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Paperlit: we help publishers go digital


Paperlit Inc. is a Menlo Park, California based startup that is revolutionizing the way people access paper based publications with beautiful layout and user interface on the go.

Paperlit is the easy, fast and cost effective way to automatically publish content to mobile phones and the web browsers. The platform offers a completely automatic and fully managed service so publishers can focus on publication activity while Paperlit focus on its distribution to mobile and web readers.

Paperlit was founded by Gionata Mettifogo and Mario Mariani in 2009.

Success stories

Paperlit now supports several newspapers and magazines, among them:

  • La Repubblica
  • Il Foglio
  • Il Tempo
  • L’Unione Sarda
  • EPolis Milano
  • Internazionale
  • Abitare
  • Il Mondo
  • Novella 2000
  • Max