Community for book lovers

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. As of July 2013, Goodreads has 19 million members who have added more than 600 million books to...

Founded in 2007
Employees: 20
Total money raised: $2.8M

Goodreads SM

60401 1444 9th St, Suite B

Santa Monica
Santa Monica
Updated on Jul 18, 2013
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Tags:   books   network   social   socialnetworking

Otis Chandler Founder & CEO
Elizabeth Khuri Editor & Cofounder
Jonathan Greenblatt
Stan Chudnovsky Board Member
James Currier Advisor
Mike Jones Angel Investor
John Hering Investor / Advisor
Adrian Danieli Advisor
Steve Sarner Advisor

March, 2013

Goodreads was acquired by Amazon
for $150M

Amazon Moves Toward Kindle Social Network with Goodreads

Acquired by Amazon


March, 2011

Goodreads acquired Discovereads

Goodreads Acquires Discovereads to Build Algorithmic Book Recommendations

December, 2009

Goodreads raised $2M in a Series A round from True Ventures and John Hering

Goodreads Ups Funding To $2M

November, 2007

Goodreads raised $750K in angel funding from James Currier, Michael Birch, Mike Jones, Stan Chudnovsky, Christopher Michel, and Ooga Labs


January, 2007

Goodreads was founded on January, 2007