France

French online property start-up Habiteo raises €3 million

French start-up portal Habiteo servicing developers and offering users 3D viewing options for the newly built properties just raised €3 million, including €2.5 million from Serena Capital and the remainder from its historical investors, including founders. Earlier the site has raised €500,000 from Business Angels. Since its launch in June of 2014, Habiteo defined itself as a tool to support...

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In France Logic-Immo introduces tech innovations

France’s No. 3 real estate site Logic-Immo launched a whole bunch of high-tech additions to its services, including the Rhinov virtual reality service, a new mobile app, and partnership with Criteo to re-target advertising. Finally, Concept Multimedia, owner of Logic-Immo, purchased Rodacom, a real estate software company, to offer web solutions to client agencies. The new version of mobile...

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Indeed plans to triple sales in France in 2015

Three years after its launch in Europe, Indeed, which claims to have 300,000 job ads in France, plans to seriously expand its market presence in the country. The year 2014 was a strong one for the French operation of a U.S.-based job search engine, as it recorded triple-digit growth, according to Karim Jelatat, sales director for France currently based in Dublin. Jelatat, who recently started his...

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LeBonCoin rate hikes irate small traders

Starting from late 2014, French site LeBonCoin started to charge professionals higher rates for listing autos, real estate and general items, with prices rising up to 10 percent. As the site begins to monetize more actively, the move is said to harm most artisans and small entrepreneurs. .. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Glassdoor arrives in France

Job site Glassdoor launched its first site in Europe – in France (here). The move didn’t come as a surprise: Glassdoor had opened an office in London earlier to support its planned expansion into continental Europe. Glassdoor said it enters the French market with the strong ambition to become the country’s No. 1 job site. It was Glassdoor’s first move into a non-English...

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EBay launches “collection” function in France

Users in France now have the option to create their own product collections out of 700,000 items posted on EBay.fr, and to view the collections of others. The “collection” function was originally offered in the U.S. as long back as Oct. 2013. The service, which reminds a lot of Pinterest, was launched in France with great fanfare and the participation of celebrities, who presented their own...

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