Overview

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Acquisitions
4 Acquisitions
Total Equity Funding
$110M in 3 Rounds from 7 Investors
Headquarters:
Annapolis, MD
Description:
BIGWORD is an online search engine for buying, renting, and selling textbooks and comparing their prices.
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Categories:
Internet, Price Comparison, Marketplace
Website:
http://www.bigwords.com
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Company Details

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BIGWORDS.com, the No. 1 online textbook retailer and ecommerce destination for college students, launched the ecommerce revolution for college students everywhere in August 1998. Dedicated to giving students the best online ecommerce customer experience, BIGWORDS.com is all about not having to &uot;check your backpack at the door.&uot; As part of the company's mission to provide students this one-of-a-kind experience, BIGWORDS.com has built the first and only integrated distribution model for textbooks. Offering a unique advantage of having all the textbooks that students need ready to ship from its 80,000 sq. foot distribution center, BIGWORDS.com can reach virtually every student in America with great value, free delivery and the widest selection of available titles in the textbook business. During this winter's on-campus &uot;RISE&uot; guerilla campaign, the BIGWORDS.com campus network of more than 8,000 representatives will reach more than four million college students. BIGWORDS.com has partnerships with MTV Online, Den.net, United Airlines, MP3.com, Yahoo! and Rolling Stone. BIGWORDS.com is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with funding from 21st Century Internet Partners, GeoCapital Partners, Media Technology Ventures Ltd., Attractor Investor Management, Trans Cosmos USA, Inc. and St. Paul Venture Capital.

Funding Rounds (4) - $110.3M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2014$300k / Debt Financing1
Jun, 2000undisclosed amount / Venture1
Jan, 2000$30M / Series C6
Aug, 1999$80M / Venture0

Acquisitions (4)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • BIGWORDS.com

    907 Coachway

    Annapolis, MD 21401

    USA

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