Australian real estate group Domain (ASX: DHG) announced the surprise resignation of its chief executive Antony Catalano on Monday, just two months after the company floated on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
The German incubator copies Toptal with ExpertLead, a recruiting platform that places “digital” freelancers with companies.
GorkanaJobs.co.uk, a niche recruitment platform for the PR and journalism industries in the U.K. has relaunched with the branding of its American parent company Cision. GorkanaJobs is part of the larger Gorkana media and PR brand.
British auto sales platform Tootle.co.uk has announced an investment deal with Channel 4’s Commercial Growth Fund. The seven-figure media for equity deal will see Tootle launch a major TV ad campaign.
Germany’s largest auto portal introduced two auto financing tools through a new cooperation with German credit comparison site Smava.
In Romania, Andrei Frunza, CEO of Ringier’s job site EJobs.ro, has left the company, according to a report on the Romanian news site Profit.ro.
Bangladesh has a brand new general classifieds site EiBazar.com, which according to media reports, was launched earlier this month.
Japan’s biggest real estate classified in terms of traffic, Suumo.jp, which is owned by staffing giant Recruit Holdings (TSE: 6098), has entered into the vacation rental market by signing a listing-sharing agreement with US-based rental apartment site Airbnb.
JD.com (京东) has invited a select group of investors to join a funding round for its logistics business, JD Logistics. The fundraising target is reportedly $2 billion U.S., valuing JD Logistics at around $10 billion U.S., according to initial reporting from Reuters.
Chinese apartment rental service provider Ziroom (自如), has raised a remarkable 4 billion RMB ($621 million U.S.) in a series A round led by private-equity firm Warburg Pincus, along with Sequoia Capital, Tencent Holdings Ltd. and seven other firms. Chinese property developer Sunac also joined the round.