Trip Adler

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Scribd

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He is the CEO and co-founder of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.
Founded in 2007 by Trip Adler, Jared Friedman, and Tikhon Bernstam, and headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company is backed by Khosla Ventures, Y Combinator, Charles River Ventures, and Redpoint Ventures.

Jared Friedman

Adler then built Scribd with Jared Friedman, a fellow Harvard student, and they attended Y Combinator in the summer of 2006.
Friedman co-founded Scribd with fellow Harvard University student Trip Adler.

John R. Adler

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His father, John R. Adler, is a neurosurgeon at Stanford University and also an entrepreneur.
He is the father of Trip Adler, co-founder and CEO of Scribd.

Entrepreneurship

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John R. "Trip" Adler III is an American entrepreneur.

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He is the CEO and co-founder of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.

Organizational founder

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He is the CEO and co-founder of Scribd, a digital library and document-sharing platform, which has 80 million users.

Harvard University

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He graduated from Harvard University with a biophysics degree.

Biophysics

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He graduated from Harvard University with a biophysics degree.

Stanford University

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His father, John R. Adler, is a neurosurgeon at Stanford University and also an entrepreneur.

Craigslist

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After graduating from Harvard, Adler contemplated starting various online ventures, including a ride-sharing service, a Craigslist-type site for colleges, a call center called 1-800-ASKTRIP, and a social media site called "Rate your happiness."

Publishing

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Adler received inspiration for Scribd from a conversation with his father, who had difficulty publishing an academic paper in a medical journal.

Academic publishing

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Adler received inspiration for Scribd from a conversation with his father, who had difficulty publishing an academic paper in a medical journal.

Y Combinator

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Adler then built Scribd with Jared Friedman, a fellow Harvard student, and they attended Y Combinator in the summer of 2006.

Social media

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In 2008, it ranked as one of the top 20 social media sites according to Comscore.

Simon & Schuster

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In June 2009, Scribd launched Scribd Store, and shortly thereafter closed a deal with Simon & Schuster to sell ebooks on Scribd.

Subscription business model

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

E-book

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

HarperCollins

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In October 2013, Scribd launched a subscription ebook service, and signed a deal with HarperCollins to make their backlist books available on Scribd.

Time (magazine)

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Named to TIME’s list of tech pioneers of 2010

Bloomberg Businessweek

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Named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s list of best young entrepreneurs

Forbes

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Forbes 30 Under 30

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Trip

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Trip Adler (born 1984), American entrepreneur