• Ranker, “The World’s Ranking Platform,” Raises $2M From Lowercase And Others

    Ranker, “The World’s Ranking Platform,” Raises $2M From Lowercase And Others

    Ranker, a startup that asks users to “vote on the best and worst of everything,” is announcing that it has raised $2 million in new funding. If you visit the Ranker site, you’ll basically be overwhelmed with crowdsourced lists, like this list of the funniest movies of all-time (I agree with the top choice, but The Hangover at number two??? Madness!) and this one highlighting… Read More

  • Ranker Lands $1.3 Million From Tim Draper And Others, Tries To Rank *Everything*

    Exclusive – Ranker has secured a $1.3 million Series A round of funding led by Tim Draper at Draper Associates. Other investors who are backing the list making service include Rincon Venture Partners, Newport Coast Investments, Factual founder Gil Elbaz, Pasadena Angels and previous investor Siemer Venture Capital. Ranker is a consumer web services that utilizes the concept of lists… Read More

  • Ranker Leaves Beta, Launches 'Wisdom Of Crowds' Lists

    List making platform Ranker has officially left beta after 10 months, with today’s launch of “wisdom of crowds” lists. A service for “ranking anything in the universe,” Ranker has a database of over 6 million items for listing, with over 10,000 lists being created during Ranker’s beta. The site now has over 500k monthly unique visitors and hopes to that… Read More