Edition 23/2015
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Hamburg has the right breeding ground for startups – networks, coworking spaces, custom-tailored funding and the right flair to ensure that young companies will hit the road to success from the very start, a fact increasingly noticed by foreign investors. Jimdo, for instance, secured a €25 million ($28 million) minority investment from American growth equity firm Spectrum Equity. The Hamburg software specialist provides easy tools for the creation of websites. Around the globe, more than 15 million pages have been built with Jimdo tools, the company says.

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