Better World Books

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
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Environmental Services (B2B)
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

Better World Books Cap Table

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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

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 Kurtzman Co-Founder
Jeff Baer Vice President of Finance
Michael Miller Chief Executive Officer, President & Board Member

13 Former Executives

Better World Books Board Members (5)

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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

1 Former Board Member

Better World Books Former Investors (5)

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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
Individual Investor Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
University of Notre Dame Endowment Limited Partner 000 0000 000000 0

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