Ranku

  • Ranku’s eCollege optimizer bought by edtech giant for ~$25 million

    Ranku’s eCollege optimizer bought by edtech giant for ~$25 million

    The online learning market is becoming as crowded as the app stores. Ranku offers the equivalent of SEO assistance to make sure colleges with electronic courses convert visitors into students. Now Ranku (pronounced ran-koo) is being acquired by publicly traded education conglomerate John Wiley & Sons. A source familiar with the deal confirms to TechCrunch that the acquisition price was… Read More

  • Ranku Finds International Students The Perfect US School

    Ranku Finds International Students The Perfect US School

    America isn’t the land of opportunity unless you can get a job after college to earn a visa. That makes picking a city in which to attend a university a critical decision for international students. Some services can charge families thousands of dollars to guide them through the U.S. college selection process. Read More

  • Ranku Launches Comparison Shopping Site For Legit Online Universities

    Ranku Launches Comparison Shopping Site For Legit Online Universities

    Scummy for-profit schools like University of Phoenix spend big bucks to rope students into mediocre educations. So Ranku launches today to help students find a reputable online university. Its site lets you browse different programs, and compare their price, online interface, and performance of graduates. The TechStars-backed Ranku wants to bring transparency to the sketchy business of… Read More