Rafter, Inc
Location: 177 Bovet Road, San Mateo, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2006
Stage: Profitable
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 06/2010, Series B: $6 M
Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Storm Ventures, Adams Capital Management
- Date: 11/2009, Series A: $10 M
Investors: Storm Ventures, Adams Capital Management
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Rafter, Inc

Empowering others to help make education more affordable, accessible, and effective.
San Mateo, California, United States United States
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Company description

Rafter is an education technology company and the leader in course materials management. Rafter offers a cloud-based Course Materials Network (CMN) that enables schools to significantly improve the affordability, effectiveness and accessibility of their educational materials. The Rafter Network leverages the latest technology to connect students, educators, administrators and content providers – changing the course content experience from a burden to a rewarding process for all constituents. Above all, Rafter is proud to partner with more than 500 schools to improve the educational experience for students. Rafter owns and operates, a destination site for students to rent and buy textbooks at up to 80 percent off. To date, Rafter has saved students more than $175 million dollars and counting and provided more than one hundred thousand books to children in support of early literacy.