The Ray White Group, Australia’s largest residential real estate group, has thumbed its nose at REA Group, publisher of realestate.com.au, by choosing China-based property portal Juwai.com as its strategic partner overseas.
The group announced Aug. 13 that starting Sept. 1 it would market all of its Chinese-language residential, commercial and rural real estate listings in Australia, New Zealan
Hot on the heels of the launch of a joint-venture e-commerce platform for used cars involving BitAuto Holdings Ltd. and two other Chinese companies, Alibaba Group, which is preparing for its IPO in the United States, announced on Aug. 18 its own plans to engage in used-
car trading business in co-operation with soon-to-be-listed China Grand Automotive Services, a major Chinese car dealer.
Navent, a Latin American real estate and jobs classifieds company, has closed a $20 million Series C round of funding from global technology private equity firm Riverwood Capital, according to TechCrunch.
The online classified
The recent successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange of China’s top online classifieds site 58.com Inc. has triggered new activity in the sector. In a sign that it is taking steps to keep pace with its rival, Chinese online and mobile-based classified advertising operator Ganji Inc. revealed on Aug. 13 it had secured a sixth round of financing worth more than US$200 million, thus doubling
Online high-end home furnishings marketplace Chairish, which began a bit humdrum, added new search, local pickup and "Make me an Offer" features l
Despite having a $57.4 million loss as a result of a devaluation in the Venezuelan Bolívar, MercadoLibre (Nasdaq:MELI) posted strong second quarter (Q2) results.
According to the company's earnings release, net revenue increased 17.5 percent, year over year, to $131.8 million. In local currencies, that growth rose by 65.9 percent. Brazil, Mercado's biggest market, grew revenues by 33.8 percent
Juwai.com, the leading Chinese international real estate listing website, has announced a partnership with AnyBusiness.com.au, according to propertyportalwatch.com.
AnyBusiness ranks as the second most popular portal listing Australian businesses for s
JobR app, a mobile startup we just reviewed as a notable niche-y recruitment tool, has landed $2 million in seed funding. Ellen Levy, managing director of Silicon Valley Connect, has joined JobR as advisor as well as investor.
"We are proud to announce that we closed an over
Viadeo, number one professional social network in France and China, and second worldwide after LinkedIn announced it plans to start trading its shares on regulated market of Euronext Paris. The introduction in early July was not considered successful as the share pr
Spain and U.K.-based recruitment site JobAndTalent raised $14 million U.S. in a Series A round of funding.
"We will work on developing a wave of new features and improvements to our platform to make JobAndTalent a global brand," wrote co-founder Juan Urdiales in the company announcement.
JobAndTalent uses linguistic algorithms to m