Richard White, the founder and CEO of online rental viewings and digital tenancy processing company Goodlord is about to leave the company, it has been reported.The news comes just a day after it was announced Goodlord has let 40 of its employees go, reducing its headcount down to 96 from 136.31-year-old Richard, who is both a director and company secretary of Oh Goodlord Ltd, started out in the property industry as a Foxtons negotiator before moving to lettings company Capital Living.He then founded and helped raise £2m in start-up cash plus a further £7.2 million in March last year.At the time Richard told The Negotiator that he would be spending the extra cash on expanding the company’s headcount, and that Goodlord had signed up several big names to its service including Strutt & Parker.The company currently says its has 365,000 landlords and tenants who have used its service, and processed 151,000 tenancies.But Goodlord’s management would appear to have taken it in a new direction following the reduction in staff this week.Richard White’s reported imminent departure has been predicted on website Techcrunch, which also says Goodlord’s CTO Andrew Done may also be leaving the company.Following the departure of 40 staff, Goodlord has released a statement saying it wanted to reduce the size of its sales and marketing teams “to focus on scaling effectively and efficiently” and is ”putting more focus on bringing out new features and automation functionality to the platform.”“Our customers will see the effects of this focus almost immediately with new features and services being released as soon as the end of the month”, the company says.goodlord Richard White techcrunch January 10, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Does yesterday’s Goodlord staff clearout include its CEO? previous nextProptechDoes yesterday’s Goodlord staff clearout include its CEO?Co-founder Richard White may be about to leave the company as it focuses more on tech, not sales and marketing.Nigel Lewis10th January 201801,711 Views
because of the view that Beijing Mobile Corporation to provide links to pornographic sites, Chinese Academy of Sciences Dr. Li Qiang to infringe on the grounds of personal rights, the Beijing Mobile Corporation to court, claims 1 yuan loss of mental health. Yesterday afternoon, the third Dongcheng court hearing the case.
Li Qiang is a doctor of science of science and technology policy and Management Institute, he told reporters that in March 3rd last year, he received a text message, the content is a mobile phone Internet link and a Yinhui title, he was not concerned about. In March 20th of the same year, when he replaced the phone SIM card, accidentally open the link. Through this link, he has opened the 5 mobile phone WAPseqing site, not only can browse Seqing pictures and yellow video, you can also download, content Yinhui unbearable.
Li Qiang believes that the defendant failed to fulfill legal obligations, such as filtering shielding yinhuiseqing bad information, violated the plaintiff’s right of personality, therefore, the plaintiff requested the court to order the defendant to the plaintiff publicly in writing an apology and compensation for mental damages 1 yuan.
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mobile phone, you can court demonstration!" 4 pm yesterday, both the original defendant the burden of proof and evidence, the court Li Qiang proposed to demonstrate the relevance of Yinhui content, but not the judge permits. Court, Beijing mobile agent said, Li Qiang reflects the site is free of content provided by a number of WAP sites, these sites are not Beijing mobile cooperation site, therefore, Beijing mobile can not be governed.
Mobile Corporation explained that he has established a monitoring system and testing team, collaborative community prevention and treatment, the initial formation of the long-term mechanism to combat cyber yinhuiseqing behavior. But some illegal websites take the domain name to jump, overseas registration, frequent exchange domain, Internet access, mobile phone website limit set normal and underground two sets of content and other ways to increase the concealment, to a certain extent, increased the difficulty of management. Relying on customer reports on the bad site IP plugging, is currently one of the important management measures taken by operators. For customers to find such problems, Beijing Mobile Corporation received a report by the customer, according to the workflow of the site IP.
for the material responding to the Mobile Corporation of Beijing, Li Qiang in court also put forward new requirements of litigation and provides mobile customer service phone calls and CD and other new materials. Given the number of new evidence provided by Li Qiang, a variety of types, the court asked the Beijing Mobile Corporation to make new evidence based on evidence, yesterday’s trial did not make the final decision.