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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.
6/1/2008: Scripped.com reaches new milestone: 5,000 writers. It continues to grow at a pace of 50 writers per day.
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.
6/1/2011: Scripted.com is officially born. Ryan acquires the URL in exchange for a baseball cap.
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.
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.
1/1/2014: Scripted.com doubles in size and moves to a new office in SoMa.
6/1/2014: Scripted grows the team with new leadership. Griffin Dorman came from Box to become the Director of Product, and JD Peterson from Zendesk to focus on growth as the Chief Revenue Officer.
11/1/2014: Storm Ventures leads a series B round for $9 million dollars as the company continues to focus on quality and usability for clients to create content easily.
3/24/2015: The new Scripted. Scripted rebrands with a new logo and launches a new UI for customers to order content. Scripted's office also moves to a larger space in SOMA.
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