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Angie’s List VP now at Auction.com

Angie’s List VP now at Auction.com

Auction.com Names Bin Xu Vice President of Engineering


U.S. CRE, crowdfunding heat up

U.S. CRE, crowdfunding heat up

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


Suitey now TripleMint, gets $1.65 mil

Suitey now TripleMint, gets $1.65 mil

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. T



Telegraaf revenue slightly lower in Q1, situation to ‘stabilize’

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


French classified start-up Stootie raises €1.2 million

French classified start-up Stootie raises €1.2 million

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.


India site gets $28.1m from Singapore

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,


Dutch TMG faces ‘crisis’ over classified assets

Dutch TMG faces ‘crisis’ over classified assets

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



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