The founders of real estate site Juwai.com, Australian nationals Andrew Taylor and Simon Henry, have made a deal to sell their 20-percent stake in the company. The move comes ahead of an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange, now scheduled for late-2017.
Sendevarmi.com, a second-hand clothes site, launched into Turkey's already well-contested vertical for used clothes, with a kink in the standard business model, which may just bear fruit: It donates a hefty part of its turnover to charity.
TMG Digital, the digital unit of Dutch media group Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG), hired Gert-Jan Lasterie as business development director, to develop new business and revenue models. All classifieds and e-commerce sites of TMG fall under the ambit of TMG Digital.
Late in March, Antena Group launched the jobs site JobZZ.ro in Romania - the country's third jobs site dedicated to local and foreign vacancies.
AgriAffaires.ma, a site for new and used agricultural machines and tools, was launched in Morocco by AgriMaroc, a local media outlet for agricultural information. It is the first and only such site in the country to date.
Has Google quietly launched its long-rumored recruitment classified product? In the last few hours, a new site called “Google Hire” went live at the URL Hire.withgoogle.com.
AasaanJobs, the leading blue-collar jobs search engine backed by IDG Ventures, refined its search tool, by enabling job seekers to filter their searches with keywords over and above the standard keywords (such as company, industry and job title), namely the skills required for particular jobs and content in the job descriptions.
Nomu.com, a real estate site in Japan, is rolling out 3-D through videos of apartments and condominiums, in response to a similar move by the market’s main player Summo.jp.
LatAm Autos, whose shares stopped trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) pending a decision on how best to take the company forward, said it had secured 10 million AUD ($7.6 million U.S.) in fresh capital by issuing convertible notes, underwritten by two directors of LatAm Autos.
FastFox, a home rental start-up in Gurgaon, raised $4.6 million U.S. in a Series-A round from Lightspeed Venture Partners (India), Blume Ventures and CyberAgent Ventures. FastFox charges tenants a brokerage fee of 15 days (half-a-month's rental) for its services.