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Company typePrivate
IndustryClassified Advertising
FoundersVincent Vandegans and Bart Verschueren
HeadquartersEnghien, Belgium

eRowz (formerly trading as BC.Net[1]) is a vertical search engine, with a specialisation of classified advertising in sectors such as cars, product sales and real estate.[2][3][4]


eRowz was founded and patented in Belgium in mid-2011[5] by Vincent Vandegans[6] and Bart Verschueren.[7] Initially commencing with a classified website in France, followed by Italy, and then expanding internationally.[8]

How eRowz works[edit]

eRowz is a search engine that real estate, cars and product related classified advertisements to obtain unstructured data.[9] Other sources of data are data feeds and API interfaces with partners such as eBay, Amazon and Kelkoo.[3] The data acquired is aggregated into eRowz's database[9] and presented to visitors based on their preferences, settings and searches. Visitors can set-up alerts for new items for sale matching their criteria and geographical location.[10][2]


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