Dimcos product is ready and it is under closed trial vith some selected customers.
Dimcos is in Tekes NYI program (Finnish government organisation to boost startup funding) which may offer up to 1.000.000 euros of direct support for growth, development and internationalization to Dimcos. Tekes financing are loans and government support, which do not dilute the shareholders of the company.
Further information about TEKES (http://www.tekes.fi/en/community/Innovation_funding/346/Innovation_funding/1238)
Kristian Laiho profile on Linkedin
- KristianLaiho, CEO, has worked with most of major publishers and ebook providers for last 12 years.
- Trond How,COO, has ower 15 years of experience in internet marketing with a Global perspective.
- Pekka Jussila, Board member, has worked with start up companies for 17 years as Managing Director at Hermia yrityskehitys.
- Vilho Korkeamäki, Partner, is the Chairman of Hermia Ventures. He is a board member in several companies – previously at Talentum media company.