Company Overview

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Founded:
October, 2005
Founders:
Ehssan Dariani, Dennis Bemmann
Employees:
300
Headquarters:
Berlin
Funding:
$0.00
Categories:
Social Network Media, Curated Web
Description:
VZnet Netzwerke is a social networking platform focused on German speaking students.

Detailed Description

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Studivz.net is very similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market. The company was sold to Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH, a German publishing group, for €85 million in January 2007.

Other investors of Studivz include the Samwer brothers, founders of ringtone company Jamba (sold for $270M) and Alando (sold to eBay for $43M in 1999).

As of July 2008, StudiVZ has 9 million active Users in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The Users are on three Socialnetworks: StudiVZ (4.1M Users) SchülerVZ (4.9M Users) and MeinVZ (1.8M Users)

Current Team (2)

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Past Team (10)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $0.00

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Products (3)

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    MeinVZ

    MeinVZ was launched in 2008
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    SchülerVZ

    SchülerVZ is a social network for German high school students with 7 million active users (72% of...
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    StudiVZ

    StudiVZ is a social networking platform for students (in particular for college and university...

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Saarbrücker Strasse 38

    Berlin, 10405

    DEU

Images (1)

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