Company History

1995

  • June – Angie Hicks starts knocking on doors in Columbus, OH to sign up the very first member for “Columbus Neighbors.’
  • October – Angie works her first home show to promote “Columbus Neighbors.” A whopping 50 new members sign up.

1996

  • Spring – “Columbus Neighbors” was renamed “Angie’s List.” Other names suggested included: “The Homeowner’s Fix and Find List,” and “Jackie’s List” (after an investor’s mom).
  • July – Angie’s List buys Unified Neighbors and expands to Indianapolis. UN had 4666 members at the time, which brought the total number of members to 6000. Number of Angie’s List employees – 2.

1999

  • January – Angie goes to Harvard but continues to stay in touch with members while earning her MBA.
  • March – The Penalty Box – which includes the notorious list of companies providing lousy service – debuts in our monthly publication.
  • May – Angieslist.com goes live on the internet.

2000

  • September – After years of hearing homeowner horror stories, we announce an annual contest in Columbus, OH to highlight the best (or worst) of them.

2001

  • February – Our website becomes fully interactive.

2002

  • October – Angie’s List welcomes our 100,000th new member – Janet Brackett of Cincinnati, and for the first time, we join the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies.

2005

  • June – 25 cities, 91 employees, 172,000 members.

2006

  • August – Angie’s List is in 67 markets, has 212 employees and almost 1/2 million members!

2007

  • May – Angie’s List chosen as one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work – #15! First Annual Angie’s List Soap Box Derby!
  • June – Angie’s List is in 124 cities, has 345 employees and more than 1/2 million members! Angie’s List is in the top 100 metro areas by population.

2008

  • March – Angie’s List launches the Health Care categories. Members are now able to give reports on health care providers.

2009

  • March – Angie’s List reaches 1 Million Members! 359 employees

2010

  • April 15 – Angie’s List goes international, expanding into Vancouver and Toronto.

2011

  • October – Angie’s List reaches 1.5 Million Members! 726 employees
  • November 17 – Angie’s List goes public! ANGI stock is traded on NASDAQ.

2012

  • October – Angie’s List reaches 1150 employees

2013

  • July – Angie’s List reaches 1540 employees