Today in Germany: Xing, Berlin’s top startups

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Xing’s valuation hit €1 billion

Xing, the German version of LinkedIn, was founded 2003 in Hamburg. On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, the stockprice went up to €181 each, which makes the company worth €1.02 billion. Xing went public in 2006. In 2009, founder Lars Hinrichs sold most of his shares. At that time one was worth about €36.
[Gründerszene] (German)

Wired names Berlin’s top startups

Looking at the European startup industry, Wired also focussed on Berlin’s companies and names Germany’s capital’s top startups.
[Wired]

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