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Video-sharing app disrupts property rental market

Video-sharing app disrupts property rental market

In the U.K., a peer-to-peer video-sharing app is disrupting the way users search for potential housemates online. Founded in 2013, RealEstateTube is making it much easier for users to suss out their future housemates from viewing videos that those potential housemates have uploaded.


VacationStay partners with Taiwan’s AsiaYo.com

VacationStay partners with Taiwan’s AsiaYo.com

Rakuten, Japan’s biggest e-retailer, joined forces with Lifull, owner of real estate site Home’s, to start a rental property platform. Now, the JV tied up with a famous vacation service called AsiaYo.com, which operates in Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea.


Uton secures 10 million RMB in series A funding

Uton secures 10 million RMB in series A funding

Uton (梧桐汽车), a service provider in the used-auto sector, announced that it has secured 10 million RMB ($1.5 million U.S.) in a series A funding round led by Zhonghai Tongchuang Group (中海同创集团), and joined by GAW Capital Partners (车界汇资本) and the used-auto financing platform Chedai.com (第1车贷).


Tiantian Paiche exploits growing popularity of auctions

Tiantian Paiche exploits growing popularity of auctions

Tiantian Paiche (天天拍车), China’s leading b-to-c auction platform for used autos, is patting itself on the back for a very strong start to 2017. The company is citing internal figures showing a growth in total transaction volume for 2017 to date of more than 300 percent.


Erik Norberg, new CEO of Lauritz.com (photo from his LinkedIn page with thanks)

Erik Norberg appointed CEO of Lauritz

Norberg accepted the position of CEO of the Danish auction and classified group Lauritz.com, which claims to be the biggest auction group in the Nordic countries. Norberg will move to Copenhagen with his family soon.


Niche service marketplace OnTruck grows rapidly

Niche service marketplace OnTruck grows rapidly

Business-to-business marketplace OnTruck is changing the way Spanish companies transport their goods. On the platform, businesses search for drivers (with trucks) to transport goods. At the same time, OnTruck is also a niche jobs (or gig) site: drivers go there to find transport contracts.



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