World news releases

Navent develops app for IT experts

Navent, a jobs and a real estate classifieds company operating in ten Latin American countries, is making a new bet. According to the Argentinian press, the company, funded by Riverwood Capital and Tiger Global, is developing a new project, which has been kept top secret. “It’s a Tinder-like [app] but with resources from the IT [segment],” a project tester said. According to La...

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Housekeeping service raises $800k

Aliada is not a classifieds platform as we usually define it. But it promises to change the housemaid, cleaning services market in Mexico. A housekeeping booking service based in Mexico City, Aliada has raised a $800,000 seed financing from Capital Invent, Variv Capital, and Dila Capital, as the company looks to increase its presence in Mexican capital and expand to other cities across the...

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JobAndTalent founders win GP Bullhound Award

JobAndTalent.com co-founders Juan Urdiales and Felipe Navío were named ‘Entrepreneurs of the Year’ by technology consultancy GP Bullhound. GP Bullhound, which provides independent strategic advice on mergers and acquisitions and private placements to entrepreneurs, companies and investors, honored Urdiales and Navío for JobAndTalent’s rapid growth and its potential to...

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Selltag launches on IOS

Selltag, a generalist classified platform based in Valencia, launched its IOS app. The app-only classifieds site, which received just over $404,000 in investment funding according to CrunchBase, connects shoppers and sellers using both geo-location and search functions. According to the company page on iTunes, it is designed as a fast, easy way to buy and sell new, second-hand, or hand-made...

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Healthy growth for Morizon Group in Q1

Morizon Group, owner of Polish real estate search engines Morizon.pl and Nportal.pl and several other real estate classified sites, released its financial results for Q1 of FY2015. The increase in revenue from Q1 FY2014 to Q1 FY2015 amounted to 25 percent. In Q1 Morizon earned revenue of 3.5 million Polish zloty ($986,238 U.S.). Last year it was 2.8 million Polish zloty ($789,763). Thanks to this...

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New anti-fraud steps to boost Russia’s auto classifieds

The Russian authorities promised to have a website available at the end of this year, on which pictures of all vehicles involved in traffic accidents can be viewed. This measure is expected to impact the auto sales market positively – especially the country’s auto classifieds – since both buyers and professional sellers will be able to check the accident histories of used...

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