TrustedPlaces

  • How much did TrustedPlaces sell for? And does Qype now have a problem?

    How much did TrustedPlaces sell for? And does Qype now have a problem?

    So since TrustedPlaces announced its acquisition by Yell we’ve been digging around to try and find out the purchase price. Understandably, we respect the fact that co-founder Sokratis Papafloratos doesn’t want to say, and Yell certainly won’t. But this information would be very useful to startups out there wondering what the purchase price is these days for a company like this. Read More

  • Yell acquires TrustedPlaces for its recommendations potential

    Yell acquires TrustedPlaces for its recommendations potential

    It’s been a four year ride, but TrustedPlaces, the UK’s earliest and oldest Yelp-like local reviews site, has been acquired by Yell Group Plc, the holder of the Yell.com local business directory. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed but we understand both founders and investors HOWZAT Media, the fund setup by dotcom veterans Hugo Burge and David Soskin, are “very… Read More

  • Yell Acquires TrustedPlaces To Add Yelp-like Local Reviews

    It’s been a four year ride, but TrustedPlaces, the UK’s earliest and oldest Yelp-like local reviews site, has been acquired by Yell Group Plc, the holder of the Yell.com local business directory. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed but we understand both founders and investors HOWZAT Media, the fund setup by dotcom veterans Hugo Burge and David Soskin, are “very… Read More