Yesterday, in a small Hamburg court room, something special happened – at least when it comes to the legal parameters of people search applications on the web.
The ligitator, a young woman, sued 123people. Specifically its German web property 123people.de, which has recently been sold to Pages Jaunes Groupe, for showing a photo of herself on its landing page. The court, however, declared the… → Read More
[Austria/France] According to investir.fi and various other sources, the world’s leading people search engine 123people, which strives from Austria, has been acquired by the leading french yellow pages company PagesJaunes. The company was incubated by i5invest and received VC money from Austrian Gamma Capital Partners.
Financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed. → Read More
[Austria] Controversial Vienna based people search Startup 123people (Which TechCrunch covered from it’s early days) just released their iPhone App. The App hardly differs from the Web platform regarding the core functionality. The basic idea is to get a static 1-pager of people related information. Starting from phone numbers to blogs and Amazon wishlists (which, by the way, can sometimes… → Read More