The French website Youbooks raised 530.00 € (2013) to develop his paying offer for the 100.000 users they have.
Youboox’s innovation: discover, read and share thousands of ebooks with free and unlimited access online via iPad or on the web.
Youboox introduces a new access to reading, based on the development of e-readers and tablets, and makes online, free reading of ebooks possible legally, without having to buy each book.
In a nutshell, Youboox provides publishers with: Earnings proportional to the number of pages read, Visibility for their books through promotion work, A higher number of readers thanks to the community effect.
Also the website is disponible in English also. (free English Books)