Nook partners with Fortumo for in-app purchases

by Curtis Lee Fulton

Barnes & Noble subsidiary Nook, Inc. says it’s partnered with mobile payment startup Fortumo to make in-app purchases work from the Nook eReader in the weeks ahead. Once the widgetry is in place, developers can sell digital content from their apps through the Nook Store at Fortumo says its payment technology works in 73 countries. Intel Capital and Greycroft Partners are both investors in the startup.