Wiley Acquires Ranku to Help Market Online DegreesSeptember 22, 2016 | :
by Antoinette Siu
Seattle-based software company Ranku announced today its acquisition by academic publishing company John Wiley & Sons. Ranku offers a recruitment platform using predictive analytics to help colleges increase online degree enrollment.
In 2013, co-founders and childhood friends Kim Taylor and Cecilia Retelle started Ranku out of the Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, raising $500,000 in seed funding led by Mark Cuban, GSV and Microsoft Ventures.