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Inkling, which helps publishers make interactive books for the Web and iOS, has raised $16 million in Series C funding led by Sequoia Capital, just about exactly two years after it raised slightly more than that — $17 million — in Series B funding from the same investors. The San Francisco company said it has a deal to help bring 1,000 new academic and medical titles to the Inkling store from partners Elsevier and Pearson, and that it will soon add Android support.
News Bytea move the company has been promising for some time. The move means that Inkling’s books should be available on most laptops, though the company says it will work best on Google’s Chrome and Apple’s Safari browser.
News ByteInkling is introducing new software it says will make it much easier to produce sophisticated textbooks and other digital tomes. Inkling is positioning its Habitat software as a more professional option for book publishers than Apple’s new iBook Author. Until now, the start-up’s books have been created with the iPad in mind, but Inkling says an HTML5 option will allow publishers to work on multiple devices.