Inkling Launches E-Textbooks

San Francisco-based Inkling announced Friday the release of an iPad app that displays interactive digital textbooks. Aimed at college students, the program allows in-app purchases of textbooks, including McGraw-Hill texts on biology, economics, marketing, and psychology. Inkling also said that it has collected an unspecified amount of Series A venture financing from Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures, Kapor Capital, and Sherpalo Ventures. Sequoia partner Bryan Schreier and former Netscape CFO Peter Currie have joined the company’s board.

Wade Roush is the producer and host of the podcast Soonish and a contributing editor at Xconomy. Follow @soonishpodcast

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