As internet startup prepares for its third academic year in the textbook rental business, the business is growing rapidly, reports the New York Times. With textbooks marking the largest expense for students, after tuition, room, and board, and with their cost soaring, that's not surprising. Jim Safka, a former chief executive of and who recently was recruited to run Chegg, said the company's revenue in 2008 was more than $10 million. This year, Chegg surpassed that in January alone. Based on that kind of growth, the company was able to raise $25 million in December from some...

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