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Book Publishing Startup Investment Opportunity in Chennai, India

Company provides printed books and online curriculum for children from pre-KG to senior KG.
- Business is registered in Chennai and operates from Sivakasi. - Our services include notebooks, multicolour textbooks, question papers printing, textbook content R&D and development, along with multimedia support, online education and training, teacher training sessions. - We develop contents and print books for pre-KG, junior KG, senior KG kids and soon we will expand till 5th grade. - Have signed up 80 schools and have contracts for at least 1 year with the schools. - All 80 schools purchase books from us and also use our online education and training platform. - Software has been developed in-house and all our clients are happy with the features. - Clients are from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Soon we will expand to Karnataka, Kerala and other states. - Promoter has more than 5 years of experience in book printing and R&D. - Physical assets include stocks, machinery, equipment and furniture.
8.6   Chennai
Run Rate Sales
USD 110 thousand
EBITDA Margin
36 %
Financial Investment
USD 240 thousand for 40% stake
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Digital Publishing Business Investment Opportunity in Pune, India

Distributor of digital learning products such as e-books and e-journals to educational institutes.
- We provide digital learning products such as e-books and e-journals for libraries of educational institutes. - These type of digital products have been promoted heavily by the Government of India as well as educational institutes because of the shift towards online learning due to the current global scenario. - We provide access to these e-products to more than 40 institutes across western and southern India including at NITs and IITs. - Educational institutes pay a fee for access to the material. They would have to pay additional fees to access updates of the material. - We receive some commission on the amount that is paid by the universities to the publishers. - The books cover a wide range of educational subjects such as management, chemistry, physicals, history, political science and medicine. - We have direct contact with around 13 publishers who give us the right to distribute the material in India. We have yearly contracts with them. - Promoter has over 10 years of experience in the field of digital e-learning products and publishing. - Company's physical assets include owned office and office equipment.
8.4   Pune
Run Rate Sales
USD 500 thousand
EBITDA Margin
20 %
Financial Investment
USD 270 thousand for 30% stake
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Newspaper Publishing Company for Sale in Odisha, India

For Sale: DAVP approved newspaper publisher with 8 daily editions and 8,000+ a readership count.
- DAVP approved newspaper publisher. - Publish 8 daily newspapers in Odia and Hindi. - Our papers are distributed in Odisha, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh, and Delhi. - Have a readership count of over 4 lakh. - Secured state PR approval for the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Delhi. - Considered as one of the top 5 newspapers in Odisha and one of the only regional language newspapers published in Delhi. - Have over 50 clients who advertise with us. - Marque clients include the Indian Central Government, IDCO, RSP, the Odisha State Government, and the Jharkhand State Government. - The business owns a printing press in Odisha. - The acquirer will essentially buy the holding company of the newspaper and get all of its tangible and intangible assets.
7.5   Odisha
Run Rate Sales
USD 2.7 million
EBITDA Margin
Operating at break even
Full Sale
USD 2.7 million
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Digital Publishing Business for Sale in Jakarta, Indonesia

For Sale: Company offers mom, baby, kids and parenting specialized digital content to millennial parents.
- Digital media publishing and advertisement business based out of Jakarta. - We publish digital contents related to mom, baby, kids, pregnancy, parenting and have developed a community of loyal users. - We also offer digital marketing and advertising services to other clients. - Majority of the revenue is generated from our own digital publishing and by serving our clients. - Have more than 1,800 millennial parents as members on our platform which we were able to do in 3 months. - Receive 1,000 page views every month. - We publish new content almost every day for our users. - Have over 90K Instagram followers (achieved in 1 year) and more than 136K Facebook followers. - We have generated a total income of $30,000 till date by offering media placement and buzzer management services to our clients. - Revenue is generated by brand campaigns, influencers, online digital campaigns and charging fee for our services (media placement and buzzer management) from clients. - Physical asset includes computers and furniture.
7.4   Jakarta
Run Rate Sales
USD 25 thousand
EBITDA Margin
30 %
Full Sale
USD 200 thousand
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Book Publishing Startup Seeking Loan in Noida, India

