Discover Books Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2004

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 121


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Investors
  • 1

Discover Books General Information


Provider of book recycling services intended to divert books from landfills, fund library sustainability and address the global problem of illiteracy. The company's services include recognizing the marketability of a selected title or genre through their proprietary software system and sorting out the collected books that are better suited to become donations to literacy-focused or community-based non-profit organizations, including libraries and schools, enabling book lovers, educational institutions and other reading communities to avail books and reading materials at a subsidized rate.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Internet Retail
Other Industries
Social/Platform Software
Corporate Office
  • 830 North Westwood Avenue
  • Toledo, OH 43607
  • United States
+1 (855) 000-0000

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Discover Books Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
5. Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Debt Refinancing 21-Jun-2017 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C1) 11-Aug-2014 00.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Later Stage VC (Series B1) 29-Mar-2013 $12.5M 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Later Stage VC (Series A1) 04-Jan-2011 $8.5M $8.5M 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
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Discover Books Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series C1 00,000,000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series C 0,000,000 00 00 00 00 00 00
Series B1 00,000,000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.00
Series B 00,000,000 00 00 00 00 00 00
Series A1 21,406,123 8% $0.4 $0.4 1x $0.4 13.49%
Series A 8,500,000 8% $1 $1 1x $1 0%
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Discover Books Executive Team (11)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Gary Broache Chief Executive Officer
Dave Reymann Chief Financial Officer
Kirby Knapp Chief Technical Officer & Vice President of Development
Thomas Waugh Director of Operations
Tyler Hincy Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing Partnerships
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Discover Books Signals

Growth Rate

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

Size Multiple

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

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Discover Books Investors (1)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
QuestMark Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Discover Books Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Big Hearted Books & Clothing 23-Aug-2018 0000000000 Other Commercial Services
Snow Lion 13-Apr-2011 Merger/Acquisition Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) 000000 00
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Discover Books FAQs

  • When was Discover Books founded?

    Discover Books was founded in 2004.

  • Who is the founder of Discover Books?

    Philip McMullin and Jeffrey McMullin are the founders of Discover Books.

  • Who is the CEO of Discover Books?

    Gary Broache is the CEO of Discover Books.

  • Where is Discover Books headquartered?

    Discover Books is headquartered in Toledo, OH.

  • What is the size of Discover Books?

    Discover Books has 121 total employees.

  • What industry is Discover Books in?

    Discover Books’s primary industry is Internet Retail.

  • Is Discover Books a private or public company?

    Discover Books is a Private company.

  • What is Discover Books’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Discover Books is 000000.

  • How much funding has Discover Books raised over time?

    Discover Books has raised $18.1M.

  • Who are Discover Books’s investors?

    QuestMark Partners has invested in Discover Books.

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