01 Aug '11, 1pm

SwoopThat.com’s Textbook Move To Save Students Money

SwoopThat.com’s Textbook Move To Save Students Money

Sometimes the best ideas are old ideas, especially those that still meet existing needs. One such needy audience are ingoing college students who have the extremely heavy financial burden of buying expensive college textbooks. Not only is it a strain on pockets during a poor economy, those who’ve gone through college will tell you how painful it can be to get book lists at the very last minute, find the right texts, and wait long lines at the campus book stores. Jonathan Simkin was one such recent college graduate, who thought that there must be a better way. There was – because Simkin helped found it. San Diego-based SwoopThat.com is a site targeting college students that lists courses and the required textbooks for those courses in hundreds of colleges and universities across the United States. Using proprietary search technology that searches through courses offered by ...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/08/01/swoopthat-coms-te...

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