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These Startups Are Disrupting The Publishing Industry

Posted at 6:42PM Wednesday 09 Apr 2014

Seven digital publishing entrepreneurs gathered at the London Book Fair this week to battle it out for the British Council's YCE Digital Publishing Entrepreneur award.

The competition, part of the International Book Industry Excellence Awards, took place at the London Book Fair on 8 April, and demonstrated just how many avenues are still ripe for disruption in the publishing industry. Amazon, the reigning incumbent in the sector, might yet be displaced.

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