Storybook (Storybook-app.com) targets newborns to 12-year-olds or even older. Company has created content appropriate for all the age groups, sometimes in partnership with foundations. For 4- to 6-year-olds, for instance, stories get more complex, discussing emotions, using kind words, and having respect for others and their differences. Some stories include children with autism, Down Syndrome and physical disabilities.
Storybook hired a small team in late 2019 and raised its first round of funding from prominent Silicon Valley investors. Back in April, 2022, Storybook secured $500,000 in investor commitments and received $100,000 from Google for Startups’ new Latino Founders Fund, $50,000 from a Miami-Dade County startup grant program, and $25,000 from City National and eMerge Americas.
To date, the startup has drawn over 2 million downloads and is on track to exceed $2 million in annual revenue.