Angie Hicks is the co-founder and Chief Marking Officer of Angie’s List – the customer review service she helped found in Columbus, Ohio. At Angie’s List, subscribers find services and submit non-anonymous reviews on everything from medical care to home fix-up.
Angie’s List has exploded since the mid-90′s when Hicks was going door-to-door to solicit business. Last year the company went public… → Read More
Angie’s List, which offers consumers a way to review and rate doctors, contractors and service companies on the Web, has raised another big round. The privately-held company this morning announced that it has secured a $22.5 million equity financing round from “multiple institutional investors”, including Silicon Valley firm Battery Ventures.
For the first time, public funds managers, including … → Read More
Local business ratings and review service Angie’s List is suing Trusty’s, which we recently reviewed and likened to a sort of Yelp for blue-collar workers, over claims that the latter startup’s founder Christopher Kody illegally obtained thousands of files from Angie’s List in an effort to jumpstart Trusty’s.
Everybody’s got an opinion, and if you can collect them together that can be worth quite a bit of money. Angie’s List, one of the largest sites for local service provider ratings, has received $35 million from Battery Ventures, bringing its total funding to $48M. Battery will now hold a minority stake in the company. Angie’s List was founded in 1995, and provides users with… → Read More