Our Story

Improving the quality of writing on the internet

1/1/2008: Sunil, Ryan and Zak start Scripped.com, a platform that allows screenwriters to collaborate on screenplays and sell them to Hollywood producers.

is born

6/1/2008: Scripped.com reaches new milestone: 5,000 writers. It continues to grow at a pace of 50 writers per day.

5,000 writers


80,000 writers

3/1/2011: Scripped.com hits 80,000 writers, but producers aren't interested in buying screenplays from the site. Businesses begin reaching out to Sunil and Ryan to see if they can hire writers for non-entertainment industry projects — like blog posts.

A light bulb goes off.

is born

6/1/2011: Scripted.com is officially born. Ryan acquires the URL in exchange for a baseball cap.

$1 million seed round

11/1/2011: The business gains enough traction in a short amount of time to draw interest from outside investors. Crosslink Capital leads a $1 million seed round.


1/1/2012: Jake Kring and Shellie Citron join Scripted.com to build the new product. Together they decide on one mission: to better the quality of written content on the Internet by helping businesses create it at scale. Scripted.com becomes a technology and logistics layer between businesses and writers.

Introducing Jake and Shellie


Series A: $4.5 million

6/1/2013: Business continues to thrive. Redpoint Ventures co-leads Scripted.com into a Series A for $4.5 million dollars – the team expands to 13 people.

Scripted expands


1/1/2014: Scripted.com doubles in size and moves to a new office in SoMa.

The business continues to focus on creating the highest quality content on the Internet.

Meet The Team