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Sep 05, 2013, 01:52 ET Can You Live An Entire Semester Renting Absolutely Everything?

BookRenterTM, a service of Rafter, Inc. and the web's premier college textbook rental service, announced today the launch of The Rented LifeTM...


Feb 23, 2011, 09:11 ET BookRenter Secures $40 Million in Financing to Continue Rapid Platform Growth

BookRenter, the largest and fastest growing online textbook platform, today announced it received $40 million in Series C financing from new and...


Feb 23, 2011, 09:11 ET NACS and BookRenter Introduce New Services to Help College Stores Become the Ultimate Source of Affordable Textbooks

The National Association of College Stores (NACS), the leading resource and advocate for the higher education retail market, and BookRenter, the...


Dec 10, 2010, 08:11 ET BookRenter Continues Rapid Growth and Industry-Leading Innovation in Drive to Make Education More Affordable for Millions of Students

BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform, today announced that the company is providing textbook rentals for 515 bookstores at schools...


Aug 12, 2010, 08:11 ET Today's College Students Show Strong Commitment to Financing Education But Face Huge Financial Challenges

BookRenter, the leading textbook rental platform, today announced the results of its BookRenter College Experience Survey, revealing surprising...


Jun 03, 2010, 06:02 ET College Bookstores Standardize on BookRenter Platform for Online Textbook Rentals

BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform company, today announced that more than 75 college bookstores have adopted the BookRenter Platform...


Jun 03, 2010, 06:02 ET BookRenter Secures $10 Million Series B Investment to Fuel Expansion and Extend Category Leadership

BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform company, today announced that it received $10 million in a Series B financing round led by Norwest...


May 07, 2010, 08:17 ET Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Joins BookRenter's Board of Directors

BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform company, today announced that Marc Randolph, the founder and visionary behind the Netflix (Nasdaq:...


Mar 04, 2010, 08:17 ET BookRenter Makes Education More Affordable for Everyone, Enabling Any Organization to Instantly Launch an Online Textbook Rental Store

BookRenter (www.bookrenter.com), the leading online textbook platform company, today announced that in its mission to make education more affordable...


Feb 02, 2010, 08:23 ET BookRenter.com Achieves Explosive 400% Yearly Growth In Textbook Rentals

BookRenter (www.bookrenter.com), the leading online textbook company, today announced that it grew 400% year-over-year in January, serving thousands...