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Reesio RealTech excellent learning experience

Real estate transaction-management startup Reesio just held its annual RealTech event in Las Vegas. The AIM Group was in attendance. The top-notch get together of major rivals  Zillow and Move Inc. also included a large array of real estate startups and broker presenters. There was much to learn here, including This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know...

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MercadoLib​re names new Mexico GM

MercadoLibre, the ecommerce and classifieds platform that covers much of Latin America, has named a new country manager for Mexico. Ignacio Caride replaced Francisco Ceballos, who had headed the company’s operations in Mexico since 2002. According to El Economista, Caride plans to keep the company growing and increase the number of e-commerce transactions in Mexico.  “I’m...

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Gumtree hires a PR agency in Poland

Gumtree hired the PR agency Clue PR to support its overall PR operations in Poland. Clue PR is to execute the new communication strategy of Gumtree.pl, and activities around Gumtree’s 10th birthday celebration in Poland. Other tasks include preparing and executing the national campaign “Start a Career” and running the press office. The team that will be working for Gumtree...

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Akhtaboot launches a jobs board for Sayegh Group

Akhtaboot.com, an online career network linking the right person to the right career opportunity, partnered with Sayegh Group, a chemical, engineering and real estate group with over 5,000 employees, to launch Career Connect, an independent jobs section on the Sayegh Group website. The jobs section is a fully integrated and branded jobs section on the group site, allowing users to post unlimited...

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Axel Springer said to be preparing listing with U.S. experts

The rumor that Axel Springer Digital Classifieds (ASDC) is being prepared for listing got more substance today, when Bloomberg reported (here) parent Axel Springer was “working with JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup on an initial public offering of ASDC”. The information came from inside sources. As we wrote in February (here) ASDC could be valued between €2 and €3 billion ($4.1...

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NAR Reach Technology boosts startup success, funding

The  Reach Technology Accelerator program, developed by  Second Century Ventures, National Association of Realtor’s (NAR) strategic investment arm,  is just about ready to announce  its 2014 lineup of incubators. One, Smart Zip Analytics, has already been chosen. In the meantime,  we decided to take a look at how last year’s chosen startups had fared as a result of NAR...

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