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Commercial? Yes
Type of site Business directory
Launched February 2009
Barcelona, Spain
Current status Active

Qapacity is a business-oriented social networking site and a business directory founded in March 2008 and launched in February 2009. User are given a set of tools to promote their business online, to keep their clients and business partners up-to-date with their work and to reach new clients.


Company Information

Qapacity's founders[1] Julián Lerer and Tomy Pelluz previously managed Neurona --a business-oriented social networking site--, which was sold[2] to XING. in 2007.

Qapacity is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. They are funded by Grupo Intercom[3].


Qapacity is a promotion tool dedicated to small businesses and freelancers and it includes: a website builder, a service directory based on a reputation system and a social network for service providers and potential clients. [4] Qapacity also integrates social media services and sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Website Builder

Qapacity is a free website builder dedicated to small businesses and freelancers who want to promote their services online. It allows users to create, upload and embed web content (such as text, images, video, RSS feeds etc.) by using a simple WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) interface.

Users can furthermore personalize their website by choosing one of the ten available themes, adding a customized header, starting a blog and/or uploading a career portfolio.

Users choose their sub-domain (e.g.: and their site is hosted for free.

Service Directory

Every service added in Qapacity is listed in a searchable directory and as of January 15, 2009 it list services from Argentina, China, Colombia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Spain, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States. [5]

Reputation System

Qapacity is build on a simple reputation system: service providers can ask for recommendations from their clients and publish them along any comments their clients might have on their website. Recommendations increase the rating of the Qapacity users and make them more visible in the Service Directory.

Social Network

Qapacity allows users to "add as contacts" those service providers whom they are interested in/ want to bookmark/ are their friends.


External links

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