This Week in Location Based Marketing #99: eBay pulls itself together

Welcome to episode #99 of This Week in Location Based Marketing. On today’s show: Asif summarizes his experience at the Your Business is Now conference in Hamilton, Disney re-imagines the simple cake with augmented reality, Ebay gets all grown up and smart + our funding news, the resource of the week and Joe Walker, Founder of Ozmott chats with Asif.

Episode 99

Recorded: October 14, 2012
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan

 


Show highlights:
1. Asif’s take on the Your Business is Now conference in Hamilton (1:45)
2. Disney patents augmented reality cakes (6:45)
3. Tuhura launches in New Zealand (11:00)
4. Pirq turns its focus on Malaysia (16:55)
5. eBay has the week of weeks: Rebrands itself and launches a Groupon competitor eBay Lifestyle Deals (20:20)
6. Seevibes launches their social TV dashboard (27:20)

Featured Guest
Joseph Walker, founder of Ozmott (34:45)

Funding / M&A News
1. FreeSpee closes 3.3M Euro (45:25)
2. CrowdOptic raises $500K (47:00)
3. Japan’s Retty brings in $1.2M (50:40)

Resource of the Week
Click To Call / Click To Map Driving Commerce (56:00)

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I’m Rob, the founder of UNTETHER.tv and I’ve spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I’ve helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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