Ranker Gets $750K

Los Angeles-based Ranker, an online web site which allows users to create their own lists, and share them with friends, said Thursday evening that the firm has raised $750,000 in a seed investment round, part of a planned $1M funding effort. According to the firm, the round was led by Siemer Venture Capital, along with un-named angel investors. Ranker said that those angels include investors in founder Clark Benson's former startup, eCrush, which was sold to Hearst Corporation in 2006. The new funding brings the company's total raised to $1.75M. More information »