This comes as Craigslist solidifies its position as the top free listings service. Other services like Kijiji (owned by eBay) and Oodle (which recently partnered with Walmart) continue to grow. Recently Kijiji has made waves about their impressive growth rate. And other classified listing startups continue to get funded.
There’s just no room for Microsoft in the classified listings space, it seems. It joins the deadpool.
A screen shot of what it looked like in the good days is below.
- Founded 1995
- Overview Craigslist is a supremely popular listings site. Craigslist was founded by Craig Newmark in March 1995 as an email list site for San Francisco and Bay Area events. In June 2000, it added its second city, Boston, and then expanded to the major metropolitan cities in August 2000. As of July 2014, Craiglist covers more than 700 local sites in 70 countries. Craiglist.org — note the .org domain suffix …
- Location San Francisco, California
- Categories Curated Web
- Founders Craig Newmark
- Website http://www.craigslist.org
- Full profile for Craigslist
- Founded 2006
- Overview OLX is an online classifieds platform that enables its users to create ads and display them on social networks. The platform enables its users to design ads with pictures and videos; control their selling, buying, and community activities in My OLX; display their ads on social networking profiles; access the site from their mobile phones; and view OLX accounts in their local languages. The company …
- Location New York, New York
- Categories Curated Web, Shopping, E-Commerce, Internet
- Founders Alec Oxenford
- Website http://www.olx.com
- Full profile for OLX
- Founded 2004
- Overview Craig Donato, Scott Kister, and Faith Sedlin founded Oodle, a social marketplace, in 2004. Until it's acquisition by QVC, Oodle operated the Facebook Marketplace, the app for buying, selling, and sharing with your Facebook community. Oodle received funding from Greylock, Redpoint Ventures, and Jafco Ventures.
- Location San Mateo, California
- Categories Social Media
- Website http://www.oodle.com
- Full profile for Oodle