Dublin, 12th November, 2012 - Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today announced that Kobo, a global leader in eReading, is to establish a software development centre in Dublin with the expected creation of over 30 highly skilled jobs. The investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Founded in 2009, Kobo has rapidly become a leading player in the global eReading industry, with more than 10-million users across 190 countries worldwide.   The Kobo service is built on an open platform, allowing consumers to purchase and read eBooks on virtually all mainstream smart-phones, computers, tablets and eReaders. The company recently introduced two E Ink eReaders, the Kobo Glo and Kobo Mini, and a new 7” Android tablet, the Kobo Arc, to its Family of eReaders.

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