Company Overview

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Founded:
2007
Founders:
Eric Frank, Jeff Shelstad
Headquarters:
Irvington, NY
Funding:
$35.70M
Categories:
Textbooks, Software, Colleges

Flat World Knowledge is an educational platform providing affordable college textbooks, course content, and a free online reader.

Description

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Founded in 2007, Flat World Knowledge is the largest publisher of open college textbooks for students worldwide. Committed to making higher education more affordable and accessible, our course content is available in a range of low-cost formats, including a free online reader. To date, Flat World textbooks are used at more than 2,000 colleges in 44 countries. Backed by top venture capital firms, Flat World Knowledge was named the "Best Discount Textbook Provider" by the Education Resources People's Choice Awards, and one of the information industry's "30 to Watch" in 2011, along with Apple, Facebook and Google, by research and advisory firm Outsell, Inc.

Current Team (4)

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Board Members and Advisors (3)

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Products (1)

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Funding Rounds (6) - $35.70M

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Investors (6)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Corporate Headquarters

    1 Bridge St

    Irvington, NY 10533

    USA

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