Tradesparq (www.tradesparq.com) uses “social verification” to help global B2B buyers find and verify foreign suppliers from China and around the world more effectively. We combine a social search engine with supplier profile data, supplier ratings, and US government customs statistics to provide global importers with the safest and most efficient way to source from foreign exporters online.
Tradesparq is like Alibaba plus LinkedIn. We’re a B2B site with the product, profile, and trade category architecture of Alibaba plus the social tools, matching, live updates and revenue model of LinkedIn. We then add ratings, customs data, and other verification tools into that mix to provide importers with a powerful supplier discovery and verification tool.
Tradesparq has been up and running since 2011 and currently has more than 100,000 suppliers and more than a million products online. More than 1.2 millions inquiries were sent over the site in 2011 and 3.4 million in 2012. We’re growing at a rate of several thousands of new suppliers and tens of thousands of products each week making us the fastest growing social site for global trade in the world.