Author Archives: Peter M. Zollman



Peter M. Zollman

Peter M. Zollman brings more than 35 years of media experience to his role as founding principal of the AIM Group / Classified Intelligence Report. He has worked with a wide range of media companies, dot-coms, technology providers and start-ups to develop and expand successful interactive-media services. He is based in Altamonte Springs, Fla., near Orlando.

Switch job app lands $4 million Series A
in Financials / Deals

Switch job app lands $4 million Series A

Seek, the Australian recruitment giant, has just made its newest investment — participating in a $4 million (U.S.) funding round for Switch, one of the many “Tinder for jobs” apps that match job-seekers and recruiters with a “swipe right / swipe left” approach. It’s one of two major investments in recruit-by-app technology announced in as many days. Another international recruitment advertising company will announce the acquisition...

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07 Jun 2016
in Financials / Deals

Ancestry.com buys Adpay, Memoriams.com owner

Adpay, one of the long-time vendors serving newspapers and media companies with white-label back-end classified software, has a new owner. Ancestry.com LLC, a Utah-based company that also owns the online archive Newspapers.com (and of course the genealogy site Ancestry.com), bought Adpay in a deal announced today (but dated yesterday). Terms were not announced.  CEO Mike Heene is expected to stay with the company, which he co-founded in...

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19 May 2016
IAEWS rebrands, expands: now ‘TA Tech’
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IAEWS rebrands, expands: now ‘TA Tech’

LAS VEGAS --- The IAEWS, the International Association of Employment Websites, is no more. Founder Peter Weddle announced on Saturday at the group’s fall conference that it has rebranded as TA Tech, or The Association for Talent Acquisition Technologies. Why the change? The name was good when Weddle started the association seven years ago, but the group has grown well beyond employment websites

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17 Oct 2015
in Marketplace

Backpage wins Round 1 against sheriff

Noting that Backpage.com “is [in] jeopardy of disappearing” if its payment processing is cut off, a federal court judge in Chicago today granted a temporary restraining order against Cook County, Ill., Sheriff Thomas J. Dart and scheduled a hearing on Tuesday to decide whether Dart should be required to retract his letters to Visa and MasterCard that effectively cut off payments to Backpage. Fede

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24 Jul 2015
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