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CreditCards

CreditCards

CreditCards.com is a credit card comparison and information website founded in 2004 and based in Austin, Texas. The company operates websites in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the UK.



History

CreditCards.com was founded in 2004 by Dan Smith, former CEO of ClickSuccess. Smith purchased the CreditCards.com domain name for $2.75 million, which at the time was one of the largest sums paid for a domain name. Smith served as CEO from 2004-2006. In 2006, CreditCards.com was acquired by a group led by Austin Venture Capital, which appointed Elisabeth DeMarse as head of the company. In 2010, Bankrate, Inc. acquired CreditCards.com for $143.1 million. Chris Speltz has served as CEO of CreditCards.com since 2010.

Research and Studies

CreditCards.com conducts research and commissions scientific polls on issues relating to credit and personal finance.

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"Mike Zappy Zapolin" .

Founder



Alfred Pepping

Employee



Alison Woss

Employee



Anthony Mendioroz

Employee



Aundraya Ruse

Employee



Brian Shumway

Employee



Brian Stacey

Employee



Cameron Tousi

Attorney



Cesar Gonzalez

Employee



Elisabeth DeMarse

Employee



Ellen Perl

Employee



John Divine

Employee



Jordan Vartanian

Employee



Joshua Mays

Employee



Juan Rodriguez

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Justin Griffith

Employee



Katy (Wall) Wortham

Employee



Kenneth Skertchly

Employee



Kevin J. Sinclair

Employee



Kimberley Carmona

Employee



Kristina Drake

Employee



Mike Ford

Investor



Nicole Ciomek

Employee



Peter Hubshman

Founder



Phil Pearce

Employee



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