The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2015-07-21T08:52:27Z Beanhunter and Uber Join Forces 2015-07-21T08:52:27Z beanhunter-and-uber-join-forces-1 Melbourne, Australia - Café review app and website Beanhunter today announced a partnership with ride sharing app Uber whereby Beanhunter users can now book an Uber ride direct to their favourite cafe from within the App. "Anything we can do to make getting to the best cafes easier is great for our users. What better way to do this than to partner with the world's most recognised and respected ride sharing business Uber" said Beanhunter CEO James Crawford. A spokesperson from Uber said “We’re always looking at ways to enhance the rider experience, whether that’s by improving our technology to make it safer and more affordable to get from A to B or working with like minded innovative companies such as Beanhunter to give riders more convenient ways to explore their city.  “By integrating our technology into the Beanhunter app we’ve created a seamless experience for people to find the best local coffee shops and get there quickly in an Uber, making exploring cities a more culturally rich experience for all.” Coffee Review and Recommendation App Beanhunter Announces Successful $500,000 Capital Raise 2015-06-29T04:20:51Z coffee-review-and-recommendation-app-beanhunter-announces-successful-500-000-capital-raise Melbourne, Australia - Café review app and website Beanhunter today announced the successful completion of a $500,000 funding round. Participants in the round include, PC Tools founder and major backer of Freelancer.com, Simon Clausen through Startive Ventures and ex iPrimus head Campbell Sallabank through XSallarate, who also advised on the investment round. Beanhunter CEO James Crawford said "It is great to have the support and ongoing participation of such experienced entrepreneurs. Our strategy is to use this funding to continue enhancing our platform to accelerate the growth of our community of coffee lovers while driving new business to our café partners.” "We are proud to be the international specialist in coffee and café reviews. Currently the app and site have over 1.3m monthly user sessions, 14,000 cafes listed globally and 100,000 reviews - with this funding we plan to grow this dramatically." continued Crawford.  Melbourne based Start-up Beanhunter Acquires CoffeeJobs.com 2014-10-24T00:13:24Z melbourne-based-start-up-beanhunter-acquires-coffeejobs-com Beanhunter, the world’s leading app for cafe and coffee discovery, announced today that it has acquired the leading coffee industry job board CoffeeJobs.com.   “Cafes and coffee roasters have traditionally found it hard to find quality staff and CoffeeJobs.com allows these business owners to find the best café staff quickly.” said Beanhunter CEO, James Crawford.   “We see this as a ‘marriage made in Heaven’. Beanhunter’s 12,000 cafes will now have direct access to CoffeeJobs.com to help find their most valuable asset – their staff, and in particular the best Baristas. With over 1.2 million page views per month and annualised growth of 100%, the combined business is poised for even faster acceleration.” said Crawford.   Beanhunter has an experienced team backed by existing advisors and investors, including Guy King, founder of RetailMeNot (NASDAQ:SALE) and LIFX, and Campbell Sallabank of XSallarate. The acquisition forms one of the building blocks leading into an upcoming funding round, which has been keenly anticipated by local VCs, Angel Investors and high net-worth families.