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Porto Editora is the largest Portuguese publisher with a consolidated turnover of more than 90M € in 2010.
Porto Editora is the leading educational publisher in Portugal, in the areas of educational books, dictionaries and multimedia products – off and on-line.
Porto Editora was founded in 1944 in Porto by a group of teachers within different areas of education.
Since its involvement in Multimedia in 1994, Porto Editora has published dozens of educational CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs, several of which – such as “Diciopédia”, have become well-known, and best-selling multimedia products in Portugal.
At the same time, Porto Editora has been developing a full project for the Internet aiming at a range of different targets: students of all ages, parents and teachers. For children between the ages of 5–11, http://www.sitiodosmiudos.pt for learning the first numbers, letters and words, while taking the first steps in the Internet; http://www.edusurfa.pt is a teen site, where topics like cinema, theater, music or books live together with school subjects; for parents, teachers and the whole educational community, http://www.educare.pt offers a full news coverage of the Portuguese educational reality, and also articles, files and reports signed by some of the most reputed personalities in pedagogy, psychology, pediatrics, and other education-related areas.
On e-commerce, http://www.wook.pt is a very successful project implemented by Porto Editora. Here can be found all the books, multimedia products and video games published and released in Portugal, alongside with English, French and Spanish books, which overcomes 6 million books available for immediate or short delivery. Wook.pt, with its 500.000 registered clients, is the most renowned Portuguese on-line bookstore, being frequently distinguished with prizes and positively mentioned in the media.