Speedlancer, an Australian start-up that utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) to project-manage the tasks booked on its site, aims to shake up gig work by making the process of hiring freelancers simpler and less time-consuming for companies.
Online companies are preparing to fight New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to collect sales tax on online purchases that are shipped from outside New York state, according to a story in the New York Daily News that you can read here.
Johannesburg-based MTN Group pumped R2.3 billion ($176 million U.S.) in its classifieds portfolio in FY2016, even though it made the company a hefty loss in the period. Then, it stepped up its effort (managerially and financially) in FY2017.
If the leading auto sites in India are swimming in red ink, it’s not without a reason. In their attempt to deepen the category and force sales migration to online platforms, most auto sites in India are spending big bucks on advertising their services.
ASX-listed Seek Group is rolling out a "Tripadvisor for online education courses and their providers" as part of a new Seek education business. Seek started re-aligning its education business, after the existing business (called Seek Learning) had been forced to close down in November last year by regulatory changes.
Rocket Internet’s Carmudi Philippines recently accepted the Automobile Association Philippines (AAP) as its exclusive, emergency roadside service provider for every vehicle enrolled by Carmudi in the AAP’s corporate membership program.
Ghana-based real estate start-up MeQasa.com has finally found a sustainable business model. Before this success, MeQasa experimented with several revenue models that did not work.
Recruit Holdings, the world’s biggest staffing firm by revenue, operating Indeed.com abroad and property site Suumo.jp and auto site Carsensor.net in Japan, announced several changes to its top management and board.
Gumtree in South Africa relaunched its site with new features, such as improvements to the search bar, and location recognition for mobile devices, and trending-ads and activity-card notifications.
Turkey's student jobs site Stajim.net, which collected 350,000 registered users in the last two years, revamped and relaunched its site.