Leadstart is a leading publishing house from India with creative and progressive foci. We feature distinguished authors and writing from across the globe. Our authors, editorial teams and books have won accolades and critical praise for their work at both national and international levels. Several Leadstart authors have been regularly shortlisted, longlisted and won major awards and recognitions from the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award, Crossword Awards, Man Asian Literary Prize, various State Literary Awards to The Padma Bhushan Award (third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India) as well.
Leadstart publishes over 180 titles a year in all major book categories. We also have India’s largest book distribution network, with a retail distribution spread of over 100 cities and towns in India. Beyond offline stores, our titles are available worldwide via all major ecommerce and ebook retailers in the paperback format. At present, over 20% of Leadstart titles are also available as audio books and the list keeps on increasing.
At Leadstart, we believe in empowering every person who interacts with us since we base our business on the thought that an organization can achieve quick and sustainable growth only if all the elements associated with its business environment, grow effectively, along with the firm. Our experience over the years, in several businesses, has only reinforced that core belief. As an empowerment strategy, we keep all our employees well trained, investors suitably informed, vendors updated with the latest trends in the industry, and provide relevant information to our valued customers in order to enhance their buying process.
Leadstart Literary Rights Agency & Books to Screen Agency enables our books to reach across different media, language and geographical barriers, beyond conventional publishing. At the moment, our secondary rights arm works with over 200 publishers worldwide in 18 languages. Leadstart is a preferred content vendor for several production houses which uses content created by its authors for filming. Some of the Leadstart titles have been translated to as many as 13 languages, and the list keeps growing, spreading Leadstart’s content in multiple languages and regions, thereby developing an ever widening fan base for our authors.
Leadstart enjoys the repute of being one of the fastest growing publishing houses in India and is known for its strong adult fiction, children fiction and non-fiction titles. The company’s portfolio covers a wide range of genres: Fiction, Non-fiction, Children, Business, Management, Finance, World Affairs, Politics, History, Self-Help & Empowerment, Health & Fitness, Spirituality & Religion, Philosophy, Cookery, Reference, Biography, Travel, Poetry, Activities, Hobbies, Crafts & Sports etc.