A Look at Reply.com SV-1

Reply.com this week announced plans to raise $60 million in an IPO. ReachLocal had earlier announced similar plans to go public. The success of one or both companies' efforts will have a major impact on other local-themed companies’ efforts to…

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ChaCha Gets More Local With Localeze

Mobile and online "questions" company ChaCha today has partnered with local search and listings provider Localeze. This primarily involves ChaCha's Web site (as opposed to mobile), and will insert deeper local business information around questions asked on the site. Specifically,15…

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Reply.com Files for IPO

Cost-per-click ad network Reply.com today filed for a $60 million IPO. The company targets SMB advertisers with the majority of its 125 employees in media sales positions. My colleague Peter Krasilovsky spoke to the company recently and wrote this post.…

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PMS Monitoring: There’s an App for That

There are now 150,000 mobile apps for the iPhone and quickly growing libraries from other smartphone platforms like Android. Every once in a while an app comes along to truly underscore the fact that nearly every imaginable niche has been filled.…

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EveryScape Secures $6M Funding Round

EveryScape, a Massachusetts-based company that offers an immersive local search experience, has secured a new $6 million funding round. We see this as a sign of confidence that the model EveryScape is pursuing -- creating a virtual local search experience…

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