Crowdsourced rankings

Ranker is a crowdsourced platform that consumers visit 12 million times a month to view, rank, and vote on broad opinion-based questions ranging from the yummiest gluten-free crackers to the most attractive celebrities to the top inexpensive cars....

Founded in 2008
Employees: 24
Total money raised: $5.1M


90048 6420 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Updated on Feb 10, 2014
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Clark Benson CEO/Founder
Premesh Purayil CTO
Tony Adam Advisor
Ryan Steelberg Investor
Joel Yarmon Board
Stan Holt Chief Revenue Officer
Mani Dhillon Chief Operating Officer
Darren Cross
Brian Gilmore Head of Content
Michael Jones Board

June, 2013

Ranker raised $2M in unattributed round from Lowercase Capital, TechColumbus, Data Collective, Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, TenOneTen Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, and Pasadena Angels

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

January, 2012

Ranker, the list-based platform for ranking and voting on any topic, announces that Mani Dhillon has joined the Los Angeles-based company as Chief Operating Officer. Dhillon was most recently the GM of Urbanspoon. While at Urbanspoon, Dhillon grew unique

Ranker Hires Mani Dhillon as Chief Operating Officer

October, 2011

Ranker wishes to announce that Michael Jones joined the company's board of directors last fall. Jones is currently the CEO of Santa Monica-based studio Science; he was previously CEO of MySpace, Tsavo Media and CEO/Founder of Userplane, which was acquired

Michael Jones joins Ranker's board of directors.

April, 2011

Ranker raised $1.3M in a Series A round from Timothy Draper, Rincon Venture Partners, Newport Coast Investments, Gil Elbaz, Siemer Ventures, Pasadena Angels, and Manatt Venture Fund

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

February, 2010

Ranker raised $800K in unattributed round from Siemer Ventures and Tech Coast Angels

Seed B Angel Round $750K

Ranker Gets $750K

June, 2008

Ranker raised $1M in seed round

Stealth Mode Ranker Raises $1M in Seed

May, 2008

Ranker was founded on May, 2008