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General Information



CEO & Founder
CEO & Founder


TOTAL $641k
Series A, 6/2006
Qualis SCA



Yakaz is a free classifieds platform that allows people to meet and exchange locally. It was founded in 2005 by Mathurin Ducastelle and Frédéric Mahé (former AOL directors), launching the leading classifieds vertical search engine. As a leading-edge company, Yakaz focused on innovation and technology and now enables consumers to engage with others on a local level to share information instantly and safely. Since January 2011, Yakaz can be easily used on iPhone and on Android devices through dedicated free applications.

The service is available in 190 countries and 50 languages.

Recent Milestones

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    Yakaz — Launching of the new version of Yakaz. (11/17/10)
    Posted 11/18/10 at 9:09am via
  • Dollar
    Yakaz received $641k in Series A funding. (6/7/06)
    Posted 4/14/10 at 1:13am
  • Check
    Yakaz added Mathurin Ducastelle as CEO & Founder. (8/1/05)
    Posted 11/18/10 at 8:58am
  • Check
    Yakaz added Frederic Mahe as CEO & Founder. (6/1/05)
    Posted 11/18/10 at 9:06am



Yakaz screenshot
Above: Yakaz Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 11/17/10
Yakaz screenshot
Above: Yakaz Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 11/17/10


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