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Websitebigwords.com
Blogfacebook.com/bigw...
Twitter@bigwordsdotcom
CategoryConsumer Web
Phone410-849-2046
Emailbigwords@bigwords...
Employees10
Founded1/2001
DescriptionPrice Comparison Engine for Textbooks.

Offices

BIGWORDS.com
907 Coachway
Annapolis, MD, 21401
USA

People

President and CEO

Acquisitions

Total$128M
Taxware, 12/2012
Essential Learning, 3/2012
Intuit Real Estate Solutions, 1/2010 $128M
ADERANT, 11/2008

Funding

TOTAL $80M
FUNDING TOTAL $80M
Venture Round, 8/1999
$80M

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BIGWORDS.com

BIGWORDS compares the best textbook stores at once finding the sweetest, cheapest textbooks on the planet. Multi-Item Price Optimization™ saves about $1,000 annually on average, including coupons, promotions, and shipping*. 35-45% cheaper textbooks than other online stores, 50% cheaper than bookstores.

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Added: 8/18/12

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Above: BIGWORDS.com Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 6/13/09
BIGWORDS.com screenshot
Above: 2012-08
Uploaded: 8/18/12

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Sources

  1. Vista Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of Taxware (prnewswire.co.uk) [edit]
  2. Essential Learning Has Been Acquired by Vista Equity Partners (marketwatch.com) [edit]
  3. Intuit Completes Sale of Intuit Real Estate Solutions to Vista Equity Partners (finance.yahoo.com) [edit]
  4. Vista Equity Partners Completes its Acquisition of ADERANT (vistaequitypartners.com) [edit]
  5. Kayak For Textbooks: How BIGWORDS Raised $80M, Went Bankrupt, Then Got Profitable Again (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Textbook Cases of Bankruptcy (wired.com) [edit]
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