Mobee, a new Boston-based “mystery shopper” service, is launching out of private beta this week, backed by $1.1 million in seed funding. The round, now officially closed, includes investment from LaunchCapital (YourMechanic and RunKeeper backers), TiE Angels Boston, Hub Angels, Jit Saxena (angel investor in Pinterest, who sold his last startup to IBM for roughly $2 billion), Rob Soni (former… → Read More
Yelp, the predominant force in the social yellow pages space, has just announced their move into Germany. As Yelp’s CEO Jeremy Stoppelman tweeted last night, they are now “speaking German”.
After already launching in France and the UK, Germany and Spain were the other first tier countries that were missing in Yelp’s initial European roll out phase. It’s likely, therefore, that Spain will be next. → Read More