Many website owners see major revenue and profit declines
20 iul 2010
Softnews Net, the company behind softpedia.com website - one
of the most visited websites in Romania, is one of the few players
on the Romanian online market to have recorded a rise in revenues
and profit last year, according to Trade Registry data.
The company founded by Bogdan Gheorghe and C`t`lin Garmacea,
posted 2.68 million euros in revenues last year, up almost 10%, and
a 1.53 million-euro gross profit, up 9.1%. The company ranked third
in terms of number of visitors in June 2010, with 2.6 million
unique visitors, according to SATI data.
eJobs recruitment website on the other hand was significantly
affected by the economic decline, show Trade Registry data. The
company's turnover fell by 59.4% in euros to 1.89 million euros,
while its gross profit amounted to 1.4 million euros, 67% lower
than in 2008. The company is held by Liviu Dumitra[cu, Daniel
T`tar, and Tiger Global Management fund.
Trade Registry data say Neogen posted 1.6 million euros in
turnover last year, down almost 40%. The company owns several
websites, among which bestjobs.ro, colegi.ro, neogen.ro, and
Articol publicat în ediţia tipărită a Ziarului Financiar din data de 21.07.2010