Ranker Raises $1.3M

Los Angeles-based Ranker, the startup headed by Clark Benson which allows users to rank anything they want in a list, has raised $1.3M in a Series A funding. The funding was led by Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and also included Rincon Venture Partners, Newport Coast Investments, Gil Elbax of Factual, the Pasadena Angels, and Siemer Venture Capital. Ranker is a website which allows consumers to rank lists of their favorite TV shows, books, products, or anything else. The firm said it is looking to help provide credible answers to questions through the "wisdom of crowds". More information »