Overview

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Total Equity Funding
Undisclosed Amount in 1 Round from 4 Investors
Most Recent Funding
Seed on January 1, 2005 / Undisclosed Amount
Headquarters:
Berlin, Berlin
Description:
VZnet Netzwerke is a social networking platform focused on German speaking students.
Founders:
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Website:
http://www.studivz.net

Company Details

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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)

Funding Rounds (1) - undisclosed

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jan, 2005undisclosed amount / Seed4

Current Team (2)

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Products (3)

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  • MeinVZ was launched in 2008
  • SchülerVZ is a social network for German high school students with 7 million active users (72% of all German high school students have a
  • StudiVZ is a social networking platform for students (in particular for college and university students in Europe), based in Berlin,

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    Berlin, Berlin

    Germany

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