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

Buy A Car On Your Phone With The New Beepi App

Thanks to the folks at <a target="_blank" href="https://www.beepi.com/default.aspx">Beepi</a>, you can now buy a car with nothing more than the iPhone in your hand (well, that and the money in your ba

Naspers Drops Off $40 Million For Brazilian Mobile Conglomerate Movile

The on-demand delivery market has now raised more money in the first four months of 2015 than it did in all of 2014, and the latest beneficiary is the Brazilian mobile application and content develope

A Super Angel’s View On Venture Capital In 2015

As the first quarter of 2015 draws to a close, it's clear that the venture capital industry is evolving. Since 2005, thousands of new millionaires have been minted by the IPOs of Alibaba Group, Len

Naspers Makes Strategic Investment In Craigslist Competitor OLX

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/classifieds-free-classifieds-online-classifieds-olx-com.jpg" class="shot2">We've been hearing recently that South African media conglomerate a

OLX And hi5 Join Forces For International Expansion Plans

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/olx-hi5-167x200.png" width="167" height="200" /><a href="http://olx.com">OLX</a> and <a href="http://hi5.com">hi5</a>, both challengers to dom

Craigslist Competitor OLX Scores $5 Million For Online Classifieds

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/olx-215x146.jpg" width="215" height="146" /> <a href="http://www.olx.com/">OLX,</a> the Craigslist for the rest of the world, has raised $5 m

Microsoft Exits Classified Listings Business

Microsoft Live Expo, their experiment with classified listings that launched in early 2006, will be shut down on July 31, says a notice posted on the site. New listings have already been suspended. Th

Craigslist Competitor OLX Raises $13.5M

According to co-founder Fabrice Grinda, “OLX is probably the largest classified site no one has ever heard of.” And now it’s also the most funded classified site no one has ever hear