School book publishing business, which has published 26 books and is now developing an ERP school software.
- A book publication business based in Noida. - We publish educational books for children in UKG and LKG. - The contents of the books are developed by freelancers. We have a good network of freelancers across India. - Have published 26 books till date. - We sell directly to 15 schools and to 10 distributors who further sell pan India. - We are developing a ERP software for schools that can allow the school to collect fees, upload study material, post results among other features. - Software development is outsourced. - We expect to launch the software in a few months. It will be available as both a mobile and web application. - Physical assets include inventory and office setup.
7.1   Noida
Run Rate Sales
USD 35 thousand
EBITDA Margin
40 %
Business Loan
USD 40 thousand at 10% interest
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Magazine Publishing Company for Sale in Aleppo, Syria

For Sale: Company with multiple digital fashion magazines for Turkey, Egypt and Syria.
- Digital fashion magazine company in Syria running for 9 years. - We have 5-6 online magazines covering Men's, Women's and Kids' fashion. - Started the business with a PC software and website. Launched an Android mobile app 3 years ago. - Have more than 3,000 subscribers renewing once every 6 months. - Our main subscribers are fashion manufacturers, fashion enthusiasts and teenagers. - Subscribers are mainly from Syria and Turkey and Egypt. - We publish magazines 3-4 times a year with new contents. - Business is located in the capital of the fashion industry Aleppo. - We generate revenue from the subscription fee. - The mobile app has more than 200 downloads and it is not listed on the Play Store. We send a link to subscribers to download the app. - Buyer would get the business with the furniture, computers, website, mobile app and software.
6.4   Aleppo
Run Rate Sales
USD 81.6 thousand
EBITDA Margin
30 %
Full Sale
USD 200 thousand
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Profitable Research Journals Company for Sale in Ahmedabad, India

Medical journals and medical writing service providers based in Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
- Globally recognized scientific publishing and medical writing services business with offices in Ahmedabad and Bangalore, India. - Since inception, more than 28,000 scientific papers have been published in our journals. - It also offers medical writing services to scientists, pharmaceutical firms, students and organizations engaged in contract study. - Receiving royalties on the sale of reprints to pharmaceutical companies. - We are a member of PILA which operates DOI and have a global reach with authors from all over the world. - Company uses the online journal management system to submit, review and publish articles to the manuscript. - Our 20% of the employees work remotely at present and rest of the employees work from our Ahmedabad and Bangalore offices. This business has capacity to transform most of the work remotely. - The business started 8 years ago as a proprietary business and then changed to a private limited company five years ago. - Operating with a very high profit margin with a potential for high growth with the launch of the new journal, book publishing. - Highly renowned among medical faculties. Receiving research papers from leading institutes in India and other countries. - Company generates revenue through charging publication fees to authors, royalty fees, print on demand service, reprints, advertisements on websites and medical writing services. - Buyer would get the complete business with rights of journals, websites, furniture, computers, laptops, software, hardware, client details and ongoing manuscript review details.
8.6   Ahmedabad
Run Rate Sales
USD 400 thousand
EBITDA Margin
60 %
Full Sale
USD 2 million
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Book Publishing Franchise Opportunity

