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Qype takes on Groupon, buys German coupon provider

Recommendation community Qype has bought Munich-based Cooledeals.de to launch a new coupon site QypeDeals.com, initially rolling out to Germany. Cooledeals.de is Germany's third largest coupon and voucher business after Groupon and DailyDeals. Qype plans to rapidly roll-out vouchers and coupons in its other European territories through 2011.

02/03/2011

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Qype gets €6.5m funding boost from Vodafone and VCs

User-generated local review site Qype has raised 3.5 million euros from Vodafone Ventures and a further 3.0 million euros from its existing three investors, Advent Venture Partners, Partech International and Wellington Partners.

Launched in March 2006, Qype’s communication platform is Europe’s largest site for user-generated reviews and recommendations of places, events and experiences. Qype covers more than 158,000 European towns and cities and has 17 million unique visitors per month. The additional funds will be used to develop Qype’s mobile business.

24/11/2010

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