Barcelona-based mobile marketplace Wallapop has raised $40 million in funding, despite having no revenue stream, according to a Novobrief report.
Wallapop's website and app connect users in a given area, e.g. five or ten kilometers, a
Two separate announcements indicate that the worlds of commercial real estate (CRE) and crowdfunding are coming to the fore in the U.S.
Startup Selequity just announced the launch of its CRE crowdfunding services at TechCrunch's Disrupt event in New Y
New York City-focused real estate startup Suitey has rebranded itself as TripleMint, landing $1.65 million seed funding in the process. The eight investors include Beepi executive chair Fabrice Grinda, Dominion Capital and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator.
With the name change, site services expand beyond real estate and rental search, to include a discounted concierge moving service.
German company Rocket Internet became a shareholder of a niche-y Dutch site Ikwilvanmijnautoaf.nl that allows individuals to sell their car quickly, anonymously and only to certified buyers (we wrote about the site here).
Rocket Internet and Prime Ventures became minority intere
Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) reported a 5.7-percent drop in revenue year-on-year for the first quarter, down to € 116.9 million ($126 million US), with earnings after taxes remaining the same and situation stabilizing overall following a difficult previous year.
Advertising revenues declined by €6 million or 14.7 percent for print and radio activities, while circulation revenues declined b
Stootie, a classified site with real-time geo-localization function, has just raised €1.2 million from a fund called Cap Décisif Management.
French analysts called it a next step in French classifieds’ search for the business model of the future in a world of collaborative economy. The site was founded in 2011 and currently has a staff of 12.
SULEKHA --- The granddaddy of online classifieds sites serving the global Indian community, has received a $28.1 million funding boost from Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and its original institutional investor, Norwest Venture Partners.
Having started out as a Facebook-meets-Craigslist kind of site, connecting Indian communities overseas and back home through blogs, social networking,
The Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) has been in the midst of an internal crisis, ever since it became known that one of its shareholders, Frank Botman (photo), was planning to take over Internet businesses of the group. This was evident from a memo that leaked to the Dutch press.
Botman plans to hive the classified assets off into a separate company, and become its majority shareholder. The p