Boutique Brand International, Established in 2019, 2 Franchisees currently
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Join the innovative educational sound book media business from Boutique Brand International. We have trademarked service that specialises in making innovative educational books with stories, sounds. Sound book is the better way for effective learning that keep readers entertained and motivated. With voice, we can improve memory scientifically. Our business has been a major success, based on its well-developed product and its valuable business ideas. Our handmade book is one-of-a-kind, trending product at the market, an increasingly lucrative option to start an upper-level business. Using our concept the franchise partner can produce high-quality 3D pop-up products, magazine, multilingual sound learning-books, music-books, cooking book, wedding book, family book, travel book, fitness book, brand business book for every occasion. DIY author package; Customised fashionable and stylish books. The founder is nominated by Women’s Council & Awards for her entrepreneurship. We will teach the franchise partner how to design and make creative books. The franchise partner has to produce different types of books depending on the demand and sell it to customers. For the international franchise partners, we will teach completely through online so that they can setup store and sell in their location. We have 2 franchise formats. The pop-up store is a kiosk setup that can be moved and arranged anywhere to sell the books. The store franchise format is a fixed outlet where they can sell the books. The franchise partner has to generate revenue by selling the books they have created.
7.2   Expanding in Florida
Expected Monthly Sales
USD 31.7 - 63.4 thousand
Space Required
50 - 200 Sq Ft
Investment Required
USD 48.5 - 169 thousand
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Magazine Publishing Company for Sale in Massachusetts, United States

For Sale: Non-operational media company that creates women-centric digital content and print magazine.
- Non-operational media company in Boston that creates digital content and print magazine for women. - We used to produce content on the profession, wellness, work, business, entrepreneurship keeping women in the mind. - Business was operational for a year and the operations were stopped 3 months back. - Our website is still live and receives over 1,000 visits per month. - The audience generated is completely organic. - Website has over 60,000 quality backlinks. - We have published 600 articles and 4 print magazines till date. - Our magazine was picked up by high ends retail outlet newsstands such as Whole Foods, Barnes and Noble. - Business generated revenue via ads and sponsored content. - We have spent $500,000 on market research, development of the website so far. - Buyer would get the business with the website, brand, magazine title.
7.1   Massachusetts
Run Rate Sales
Nil
EBITDA Margin
Operating at break even
Full Sale
USD 50 thousand
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Magazine Publishing Company Investment Opportunity in France

Hi-Fi equipment magazine business having presence in over 1,000 stores across France.
- A business publishing a magazine based in France. - This is a French magazine and the content is about high end HI-FI equipment. - Our target audience are audiophiles and music developers. - We are selling across France through 2 very large distributors. The magazine is available in over 1,000 stores. - Our business also generates revenue through advertisements. - We get the magazine printed by a single printing company. - The content is developed and curated in-house. Various Hi-Fi products are reviewed and tested at our office before publishing an article. - Physical assets include office setup and inventory.
6.5   France
Run Rate Sales
USD 700 thousand
EBITDA Margin
10 %
Financial Investment
USD 220 thousand for 49% stake
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Newly Established Digital Publishing Company Seeking Loan in Bangalore, India

Provider of digitization services for English books that can be distributed online through Kobo.
- We are a book digitization company that works on English books that are later distributed on online platforms like Kindle / Kobo. - Have our main branch in Bangalore with 2 other branches in Chikmagalur and Madigere. - Our projects are given to us by a large publishing company. - We have 50 agents working at our offices and each agent digitizes around 600 pages on a monthly pages. - The pages are either digitized with XML format or regular format as per client requirements. - Most of the books that we digitize are American library books that would be published on Kobo. - Company's physical assets include office setup and desktops. - We are looking to acquire pan India distributorship from the publishing company we receive projects from in order to expand our business.
7.4   Bangalore
Run Rate Sales
USD 700 thousand
EBITDA Margin
36 %
Business Loan
USD 270 thousand at 10% interest
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Newly Established Research Journals Business Investment Opportunity in Lucknow, India

Business offering journal publication and journal writing consultancy seeks funding to launch operations.
- A business providing journal publication service and consultancy in research, journal and thesis writing based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. - We are still in the pre-revenue phase and expect to start operations in the coming months. - We will be providing consultancy to scholars, Ph. D holders and other professionals with writing journals, thesis and research papers. - The topics we cover include business and management, science and technology. - We will also be providing publishing service to professionals and scholars looking to publish their research paper and journals. - Owner has 7 years of corporate experience working in different verticals as well as 6 years of teaching experience in NIT. He also holds a Ph. D in marketing.
6.3   Lucknow
Run Rate Sales
Nil
EBITDA Margin
Operating at break even
Financial Investment
USD 13 thousand for 20% stake
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Profitable Digital Publishing Company Investment Opportunity in London, United Kingdom

