Rental Compare Acquires Web Rival


Privately held ) acquires venture capital backed ) in an all cash transaction.

We look forward to offering greater search options and providing more precise search results for RentStuff’s users,” says Darryl Aken, President/CEO of RentalCompare in Los Angeles.

From Chris Jaeger, President/CEO of RentStuff in Chicago, IL:  “RentalCompare has a huge inventory listing base which enhances the category search we have developed.  They are a natural purchaser.

The combined RentalCompare and RentStuff event/equipment marketplaces throughout North America and major international cities make it possible for event/equipment professionals and individuals to keyword search rentals (e.g., “white tent” or “large sofa” or “power washer”) and view actual rental products available.  For example, a search for “chairs” in Los Angeles would return over 1,000 different chair models from over 50 different rental companies.

The site,, has been live for over two years and is a resource for wedding, event and party planners, in addition to general contractors.  Individual renters are also discovering the efficiency of the site.


About RentalCompare:

RentalCompare connects renters with rental companies: it is the web’s largest event and equipment marketplace listing over 500,000 different rentals from over 1,000 rental companies. RentalCompare creates an individual listing for each rental product or service in a rental company’s inventory, each of which is tagged and keyword searchable.


About RentStuff:

RentStuff focuses on searching rentals by category in the event and equipment market. With the combined size of both sites, searching for items just became easier, broader and more precise.


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