TITLE

Mighty Investments From B&N.com, Other VC Firms As Unit Spins Off

PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;06/12/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the decision of Fatbrain.com to divest its digital publishing operation, MightyWords in the United States. List of investors for the divested MightyWords; Factors influencing the decision of Fatbrain.com; Distinction of the services offered between Fatbrain and Mightywords; Implications for Fatbrain.com.
ACCESSION #
3225401

 

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