Better World Books Overview

  • Founded
  • 2002
Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged
  • Employees
  • 421
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Better World Books General Information

Description

Operator of a for-profit social enterprise intended to collect and sell books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide. The company's for-profit social enterprise saves old textbooks from the landfills, selling them cheaply through its online store and buying carbon credits to offset emissions from shipping, enabling individuals and communities to be a part of the social, economic and environmental value and impact.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Campus Community Outreach
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Parent Company
Better World Libraries
Primary Office
  • 55740 Currant Road
  • Mishawaka, IN 46545
  • United States
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Better World Books Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Merger/Acquisition 03-Jul-2019 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Convertible Debt 10-May-2016 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Debt - General 01-Jan-2016 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC 01-Feb-2015 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series A) 07-Apr-2008 00.00 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Debt - General 01-Dec-2006 $1.2M $1.2M Completed Startup
1. Grant $7K Completed Startup
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Better World Books Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A 0,000 00.000000 000.0 0000.00 0000.00 00 0000.00 000
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Better World Books Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Dustin Holland Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
Kevin O'Neill Director, Customer Success Office
Jeff Baer Vice President of Finance
Michael Miller Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member
Jeff Kurtzman Co-Founder
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Better World Books Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since
Dustin Holland Better World Books Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member 000 0000
Jim Michalko Better World Books Board Member 000 0000
Mark Veldman Better World Books Board Member 000 0000
Michael Miller Self Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member 000 0000
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Better World Books Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Better World Books Former Investors (5)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
BW-JVE Investments Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Better Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Good Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Kevin D'Silva Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
University of Notre Dame Endowment Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0
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