Day: May 9, 2011

Quick Link | Kobo Rides the Shockwave of Interest in E-books: Tech News and Analysis «

Interesting stats on users and the time it has taken to acquire them.

“It took us 10 months to get to a million users, and about 90 days to get to 2 million,” CEO Michael Serbinis said in a recent interview. “Getting to 3 million took about 60 days, and we are close to 4 million now.” Kobo — which is majority-owned by Canadian bookseller Indigo Books — was launched in late 2009, and is now the number three player in most of the major markets it participates in, Serbinis said. The company recently closed a new $50-million round of financing.

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