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Southeast Asia-based Carousell raises $35M for its social commerce app

Carousell, a four-year-old company in Singapore behind a listings app that enables peer-to-peer selling, has closed a $35 million Series B round to grow its reach into new countries and increase produ

Wallapop and LetGo, two Craigslist rivals, merge to take on the U.S. market, raise $100M more

Consolidation is afoot in the online classifieds space as two popular startups born in Barcelona are in advanced talks to merge operations in the U.S.. Wallapop and LetGo — which both provide p

Ebay’s mobile Craigslist competitor Close5 has quietly grown to 7 million downloads

In the U.S., the online classifieds space has been dominated for years by Craigslist, despite its failure to adapt to newer technologies, including mobile. That has left room for newcomers to angle t

Spike in investments in classified ad apps could mean the death of Craigslist

When you think about the fastest growing areas for startup investments, you probably don’t think about classified ads. More likely, your mind wanders to music apps, e-commerce or social platforms. I

Mobile App Letgo Raises $100 Million From Naspers To Take Over Classifieds In The U.S.

Can a mobile classified app topple the behemoth that is Craigslist? A company called letgo aims to find out. Its app, which lets users buy and sell items locally, has quietly grown to over 2 million

Tenant King Creates Local Marketplaces Within High-Rise Buildings

One of the most frustrating things about living in an urban high-rise building is the close quarters you are forced to share with neighbors. However, one startup is trying to turn this annoyance in

Mumbai-based Classifieds Site Quikr Grabs $150M In New Funding

Quikr, which claims to be India’s largest classified ads site, has scooped up $150 million from returning investors Tiger Global and Investment AB Kinnevik, as well as Steadview Capital.

Publisher Schibsted Nabs Twitter Analytics Manager To Be Its Head Of Data Science

As traditional publishers continue to look for the best way forward in a rapidly changing media landscape dominated by web giants like Google and Facebook and newer platforms like mobile, Scandinavia&

Shout Is A Real-Time Classifieds App That Lets You Exchange Anything

Craigslist has come to be known as a modern take on the classifieds section of a newspaper, but Zachariah Reitano and Henri Stern want to go further and provide a real-time exchange service. That's wh

Latin America’s Navent Raises $30M From Riverwood Capital, Tiger Global To Bolster Regional Online Classifieds Business

Latin American real estate and jobs classifieds company, Navent, has announced it's raised $30 million in Series B funding from global technology private equity firm Riverwood Capital and global inter

3Taps Files Countersuit, Says Craigslist Is Anticompetitive. ‘We Just Want To Use Data Without Fear Of Being Sued’

Craigslist may have a peace sign as part of its logo, but the war over its data continues. As TechCrunch <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/23/3taps-is-planning-to-file-a-countersuit-against

Craigslist Tries To Improve Its Image(s): Inline Photos Appearing Alongside Listings

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.craigslist.org">Craigslist</a> has been making a lot of moves to ensure that third party developers get off its lawn, but the listings giant is also, it seems, tryi

Craigslist Now Wants Your Postings Under ‘Exclusive’ Terms: Padmapper Fallout Continues

Another development in the ongoing Craigslist data scraping story: Craigslist has added in a new proviso for those posting ads, telling them that Craigslist now becomes the "exclusive licensee" of the

PadMapper’s Not The Only One With Legal Heat From Craigslist: Others Getting C&D’s, Too [Updated]

Earlier today, news broke that Craigslist has taken legal action against PadMapper and Craigslist API creator 3Taps -- after an ongoing disagreement over the scraping of Craigslist data to use in a th

Will the Real "eBay of Social" Please Stand Up? (TCTV)

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-247582" title="social-shopping-240x201" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/social-shopping-240x201.jpeg" alt="" width="240" height="201" />In

Buy And Sell Proprietary Knowledge Through GenApple

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/blue-215x107.jpg" width="215" height="107" />People are continually looking for new pieces of information. We go to school, read articles on a