BookRenter launched in 2006 and is dedicated to making education more affordable by allowing students to rent textbooks for up to 75% off the retail price. BookRenter’s innovative pricing and operating systems provide students with the best price, highest quality books, and most flexible rental experience available today. Currently carrying over 3 million titles and serving thousands of students on over 5,000 U.S. campuses, BookRenter is one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley, growing at over 300% each year. BookRenter, with offices in Campbell, California, is a private company that is funded by prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms.
The Idea behind BookRenter.com came from the frustration associated with buying textbooks when the founder, Colin Barceloux attended Santa Clara University as an Undergraduate Student. BookRenter.com utilizes state-of-the-art technology and superior customer service to provide students with a better value and a hassle-free process.