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Scribd is a comprehensive digital library offering over 170 million documents spanning various topics and industries. With a global community of users, Scribd provides a platform for sharing and discovering unique content across multiple formats including academic papers, legal documents, detailed manuals, and more. Scribd's services are available on a subscription basis, offering access to a vast range of documents, with additional multimedia content available through its affiliate, Everand.

Founded: 2007

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Scribd Company Overview

Founded in 2007, Scribd began as a simple platform for publishing academic papers and has evolved into one of the largest digital libraries in the world. With its headquarters in San Francisco, California, Scribd caters to millions of users across the globe, providing an extensive catalog of over 170 million documents that include ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and a wide array of professional and educational materials. The platform allows users to upload their own content, ensuring a constant flow of diverse information ranging from academic resources to leisure reading. Scribd operates on a subscription model, which grants comprehensive access to its entire library across various devices, promoting an accessible and user-friendly experience. Subscribers can enjoy content offline, enhancing the flexibility of usage. In addition to its core offerings, Scribd has expanded its services through strategic partnerships and technological advancements. It encompasses a multimedia platform named Everand, which focuses on ebooks, audiobooks, and podcasts, providing a rich multimedia experience. Another notable service under Scribd’s brand is SlideShare, which is a hosting service for professional content including presentations and other business materials. Scribd's commitment to accessibility and innovation is evident in its user interface and the breadth of content available. It supports multiple languages and has a global reach, making it a pivotal tool for information sharing and educational purposes. The company's mission is to change the way the world reads, offering unparalleled access to books and knowledge, regardless of geographic or economic barriers. Scribd stands out as a leader in the digital content space through its comprehensive offerings, ease of access, and the continuous expansion of its services, making it an essential resource for readers, professionals, and academics worldwide.

Management Team

Trip Adler Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Tony Grimminck Chief Financial Officer
Laura Malinasky Chief Legal Officer
DP Suresh Chief Technology Officer
Patsy Mangan Chief People Officer

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Scribd Originals Gains Traction

Digital subscription reading and listening platform Scribd began publishing original nonfiction e-books in 2019, and has since released nearly 60 titles in what has proved to be a growing program.

Scribd Takes Steps to Protect Its Content from Data Crawling

Scribd has clarified how its data may be used in an update to its Terms of Service. The update emphasizes that Scribd's users, subscribers, and partner companies may not utilize the company's data for monetization or to train large language models without Scribd's explicit consent.

Scribd Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Scribd Gives, With First Book as Inaugural Parnter

Scribd announced the launch of its CSR program, Scribd Gives, to support its mission to build the largest and most accessible library connecting storytellers with their audience.

Scribd Adds First Chief Marketing Officer to its Executive Team

Scribd announced the addition of Ariana Hellebuyck to its newly created position of Chief Marketing Officer. Hellebuyck's prior focus on transforming brands into household names while increasing consumer sales will be instrumental in achieving the company's vision of inspiring the world through stories and knowledge.

Bastrop bookshop partners with Scribd for banned book giveaway with "Bookmobile"

An independent bookshop in Bastrop handed out banned books to readers from a "Bookmobile" Saturday in response to Texas school districts banning specific books from the classrooms. The digital reading subscription service Scribd partnered with Ryan Holiday, owner of The Painted Porch Bookshop, New York Times bestselling author, and host of the Daily Stoic podcast to bring its new "Banned Bookmobile" to Texas in order to get physical copies of banned books into readers' hands for free.