Funding: Coko Foundation Awarded 2-Year $595,000 Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Further Development of the Ketida Web-Based Book Production Platform
Here’s the Full Text of the Coko Announcement:
Coko is delighted to announce that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant of $595,000 over 2 years to support the continued development of Ketida (formerly called Editoria), the innovative web-based book production platform.
The continued support of the Mellon Foundation is a testament to the strength of Coko’s community-based open-source approach and the significant impact of Ketida in the publishing industry.
Adam Hyde, Coko founder, commented, “We are very excited that Mellon continues to support our work for the last 5 years, and it showcases the long term support the community is continuing to invest in Coko’s technology and community based open source approach.”
Ketida has revolutionized book production by providing a streamlined, single-source, web-based platform that allows publishers to collaborate and produce books in a fraction of the time it takes using traditional methods. The platform’s innovative features have made it a favorite among publishers and authors, with its intuitive user interface and unparalleled customization options.
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