UK Online Publishing Pioneer YUDU Continues To Expand in NYC, Fueling Digital Initiative
LONDON (April 29, 2013) – Experts are predicting a significant technology boom in New York City as the Big Apple works to reinvent itself as a major, global digital hub.
In an effort to support NYC’s rapidly growing tech industry, digital publishing pioneer YUDU Media today announced it is working to further expand U.S. access, sales and technical support for its industry-leading digital self-publishing platform for magazines, textbooks and catalogs. The YUDU platform has gained significant traction among traditional print publishers in the magazine, catalog and textbook business for its simplicity, ease of use and speed in transforming paper-based publications into interactive, engaging digital media.
Last fall, YUDU Media expanded its North American operations with the opening of new offices in downtown NYC. The recent move holds significant relevance for the growing digital company: Just last February, NYC Mayor Bloomberg announced the “We Are Made In NY” campaign, an economic development initiative that supports the city’s vibrant tech community by highlighting job opportunities in the sector, celebrating the growing number of NYC-based digital companies, and providing access to resources and programs that help tech companies grow.
YUDU co-founder and Vice President of Sales, Les Csonge, who heads up the NYC office, said YUDU supports the “We Are Made In NY” digital campaign, and respects the proactive effort being made by city officials to help keep the Big Apple’s tech industry ahead of the curve.
“Mayor Bloomberg recently said that there is ‘simply no better place than New York City to build a digital business,’” said Csonge. “YUDU supports this initiative, and wants to help promote the city’s ability to strengthen the area as a global hub for some of technology’s biggest thinkers and emerging entrepreneurs.”
According to Csonge, YUDU is continuing to build “a strong, dynamic team” in its NYC office, with plans to hire additional employees in the months to come. The company also plans to open more U.S. offices in the coming year as it expands to work with new channel partners in the catalog and magazine business, and offer its YUDU Education product to more U.S. textbook publishers.