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Startup Alley, U.S. real estate industry, focus on lead-gen technology

Startup Alley, U.S. real estate industry, focus on lead-gen technology

Inman's Real Estate Connect Startup Alley, scheduled for August, reflects a pattern we're clearly seeing in U.S. real estate startups and investor funding - technology and software to help agents connect with clients. While new consumer-facing property listing sites still crop up now and then, many  startups - and many of those getting venture capitalist and angel funding - are lead-generation and



Ringier’s African investments paying off

Ringier says its investments in Africa are paying off and the firm got off to an excellent start in 2015, with revenue in the first quarter of the new year four times higher than in the last quarter of 2014. Ringier also says its traffic grew nearly by factor five, and it now employs 250 employees in five African markets and six of its ten platforms are already clear leaders in their respective


Angie’s List VP now at Auction.com

Angie’s List VP now at Auction.com

Auction.com Names Bin Xu Vice President of Engineering


U.S. CRE, crowdfunding heat up

U.S. CRE, crowdfunding heat up

Two separate announcements indicate that the worlds of commercial real estate (CRE) and crowdfunding are coming to the fore in the U.S. Startup Selequity just announced the launch of its CRE crowdfunding services at TechCrunch's Disrupt event in New Y


Suitey now TripleMint, gets $1.65 mil

Suitey now TripleMint, gets $1.65 mil

New York City-focused real estate startup Suitey has rebranded itself as TripleMint, landing $1.65 million seed funding in the process.  The eight investors include Beepi executive chair Fabrice Grinda, Dominion Capital and Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator. With the name change, site services expand beyond real estate and rental search, to include a discounted concierge moving service. T



Telegraaf revenue slightly lower in Q1, situation to ‘stabilize’

Dutch Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG) reported a 5.7-percent drop in revenue year-on-year for the first quarter, down to € 116.9 million ($126 million US), with earnings after taxes remaining the same and situation stabilizing overall following a difficult previous year. Advertising revenues declined by €6 million or 14.7 percent for print and radio activities, while circulation revenues declined b



India site gets $28.1m from Singapore

SULEKHA --- The granddaddy of online classifieds sites serving the global Indian community, has received a $28.1 million funding boost from Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, and its original institutional investor, Norwest Venture Partners. Having started out as a Facebook-meets-Craigslist kind of site, connecting Indian communities overseas and back home through blogs, social networking,