Spain

JobAndTalent Founders Win GP Bullhound Award

JobAndTalent.com co-founders Juan Urdiales and Felipe Navío were awarded ‘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 the 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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Vocento grew its revenue in Q1

Spain’s Vocento Media Group published positive Q1 results. Vocento owns several leading Spanish classified sites, including InfoEmpleo.com, Autocasion.com, Pisos.com, AvanzaEnTuCarrera and TusAnuncios.com. Vocento reported the EBITDA loss in classifieds was reduced from €218,000 in Q4 2014 to a loss of €174,000 in Q1 2015. The report said it was “an era of expansion” with a...

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JobAndTalent Sponsors Moto2 Racing

JobAndTalent has chosen a resolutely old-school marketing move to promote its brand: motorsport sponsorship. The Spain and UK-based recruitment classified has partnered with Yellow Pages (Paginas Amarillas) and HP to sponsor Pons Racing’s Moto2 world title effort with riders Alex Rins and Luis Salmon. Co-founder Juan Urdiales said that JobAndTalent and Pons Racing are united by their...

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Wallapop Raises Reported $40 Million

Barcelona-based mobile marketplace Wallapop has raised $40 million in funding, despite having no revenue stream, according to a Novobrief report. Wallapop’s website and app connect users in a given area, e.g. five or ten kilometers, and shows all the second-hand products available. Users have the option of searching other regions, as well. Each product has a Twitter, Facebook and email...

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InfoEmpleo prepares 18th annual Employment Report

InfoEmpleo.com is conducting research for its 18th annual employment report. The leading Spanish recruitment site is running an online survey to gather information from human resources professionals, employees, candidates seeking working, and freelancers. It is addressing specific questions to each of the four group to compile an overview of the Spanish job market. Human resources professionals...

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