Kobo Inc.

Rakuten Kobo Inc., or simply Kobo, is a Canadian company that sells ebooks, audiobooks, ereaders and tablet computers. It is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and is a subsidiary of... Wikipedia

  • Formerly called:  Shortcovers (2009), Kobo Inc. (2009–2016)
  • Type:  Subsidiary
  • Industry:  bookselling, consumer electronics
  • Founded:  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Founder:  Michael Serbinis
  • Area served:  Global, Turkey, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Ireland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Philippines, Taiwan, Mexico
  • Key people:  Takahito Aiki (Chairman), Michael Tamblyn (President and CEO)
  • Products:  e-books, e-readers, audiobooks, tablet computers, reading applications
  • Number of employees:  Approx. 350 (July 2017)
  • Parent:  Rakuten, (2012–present)
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo