Mimeo.com's Open Printing Platform Selected by Scribd
NEW YORK—April 20, 2010—Mimeo.com, the online printing and distribution company, today announced that the Mimeo open platform has been selected to provide Scribd, the world’s largest social publishing company, with digital document printing and fulfillment services. Now Scribd customers can conveniently order printed versions of any document enabled for printing.
“Mimeo.com and Scribd are similar companies as we are both rewriting the future of our respective industries,” said Adam Slutsky, Chief Executive Officer of Mimeo.com. “We are honored that they have selected Mimeo technology and print production services to monetize their content and provide value to their customers.”
Mimeo is leading the shift to cloud print services by removing the barriers associated with the implementation of a digital print solution, such as cost and technical complexity. Now partners can leverage any and all parts of the Mimeo solution as if it were their own. The Mimeo open platform offers entrepreneurial companies a turnkey way to incorporate print into their product offering."
“Many Scribd customers would prefer to read printed versions of available documents, but weren’t able to due to barriers such as lack of access to a printer, document length and cost,” said Trip Adler, CEO and co-founder of Scribd. “With the Mimeo open platform, Scribd was able to quickly implement a solution that offers our readers a convenient, easy to use and cost effective solution that makes printing a seamless experience. Customers can request a printed version of any eligible document in minutes and have it delivered to their doorstep in days.
The Mimeo solutions team is working with several new partners that will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information about Mimeo visit http://www.mimeo.com/solutions/mimeo-connect.php.
Mimeo.com is the innovator of online, on-demand cloud printing services. Over 60% of the Fortune 100 and partners such as Scribd and SlideRocket rely on Mimeo’s award winning, cloud-based tools and print on demand platform to optimize their print environment and improve employee productivity. The privately held company was founded in 1998. Investors include Hewlett Packard (HP), Goldman Sachs (GS), Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Harbourvest, and DFJ Gotham. For more information, please visit http://www.mimeo.com.
About Scribd, Inc.
Scribd is the largest social publishing and reading site in the world with more than 50 million readers each month. We've made it incredibly simple for anyone to share and discover informative, entertaining and original written content on the web and mobile devices. Our vision is to liberate the written word, to connect people and organizations with the information and ideas that matter most to them. Our innovative document reader technology has lowered the barriers to publishing by enabling anyone to easily upload and share their work in any file format, including PDF, Word, PowerPoint and EPUB. Scribd is a venture backed company based in San Francisco. For more information, please visit http://www.scribd.com.