QXL Founder Tim Jackson To Launch DVD Lending Site LendAround

<img alt="" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/tim-jackson-2">Tim Jackson</a> has had a colorful career. He is a former journalist (Financial Times, Independent, Economist and Red Herring) an

Forget eBay. Use Swaptree.

<a href="http://www.swaptree.com"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/swaptreelogo210.gif" class="shot2" /></a>We've been covering Boston-based <a href="http://www.swaptree.com">Swaptree</a> s

TechCrunch Readers Can Join Swaptree Now

I just posted on the Swaptree private beta and upcoming launch. You can actually join right now, and there are no limits on signups. Just go to swaptree.com/techcrunch.htm and follow the instructions.

SwapTree, Back From The Dead – In Private Beta

I was sure trading site Swaptree had been abandoned. After a flurry of press about them over a year ago, they went very quiet. Potential investors told me they’d just stopped returning calls com

Swaptree Update, First Screen Shots

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a somewhat negative post about an unlaunched startup in Boston called Swaptree. Ouriel wrote a follow up post comparing Swaptree (unfavorably) to a French service called

SplitGames vs Swaptree

Following Mike’s analysis on Swaptree I have compared it with SplitGames , a French company that is also playing in the courtyard of product trading community but that is playing by different rules.

Something I Don't Get About Swaptree

The model behind new startup Swaptree, which will launch later this summer, is to allow people to trade media – books, music, dvds and videogames – directly with other users. As Rafe Needl