European Digg Clones

A brief overview about a German, a Luxembourg and a Spanish Digg Clones as I’ve heard about some more European digg clone investment requests in the last couple of weeks – so here is just a abstract of a market review.

German: yigg.de

yigg.de

German (Munich) startup founded January 2006 with 2,2 mio unique users and 12.000 registered user; 52mio page impressions, features such as discussion boards, map integration, bookmarking and geotagging.. Funding was led by Baytech Venture Capital. Angel investor Metzger is founder of JobPilot, which was acquired by Adecco in 2003.

Compete ranking: # 143,819

Spain: meneame.net

meneame

Most successful digg clone in spain.

Compete ranking: # 28,782

Luxembourg: wikio

wikio

Wikio is a personalised page of news, including a news search engine that searches media sites, blogs and member publications on wikio.com, wikio.de, wikio.es, wikio.fr, wikio.it, wikio.co.uk.

The company is based in Luxembourg. It’s funded by over 4 mio € by business angels and Lightspeed Venture Partners along with Gemini Israel Funds.

Compete ranking (wikio.com): # 18,593

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