Overview

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Status
Acquired by on August 1, 2008
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Headquarters:
Victoria, British Columbia
Description:
AbeBooks, an Amazon subsidiary, is an online marketplace for new, used, rare and out-of-print books from thousands of sellers.
Founders:
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Website:
http://www.abebooks.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
1996
Employees:
None found in Crunchbase

AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, listing over 110 million new, used, rare, and out of print books from 13,500 sellers. AbeBooks offers a range of services including support, HomeBase inventory management software, and five international sites to reach global markets. The company often fills a niche for Amazon in finding hard-to-find or out-of-print books.

AbeBooks is an Amazon subsidiary.

Funding Rounds (1) - undisclosed

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Sep, 2003undisclosed amount / Venture1

Investors (1)

InvestorRound(s)Partner(s)
Venture-

Acquisitions (5)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Mar 18, 2009Unknown
Apr, 2008Unknown
Feb, 2006Unknown
Nov, 2005Unknown
Oct, 2001Unknown

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
May, 2006undisclosed amount / Series A (Lead)

Products (2)

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  • AbeBooks has millions of new & used books, rare books and out of print books. Find bestselling books, from independent booksellers.
  • Gojaba.com is a marketplace for books targeted at customers in Russia, Sweden, Brazil and Poland.

Competitors (8)

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  • Alibris is an online marketplace offering new and used books, music, movies, and rare and collectible titles.
  • Biblio is a place to buy used rare and out of print books. They bring over 5500 booksellers together from around the world, and offer over
  • Goodreads is a website that allows users to find, share, recommend and review the books they love.
  • LibraryThing is a social cataloging web application for storing and sharing book catalogs and various types of book metadata.
  • Pluit Solutions is web application development and design house run by Herryanto Siatono, infused with Ruby On Rails (RoR).
  • Shelfari is a social cataloging website that allow book lovers to create virtual bookshelves and keep track of what they read.
  • Socialogue is a tool to allow people to socially catalogue personal libraries. In terms of functionality, it is similar to sites like
  • weRead is a social network based community for book lovers, a place where you can find others who share your reading tastes and through

Offices/Locations (2)

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  • Headquarters

    655 Tyee Road

    Suite 500

    Victoria, British Columbia V9A 6X5

    Canada

  • European Office

    Ronsdorfer Str. 77a

    Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen 40233

    Germany

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