Synonyms for qype or Related words with qype
Examples of "qype"
Competitor Yelp announced their acquisition of
in October 2012 for a reported 50 M US$.
reviews were merged into the Yelp site by October 2013.
hosted an online database of user-generated reviews of local businesses in Europe. Users could add new places to the database, upload photos, review places in 7 languages and engage in community activities.
listed reviews on a wide range of categories, listing all places in a user-based rank-order. Selected reviews were also presented in the weekly
newsletter, and on city and country pages.
In summer 2011,
launched sites in the Netherlands and Portugal as well as an application on Windows Mobile.
In July 2007
UK was launched, adding English to the interface and content. In January 2008 the website was translated into French, in anticipation of the launch of
France. Subsequent versions localised for the Spanish market (October 2008), Ireland and Austria (Summer 2008) in local language have followed. In 2008 Brazil was added, and Qype's first iPhone application was launched.
There was a de facto reputation system, where users could see which members are the most popular, respected, and prolific contributors. Users could also check out who shares their interests or indeed their opinions of specific places.
fostered the community with events for members at local bars and restaurants, as well as B2C events for
was founded in March 2006 by Stephan Uhrenbacher for the German market. The initial funding came from Partech Ventures (Paris) and Advent Ventures (London).
In March 2012 Sh! was awarded the UK & Ireland Shopping Venue of the Year, and the UK & Ireland Best Business of the Year, at the first annual
It was launched by German internet entrepreneur Stephan Uhrenbacher – founder of
, and former head of northern European operations for lastminute.com. The site is a European competitor to the US-based Airbnb.
was a Hamburg-based web 2.0 company centred on social networking and local reviews. They operated websites in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Austria, Ireland, Poland, Spain, Italy and Brazil, and had approximately 22 million monthly unique European visitors.
Cad and the Dandy suits have received positive reviews from style commentators and bloggers, who note the high quality of cloth and tailoring, the strong customer service and the flexibility in customisation options. User reviews on sites such as
have been positive, with reviews praising the fit, the service, and the willingness to cater to unusual requests.
[20 May 2010] It includes the latest Ovi Maps 3.04. The new version adds formal support for WiFi as a positioning method as part of an overhaul of the positioning functionality, plus significant performance improvements for search, zooming and map panning, a number of consumer-friendly UI tweaks and the addition of
information to the places database.
Geomium is a location-based social networking website, and iPhone application. Unlike many other location-based services which focus on a single type of information, such as places or events, Geomium combines places, events, deals and people all into a single application. It aggregates its information from sources such as Yelp,
and Eventful. The service launched to the public on September 29, 2010, focusing initially on London, UK, with more cities and mobile platforms are planned.
In November 2011, Yelp filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities Exchange Commission. On March 2, 2012, the company's stock began public trading on the New York Stock Exchange at a share price of $15, valuing the company at $898 million. In 2012, Yelp agreed to acquire its largest European rival,
, for $50 million. The following year, CEO Jeremy Stoppelman reduced his salary to $1. Yelp acquired the start-up online reservation company SeatMe for $12.7 million in cash and company stock in 2013. Yelp's second quarter 2013 revenue of $55 million "exceeded expectations", but the company was not yet profitable.
Adzuna was founded in 2011 by Andrew Hunter, former head of marketing of Gumtree and VP of marketing at
, and Doug Monro, former MD of Gumtree and COO of Zoopla. The beta site was launched in April 2011 with £300,000 seed investment from Passion Capital and Angel Investors, followed by a public press launch in July 2011. In January 2012, Adzuna announced further investment of £500,000 from Index Ventures and The Accelerator Group to expand into other verticals and countries. In April 2013, Adzuna raised a further £1M from the same investors. In July 2015, Adzuna raised an additional £2M from over 500 investors via a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube.
offered a directory for anyone to search for businesses. Certain features, such as the ability to contribute a review, or add a comment to a discussion, were available only to users with verified accounts, which were free. Those members whose contributions have been recognized with a certain number of feedback points were promoted to "insider" status and receive a visual marker in their profile, as well as additional invitations to real-world events. Business owners may participate in the site as well by contributing company profiles.
User profiles included a standard set of attributes such as photographs and several fields relating to the user's location, hobbies, preferences etc.
allowed wide latitude for personal expression on the site and did not routinely moderate or censor content. Some innocent playfulness was tolerated, such as reviews of non-businesses ( e.g. private stories, public art and memorable weather conditions), especially if they include associated photos and receive positive reviews of other peers. However, the company strongly encouraged members to participate in a sincere and mature way. Abusive or improper behaviour was strictly forbidden and could result in the deletion of the respective profile and its content, as well as possible legal consequences.
The first Bits & Pretzels conference was a small founders’ breakfast for the local start-up ecosystem which was introduced by Andreas Bruckschlögl and Bernd Storm. 1,400 guests participated at this event in the festival hall of the "Löwenbraukeller" in Munich. In January 2015, Felix Haas joined the team as the third co-host. Among the first speakers were the start-ups of
, mydealz, Stylight and Amiando. In addition, various start-up pitches took place. The Bavarian State Minister for Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology and Deputy Prime Minister Ilse Aigner, who is also the patron of the event, chaired a panel discussion on current political issues. The revenue of the event was donated to the charity organization "Münchner Tafel".
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