Update 4.5. at 16.20: After publishing the post on TestFreaks we heard that the company might have recently let several people go and currently run on 'founder team'. We contacted the company to clarify and got the following response from TestFreaks CEO, Kristofer Arwin:
"TestFreaks have been growing rapidly during 2008 and have now around 4 million monthly users. In the fall of last year we scaled up the organization to sustain further rapid growth, however the global recession have had an impact on consumers buying less home electronics and other more expensive capital goods. This have also had an impact on our growth that during 2009 have been lower than planned. We are therefore reducing the team to a similar size as we had last fall. However, it is not a “Founder team”, we still have 8 employees in our HQ and global team in total of 35 people."
Testfreaks, a Swedish based product reviewing site has slowly been gathering attention. It caught our eye from ArcticIndex. Testfreaks can be summed up to be the aggregator of review sites. It pulls in material from more than 4000 sources from 27 markets and aggregates those into one rank - Freak Score.
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