Online news and information delivery platform with own E-magazine title seek investment for expansion.
- Online news and information delivery platform headquartered in the UK. - Our company was originally founded more than 100 years ago and it was revived a few years back as an online news platform. - We have an online news platform that updates news every 7 hours and on-demand E-magazine. - E-magazine did 5 publications last year. - News and magazine cover various topics such as fashion, politics, current events, entertainment, sports, technology. - Our platform is active across US, UK, India, Canada, Australia, Singapore. - We have backend, designing and writers team in India with sales and marketing team in the UK. - Our E-magazine is available at Magzter, Amazon Kindle, Issuu and also catalogued in The British Library. - With our news platform and magazine, we earned 11.2 million page views last year. - We recently gave franchise of our business for China region for GBP 40K. - Our E-magazine and news are free for the users. - We generate revenue from Google Ads, cover page profile, brand features. - Promoter has more than 10 years of experience in this industry and also received APEC award for E-Business. - Business owns furniture, computers, website, hardware, magazine title, intellectual rights of the brand and slogan, domains for different regions.
8.7   London
Run Rate Sales
USD 90 thousand
EBITDA Margin
40 %
Financial Investment
USD 600 thousand for 10% stake
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Profitable Publishing Company for Sale in Saint Paul, United States

Publishing printed maps for the travel industry, have served 1,000+ clients including Fortune 50.
Company makes and distributes maps of visitor orientation. Our maps have been the favorite of major corporations and brands in tourism, hospitality, conventions and meetings, universities medical centers, real estate. Note: current annual sales reflects partial staffing of only 1 market. At its peak, we generated more than USD 1 million from the Hawaii alone, and USD 250,000 revenue from mid-market Minnesota. Our sales models can be duplicated in multiple markets, and has artwork for all major convention cities in the United States. This family-owned business is currently in a holding pattern, maintaining current clients but not pursuing new business. Challenges include: Hiring and managing remote salesforce and the personal circumstances of the owner. Our current and past clients include Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Wyndham, United Airlines, and American Express. In addition to our printed visitor maps we have proprietary virtual concierge software and web apps that are reliable and more accessible than the services offered by major competitors. Company has 3 major revenue streams: - We provide free, customized maps to hotels or other tourism organisations. We sell advertising spaces inside the maps to the preferred vendors of the client. - We sell custom maps directly to hospitality and tourism companies that prefer to distribute maps free of advertising. - We receive a commission on all activity bookings made through our web-based virtual concierge applications. We are a family-owned company with a proven business model. We are looking for distribution partners to take on sales and distribution for horizontal or vertical markets. We choose this direction for our business rather than directly managing the national sales staff. Our assets include website, domain, client database, stock. Owner has more than 40 years of experience in this business.
8.6   Hawaii
Run Rate Sales
USD 240 thousand
EBITDA Margin
30 %
Full Sale
USD 1.1 million
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Publishing Business for Sale in Mumbai, India

