Shpock

  • Stuffle Raises €500K To Put The Heat On Shpock As The Flea Market App Race Gathers Pace In Europe

    Stuffle Raises €500K To Put The Heat On Shpock As The Flea Market App Race Gathers Pace In Europe

    Stuffle, the mobile location-based marketplace for used items (and European rival to Shpock) has raised a new funding round from High-Tech Gründerfonds. The amount is described only as a “mid six-figure amount”, though TechCrunch has learned that it’s actually €500,000 (~$672k) and follows a previous round from Tim Schumacher, founder of SEDO, announced last November… Read More

  • Shpock Sees 120K Downloads, 60K Items Listed As Competitors Start Their Photocopiers

    Shpock Sees 120K Downloads, 60K Items Listed As Competitors Start Their Photocopiers

    Shpock, the local classified mobile app (or flea market in your pocket) is reporting some decent progress today. Three and a half months after launch, the iOS and Android app has seen 120,000 downloads, and 60,000 items listed in its marketplace; up from 10,000 downloads, and 3,000 items listed last November. That’s probably testament to the simple solution that Shpock provides and the… Read More

  • Shpock Wants To Be A Flea Market In Your Pocket

    Shpock Wants To Be A Flea Market In Your Pocket

    In response to the unworldliness of uber-marketplaces like eBay, Shpock (“shop in your pocket”) is a new iOS and Android app from Austrian startup, Finderly, which wants to return the local classified ads model used for selling goods peer-to-peer, to something resembling its original simplicity. It does this by taking advantage of the proliferation of camera-enabled and… Read More