'List' of Angie Hicks '95 Eyes Major Growth, Expansion Into Europe

'List' of Angie Hicks '95 Eyes Major Growth, Expansion Into Europe

June 12, 2007

angie hicks.jpgJune 12, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Angie's List, co-founded by 1995 DePauw University graduate Angie Hicks and "operating in 124 U.S. cities, plans to add at least 25 and also expand into Europe in 2008," reports the Indianapolis Star. A statement from the company "said 'current shareholders' are providing $5 million in equity, and City Securities Corp. is providing $3.7 million in bond financing. The company reports it has 500,000 U.S. members and 350 employees."

The article notes, "Angie Hicks founded the list in 1995 House Clip Art.gifwith 1,000 members in Columbus, Ohio, according to the company's Web site." Her company creates, maintains and provides to its members a list of home service providers (such as electricians and plumbers) with a track record of satisfying customers.

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Angie Hicks was featured in another story last week, and was the subject of a July 2006 profile in the Washington Post.