Ranku (pronounced ran-koo) licenses recruitment technology and predictive analytics to Universities and State Systems to scale online degree enrollment.
Founded in June 2013 by Kim Taylor and Cecilia Retelle who are childhood friends from Wisconsin. Ranku is headquartered in Seattle, WA.
Ranku is a Mark Cuban and Microsoft backed software company. The team consists of education domain experts in online degrees and education policy.
Funding Rounds (2) - $650kUpdate
|Sep 15, 2016||insidehighered.com - Wiley Acquires Recruitment Technology Start-Up Ranku|
|Sep 15, 2016||EdSurge - Ranku Acquired By Wiley to Help Colleges Market Online Degrees|
|Sep 15, 2016||TechCrunch - Ranku’s eCollege optimizer bought by edtech giant for ~$25 million|
|Sep 15, 2016||GeekWire - Seattle startup Ranku acquired by education publishing giant John Wiley & Sons|
|Feb 11, 2015||TechCrunch - Ranku Finds International Students The Perfect US School|
|Oct 25, 2014||TechCrunch - Ranku Launches Comparison Shopping Site For Legit Online Universities|
|Oct 18, 2013||in.princetonreview.com - Ranku is Taking the Guesswork Out of Online Degrees|
|Oct 18, 2013||Women 2.0 - Why Wait? Mark Cuban invests in 3-month old Ranku|
500 Yale Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109