INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Angie's List, (Nasdaq:ANGI) is continuing its strong growth, surpassing 100,000 paid households in Boston this week.

Today the Indianapolis-headquartered company announced its Boston paid household membership has surpassed the 100,000 milestone. The Boston market is the company's fifth largest membership base behind New York City, Washington DC, Los Angeles and Chicago. More than three million households across the country are members of Angie's List.

"We're very pleased with the growth Angie's List has experienced in the Greater Boston area," said Angie's List founder Angie Hicks. "It further demonstrates that we've successfully harnessed the voice of the consumer to help homeowners make more informed hiring decisions and that we are taking the lead to facilitate happy outcomes by giving them the tools they need to shop, search and fix."

Celebrating 20 years of building relationships among both consumers and service professionals, Angie's List is transforming the local service experience.

"We continue to focus on growing our member base, while building our e-commerce marketplace, which enables transactions between consumers and service providers," said Hicks.

Angie's List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly rated service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local service, Angie's List connects consumers directly to its online marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers, and offers unique tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for both consumers and service professionals.

Debra DeCourcy, APR
Corporate Communications

Leslie Arena
Investor Relations