Canada’s Yellow Pages Group has inked a deal with NYC location-based social networking startup Foursquare in a move to participate in the latter’s “venue harmonization project”, an effort to improve the accuracy of business locations in the Foursquare database.
Herold took a 24% stake in Tupalo back in 2009, and since then provided the startup with business listing’s data from Austria. The new funding is primarly going to be used for creating premium products. The… → Read More
[UK] Brownbook, the business directory, has integrated seed data for nearly 4 million businesses for several countries to fill up their pages and grow the site’s index to 34 million listings. A move that is clearly an investment on their part to reach new countries and increase activity where they already have coverage.
Brownbook’s approach is quite different from many well known local business… → Read More
Canadian performance marketing solutions company Yellow Pages Group (YPG) this morning announced that it has come to an agreement with rival 411 Local Search Corp, under which terms YPG will purchase the 411.ca brand and domain names and acquire an ownership interest in the company to boot.
A SEC filing has now revealed that YellowPages acquired the domain name for a cool $3,850,000 in cash payment. That’s a lot of money for an admittedly valuable domain name, especially during this economic downturn. It probably… → Read More