Globally recognized online publication business focussed on lifestyle, art, design and architecture.
- Globally recognized online publication business. - We offer complete digital marketing solutions through social media platforms and E-magazine by creating textual, audio and visual contents. - Providing digital marketing services mainly to corporate clients. - We have our own E-magazine, YouTube channel, Facebook and Instagram pages. - Our magazine is mainly focussed on lifestyle, art, design and architecture. - In our E-magazine, we have published 2,000 stories till date and magazine reaches 17 -21K mailboxes every week via a personalized, home-grown mailing list. - Our magazines are given for free to subscribers. - We have a global reach with clients and customers from more than 130 countries. 49% of the traffic is from India followed by the United States, France, Germany, China, Russia, United Kingdom. - Have participated in 3 International events and 10 national events. - Our team has personally interacted with approx. 2,500-3,000 architects and designers, 23-25 PR teams, 20 photographers, over 2,000 home and business owners for promotions and publishings. - Brand value is immense due to personal interaction and hence brand recall is rampant. - Business has passionate, knowledgeable, subject-specific trained writers with many professional architects. - We have a futuristic work culture operating on a dynamic platform, where 85% of the employees work remotely. - Buyer would get the complete business with social media accounts, magazine title, website, computers, servers, hardware, client details.
7.6   Mumbai
Run Rate Sales
USD 64 thousand
EBITDA Margin
35 %
Full Sale
USD 2.4 million
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Book Publishing Company Investment Opportunity in Bucharest, Romania

Book publishing business that sell through own website and national network libraries.
- Book publishing business based in Bucharest, Romania. - Authors submit manuscripts to us. We verify, copyright and edit the content after that we compile the book, work on cover designing and send it for printing. - We have 400 titles in our portfolio. - Have contract distribution with 4 major book distribution companies in Romania. - We produce 2-4 new books per month. - Have a database of 1,300 online customers. - Our assets include website, office equipment, computers. - Promoter has more than 7 years of experience in this business.
5.7   Bucharest
Run Rate Sales
USD 110 thousand
EBITDA Margin
20 %
Financial Investment
USD 900 thousand for 40% stake
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Directory Publishing Company Investment Opportunity in Bhubaneswar, India

ISO-certified B2B & B2C local business directory having more than 300 businesses registered with us.
- Newly established B2B and B2C local business directory website and mobile application with loyal associations. - Our head office is in Bhubaneswar and we also provide our services in Berhampur, Ahmedabad, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Vizag. Operations in Nigeria and Bangladesh are under discussion. - More than 300 businesses have registered on our platform. - Have more than 1000 users registered with us. - Our website visitors are more than 1,000 per day. - We also have our own mobile app for Android and iOS. Both have more than 50 installations. - Our assets include website, domain, vendor list, users database and office equipment. - We monetize our platform by registration fee, transaction fee and through advertising.
5.7   Bhubaneswar
Run Rate Sales
USD 32 thousand
EBITDA Margin
40 %
Financial Investment
USD 70 thousand for 35% stake
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Publishing Distributor Opportunity

Travel Graphics International (TGI): 5 Options, Established in 1975, 3 Distributors currently
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Travel Graphics International (TGI) makes and distributes illustrated visitor orientation maps. Since 1975, our maps have been the favorite of major corporations and brands in tourism, hospitality, conventions and meetings, universities medical centers, real estate. At its peak, TGI generated more than USD 1 million from the Hawaii alone, and USD 250,000 revenue from mid-market Minnesota. Our sales models can be duplicated in multiple markets, and TGI has artwork for all major convention cities in the United States. This family-owned business is currently in a holding pattern, maintaining current clients but not pursuing new business. Challenges include: hiring and managing remote salesforce and the personal circumstances of the owner. Our current and past clients include Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites, Wyndham, United Airlines, and American Express. In addition to our printed visitor maps we have proprietary virtual concierge software and web apps that are reliable and more accessible than the services offered by major competitors. TGI has 3 major revenue streams: - We provide free, customized maps to hotels or other tourism organisations. We sell advertising spaces inside the maps to the preferred vendors of the client. - We sell custom maps directly to hospitality and tourism companies that prefer to distribute maps free of advertising. - We receive a commission on all activity bookings made through our web-based virtual concierge applications. We are a family-owned company with a proven business model. We are looking for distribution partners to take on sales and distribution for horizontal or vertical markets. We choose this direction for our business rather than directly managing the national sales staff.
8.3   Expanding in Hawaii
Expected Monthly Sales
USD 10 - 200 thousand
Space Required
0 - 10000 Sq Ft
Investment Required
USD 50 - 250 thousand
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