BookRenter raises $40M for textbook rentals

Looks like investors don’t think Chegg has the textbook rental market locked up. BookRenter, a company largely seen as the number two to Chegg, just announced that it has raised $40 million in a third round of funding.

Chegg CEO: I want students’ business 365 days a year

High-profile Silicon Valley startup Chegg just raised $75 million to keep expanding its core business of shipping used textbooks to college students. But CEO Dan Rosensweig said that the company is going to woo students every day of the year, not just when they’re checking off their curricula.