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The FTC orders HomeAdvisor to pay up to $7.2M for lying about lead quality and other matters

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered home services marketplace HomeAdvisor to pay up to $7.2 million for its use of deceptive and misleading tactics in selling home improvement project leads

Walmart expands its home services offerings via new partnership with Angi

Walmart is expanding into home services. The retailer today announced a new partnership with Angi (previously Angie’s List), which will make service professionals available to Walmart customers

Angie’s List will merge with HomeAdvisor after finally accepting IAC’s acquisition offer

After two years of wooing, Angie’s List has finally agreed to be acquired by IAC. After the deal closes, Angie’s List will combined with HomeAdvisor, IAC’s home services marketplace, into a new

Home services marketplace Angie’s List to drop paywall for a freemium model

While Angie’s List continues to reject acquisition offers, the home services marketplace is taking a big step to boost its online audience, and hopefully the number of people using it to find th

Facebook Takes On Angie’s List And Yelp With New Site For Finding Top-Rated Local Businesses

Facebook is quietly testing a new feature that will direct users to the best-rated and reviewed local service providers in their area. At the easy-to-access URL, the social netw

Home Services Marketplace Angie’s List Rejects IAC’s $512M Acquisition Offer

Well, it looks like it might be a while yet before you swipe right to find your next bricklayer or painter. Angie’s List, a marketplace for independent contractors, has formally rejected an of

Home Services Startup Porch Sheds 90 Employees, Key Executives Bolt

Porch, one of the many companies positioning themselves to be the go-to place for “home services,” has laid off 90 members of its staff according to Geekwire. We’ve reached out to Po

Our Marketplace Obsession And Bubble

Service marketplaces have recently become Silicon Valley darlings. The marketplace model has been a popular way for VCs to efficiently tap into the local economies at scale, specifically the $800 bill

Why Homejoy Failed … And The Future Of The On-Demand Economy

On the heels of Homejoy’s failure, the fundamental “on-demand marketplace” model has come into question by investors, the media and even consumers. That questioning is very relevant, as there ha

(Founder Stories) Angie’s List: Angie Hicks On Jumping Into The Startup World, Tackling Big Markets & More

<a target="_blank" href="">Angie Hicks</a> is the co-founder and Chief Marking Officer of <a target="_blank" href="">Angie'

Angie’s List Shares Pop Over 30 Percent To Open $18 Per Share, Valued At Nearly $900M

<a href="">Angie’s List</a>, which offers consumers a way to review and rate doctors, contractors and service companies on the Web, priced its IPO at the <a href="https://t

Angie’s List Sets Price Range For IPO At $11 To $13 Per Share; Valued At Over $600M

Angie's List, which offers consumers a way to review and rate doctors, contractors and service companies on the Web, has just set the terms for its IPO. In a <a href="

Pre-IPO Angie’s List Is The Latest Tech Company To List On The Nasdaq

Angie's List is the latest tech company to <a href="">list in the Nasdaq</a>, instead of the NYSE. This follows <a href

Local Business Reviews Site Angie’s List Files For $75 Million IPO

After Jive's <a href="">$100 million IPO</a> filing yesterday, local business reviews site <a href="http://www.crunc

Business Reviews Site Angie's List Raises Another $2.5 Million

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Angie’s List</a>, which offers consumer-focused information and revie

Doctor And Contractor Reviews Site Angie's List Scores Another $22.5 Million

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What's In A Name? Trusty's Sued By Angie's List Over Data Theft

<img src="" />Local business ratings and review service <a href="">Angie's List</a> is suing <a href="http://w

Angie's List Gets $35 Million in New Investment From Battery Ventures

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 rece