In its second-largest acquisition, Amazon buys the company for $970 million.
Shoppers on BookFinder.com now can search an inventory of 125 million books from more than 100,000 sellers, founder Anirvan Chatterjee says.
Shoppers on BookFinder.com now can search an inventory of 125 million books from more than 100,000 book sellers, founder Anirvan Chatterjee says.
"We`ll show you everyone`s prices with the cost of shipping built-in, so you know you`re seeing the best deals," Chatterjee says. "Most book enthusiasts might have time to check the prices at one or two major online booksellers. We`ll save you time and money by checking over 100,000."
Chatterjee, 29, founded BookFinder.com 10 years ago out of his dorm room as class project at the University of California, Berkeley, starting out with five book-selling partners.
BookFinder supports searches for new and used books, textbooks in U.S. and international editions, out-of-print books and titles in foreign languages including French, German and Italian.