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IVC Wants to Bring German Start-Ups to the USA

[Berlin, GERMANY] Together with their VC group IVC Venture Capital AG, five technology companies financed by IVC will be exhibiting at the "Internet World Fall 2000" trade fair in New York (October 23-27). At stand 4641 on Level 1, IVC will present itself together with the top start-ups global words, global remote, MSG/Canbox, snacker, and SymplOn. According to the trade fair organizer Internet World Media Inc., IVC will be the only German venture capital group at the new economy trade fair. The goal is to help German start-ups in their search for U.S. partners as well as to support them in the recruitment of American specialists.

IVC is the initiator of VentureLab, the self-declared breeding ground for Internet start-ups in Germany. The initiative is sponsored by alando/eBay's founding team of Marc Oliver and Alexander Samwer, the German Internet Industry Association, the Silicon City Club, the European Business School (EBS), the Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management, and the University of Frankfurt (e-commerce chair). The first VentureLab teams such as snacker, Yopass, and ProfessionPark are supposed to be entering the market now.