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SwitchMyBooks.com

"A new way to buy and sell your college books. Save money by exchanging directly with students in one organized and centralized place."

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website SwitchMyBooks.com

Company Summary

Textbooks are an integral component of higher education. However, a great deal of concern about the costs of textbooks has been expressed by students, parents, and faculty. SwitchMyBooks.com is an innovative college book listing service company. SMB provides a solution to textbook affordability by providing a web/mobile platform where college students can buy, sell and exchange their books directly with other students specific to their campus.

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    Mark Fredericks
    CEO

    Founder and CEO of Micronetics, Intl. a provider of accounting software for accounting firms and mid-size businesses. Extensive background in all aspects of accounting software including development, sales, and implementation. Grew business into the second largest provider of GL software to accounting firms before being acquired by a division of Thomson/Reuters. Extensive experience in software development, support services, business operations

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    Josue Christiansen
    COO

    Florida Atlantic University graduate with a B.A. in Economics. Creator of the idea for SwitchMyBooks.com. He is currently a CIPM principles candidate for April, 2013. NOTE: As of January 2013 he received his CFA level 1test passing notification. He holds a Business Administration associates degree from Palm Beach State College. Mr. Christiansen was born in Ecuador, but has lived in Florida since 2004. He has strong analytical skills and managem

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    David Fredericks
    Co-Founder/VP Marketing

    Currently enrolled at Florida Atlantic University as a junior in the School of Design and Social Inquiry. Experience with web design and in tune with current market opportunities. David is a driving force behind SMB and insures SMB keeps the proper focus on the ball not allowing too many ideas to get in the way of the task at hand. Background includes the development and management of several online retail stores specialized in selling custom

Advisors

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    Mark Fredericks
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Florida Atlantic University 2012 Business Plan Competition
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