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Bayut.com to expand in GCC in 2015

Haider Ali Khan, CEO of real estate site Bayut.com, announced Bayut.com will launch a CRM software service for real estate agencies soon. This CRM software will be offered in collaboration with an independent company. Also, the CEO announced that during 2015 Bayut.com will expand to new FCC countries, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain. Bayut.com offers users flexibility when searching....

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Cabiedes invests in SocialCar.com

SocialCar.com, Spain’s first peer-to-peer auto platform, has raised €800,000 ($800,000 U.S.) in funding from Cabiedes & Partners. This firm is best known in classified advertising for being the sole investor in Trovit.com. Cabiedes put €600,000 into Trovit in the Barcelona-based aggregator’s early days. SocialCar, founded in Barcelona in 2011 by Mar Alarcón and Francesc...

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Allegro moves its user forum to Facebook

Naspers’ Allegro, the most popular e-commerce service in Poland, will shut down its user forum Cafe Allegro in April this year. Instead, the site launched a fan page on Facebook called Allegro Help. Allegro decided on the change, due to the drastic decrease in activity on the forum in the last months. On Cafe Allegro users were able to submit various problems associated with the use of the site...

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SellAnyCar.com expands to Saudi Arabia

m4s0n501 The used-vehicle buyer SellAnyCar.com “exported” its vehicle-buying offer to Saudi Arabia recently, where it opened several branches in major cities, including Riyadh and Jeddah. SellAnyCar.com is one of the fastest growing companies in the Middle East, with more branches in Turkey and Jordan, among others. Saudi Arabia is the largest importer of autos and automotive parts...

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Projectlinkr.com bought by Freelancer.com

Projectlinkr.com, a Barcelona-based classified job board aimed at the Spanish-speaking freelance market, has sold its assets to Australian company Freelancer.com. With 140,000 registered members, Projectlinkr.com is active in Spain and Latin America. The Herald Sun quotes Projectlinkr.com CEO Lars Gehrmann saying that: “After five years of building the leading online jobs marketplace in Spain...

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InfoJobs App & Brand Manual Preview

InfoJobs.net, Spain’s top employment classified, has released mock-ups of its new Android app in development on digital design showcase site Dribble. The post states: Here’re some mockups of the newly designed InfoJobs app for Android. We have followed the Google’s material design style guides and we are very happy with the results. We are still working on the app, adding more...

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