eBay Hops Into Bed With Craigslist

By Deane Barker on August 15, 2004

Forbes.com: EBay Buys 25 Percent Stake in Craigslist: Bet Craig is happy. If you’ve never heard of Craigslist, look here.

Online auctioneer eBay Inc. said Friday that it purchased a 25 percent pre-existing stake in San Jose, Calif.-based online marketplace craigslist.

With sites in 45 cities around the world, craigslist is an online meeting place for people looking to meet others, find a job, or locate an apartment as well as trade in such goods as tickets, furniture, cars and sporting goods.



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