Notion Press

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Notion Press
HeadquartersChennai, India
Key people
Bhargava A
Naveen Valsakumar
Jana Pillay

Notion Press is an Indian self-publishing company based in Chennai, India. The company publishes, prints and distributes books globally.[1] Since inception it has published the work of over 2000 authors, and sold books in over 100 countries.[2] Late November 2018, the company launched Xpress service for prospective authors.[3]


Notion Press was founded jointly by Naveen Valasakumar and his schoolmates Janarthanan and Bhargava.[1] on January 1, 2012.[4] The initial investment was 3.67 lakhs.[1] In 2016, it received a funding of USD 1 million from HNIs.[5]


The publisher launched free publishing in 2013.[6][7]

Books & Reviews[edit]

Various kinds of books, including award-winning fiction and non-fiction, have been published in Notion Press. According to the New Indian Express, the self-publishing company is "the first of its kind in India".[6]


  1. ^ a b c Biswas, Venkata Sausmita (2012-02-12). "Publishing for dummies". The New Indian Express. Chennai.
  2. ^ "Notion Press raises $1 million in pre-Series A funding from HNIs". Economic Times. Mumbai. 2016-08-29.
  3. ^ "Have a story? This DIY publishing platform now allows aspiring authors to publish their book in 30 m- The New Indian Express". Retrieved 2018-12-05.
  4. ^ "How Chennai-based startup Notion Press helps first-time authors publish their works". Economic Times. 12 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Notion Press raises $1 million from HNIs". Livemint. Chennai. 2016-08-29.
  6. ^ a b "Publish your own book for free". The New Indian Express. Chennai. 2013-10-26.
  7. ^ "Notion Press introduces India's first free publishing platform". chennai online. Chennai Online Website. Retrieved 7 November 2013.

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