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.

Timeline

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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

Employee

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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