“It’s no coincidence that as more readers turn to tablets for reading, Garfield Heights-based e-book distributor Overdrive Inc. is also growing. The company that turns books into downloadable digital files grew from about 40 employees to more than 200 in just seven years. And with a recent move into a new 95,000 square-foot building, OverDrive plans to hire 50 more people by the end of the year.
Northeast Ohio resident Steve Potash developed a lending platform for e-books, long before the digital explosion, primarily focusing on the library market. But as consumers continue to evolve in the way they consume content, company officials say they’re just getting started with new technologies.” (via cleveland.com)