NEW YORK (AP) — Angie’s List has a new name: Angi.
The company said Wednesday that it changed its name to better reflect what it does now. Founded in 1995 as an online directory to research and rate local plumbers and other home contractors, it has evolved into a site where users can book, schedule and pay someone to unclog a toilet or mount a TV to the wall.
“At its core, we’re not a list,” said Oisin Hanrahan, who was named CEO of the website’s parent company last month.
Hanrahan said the company went with Angi, instead of Angie, because it was a unique name no one else was using,