Location-based assessment and referral services Qype (qype.com) today announced the acquisition of the Munich Cooledeals.de companies, this means Qype began to compaq presario cq60 battery the local market coupons. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Qype is headquartered in Hamburg, with offices in London and Paris, is Europe’s largest user-generated review site (more than Yelp). After the acquisition Cooledeals, it will offer coupons through QypeDeals.com. The business was originally launched in Germany, but the company has plans elsewhere in Europe “quick launch” the service.
In other words, Groupon, DailyDeal promotions and other local suppliers and integrators are spreading across Europe. Cooledeals their coupons in Germany has been acer aspire one a110 battery in third markets. Facebook, of course, do not forget to upstarts such as Foursquare. From the current situation, local coupons war just began.
The inherent advantages Qype
Industry that: a sense, Qype has passed the sign, comments and recommendations received a lot of business users, and increase the coupon business (it is likely to be integrated into mobile applications), the feeling like is to “profit” Unscrew the tap a few. Interestingly, Qype is achieved through the increased acquisition of coupon business, but of course there is money to go Qype this shortcut.
Last November, in order to increase investment in the mobile business, Qype for a new round of financing and raised to 650 million euros. It now appears, Qype, there was an attempt to enter the coupon market. One of its investors, Vodafone Ventures, so Qype can put a “co-branded” version of the dell latitude d620 battery pre-installed Vodafone device, such as Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Ireland’s BlackBerry and Android phones.
Therefore, Qype in Europe has a large user base (17 million monthly visitors), it is saying cooperation between mobile operators is very strong on the basis of such a local coupon business has inherent advantages.