RC Universe was established in 2001. The largest and most active community on the Web for radio control hobbyists, RCU boasts more than 450,000 registered members and millions of guest users. This robust site has been a world-wide leader and still offers an unmatched array of tools and services to help users from around the globe. In Novemember 2007, Hearst Corporation and MediaNews Group acquired RCUniverse and its sister company Kaango (see below). Kranitz reacquired RCUniverse in February 2010 and sold it to Internet Brands (NASDAQ: INET) in August, 2010.
Michael Kranitz often serves as a business consultant to start-up companies looking for the right strategy to pursue (or not)!