andUNITE announces today, that the Federal Ministry of economy and industry (BMWi) spoke to andUNITE. one of the main prizes of the “founder competition – with multimedia launch successfully”. The official award ceremony took place in the framework of an own event on the CeBIT 2008, the award is Munich March 05, 2008 on company’s founders, who have a new business idea and a well-thought-out business plan. The Munich-based Internet startup andUNITE could at the this year’s contest against 137 competitors prevail. The sketch by andUNITE that convinced the Prize Committee, describes a new service that transformed the major search engines to venues. On the basis of the entered search terms, so people with similar search interests be brought together and can help to each other, if not help search engines.
The benefits of andUNITE is already clear by two or more users. In addition an attractive portal for the Exchange is under in the Network of searchers”offered. Van’s Gravesande, one of the three founders of andUNITE the notification that one of the main prizes of the founder competition to be awarded to us, is of course”a great cheer for the realization of our ideas, commented Dr. Bernd Storm. With our new version, which will be launched on March 7, we will open our way, even for the American market.” The competition was launched by the Federal Ministry of Economics and technology in the year 2004 in the life. In two rounds a year, innovative multimedia companies can submit their idea sketches.
Up to five main prizes 25,000 euros and up to 15 prizes to 5.000 EUR will be awarded per round. andUNITE the price will be awarded on 5 March at the CeBIT 2008. About andUnite GmbH with andUNITE information search in the Internet Gets a social character. With the help of andUNITE, you can find people who have searched for the same as yourself. There are people with similar interests brought together by users can save their searches and communicate with other users about it. In doing so, they have full control over the visibility of each individual search term. Thus arises a portal in which current requests for information such as the user’s long-term interests are mapped. andUNITE GmbH Dr. Bernd Storm van’s Gravesande Leopoldstrasse 244 80807 Munich phone: + 49 (0) 89 / 20 80 39 542 fax: + 49 (9) 89 / 20 80 39-547 email: blog: blog.andunite.com website: was the andUNITE GmbH in September 2007 by Dr. Bernd Storm van’s Gravesande, Dr. Christian Schmidkonz and Christoph Fuchs founded. The portal andunite.com was in spring 2007 as invitation beta “version and was launched in October as a beta version.” On March 7, there will be a relaunch of the site. A completely redesigned interface and a focus on key features will increase significantly the usability and the handling for the user. andUNITE is available in German and English language. Further information is available at andunite.com, as well as on the corporate blog at blog.andunite.com.