Cian.ru, Russia's leading online real estate vertical, appointed Aleksey Avdei head of its resale real estate division, luring the executive from his position as head of Yandex.Market, the e-commerce marketplace run by the Russian search giant Yandex.
Avdei had been with Yandex since 2000, a
Two big names in newspaper / digital publishing have joined an advisory board for Cxense, a data personalization service for publishers.
Former Schibsted CEO Kjell Aamot and Digital First Media CEO John Paton are the first two members of the advisory board. Aamot was CEO of Schibsted for 20 years, until 2009, and has served on several other boards of directors. Paton’s Digital First Media is th
Kenny Pate, VP of product management at EBay since 2011, is now chief product officer at same-day-delivery startup Deliv.
Menlo Park, Calif.-based Deliv is a crowdsourced network of workers who deliver online purchases from brick and mortar stores to consumers who pay for the service online. Deliv just received another $4.5 million in venture funding by 14 i
Commercial real estate listing site and brokerage 42Floors has laid off half its staff - the brokerage half - to concentrate on expanding its U.S.-wide commercial real estate listings.
"Over the past few months, 42Floors has experimented with being a brokerage in addition to being a commercial real estate data and search website," 42Floors blogged. "We’ve d
Chip Perry, former CEO of AutoTrader.com, along with Jason Calacanis and several others, has invested in an Atlanta-based commercial real estate startup called REscour. The plan for REscour is to compete with CoStar Group's suite of practitioner tools, and its LoopNet commercial property listing site. There is no indication that REscour will impact CoStar's other important subsidiary, Apartments.c
The following people in the classifieds industry changed jobs, got promoted, or will be coming out of sabbaticals soon. In no particular order: Alec Oxenford, Christian Gisy, Christian Bubenheim, Dominikus Kirchhoff, Barbara Wittmann, Judith Jungmann, Andrea Hollenburger, Philipp Schwenke, Burkhard Henn, John Greger, Stephen Ballot, Dick Gorris, Pedro Vidal Bavio, Justin Weiss, Patrick Kolek, Jaco