TECH CRUNCH -- Feb 4 -- LinkedIn is launching a dedicated site for Germany. LinkedIn had significant growth in Spain and France last year - 200,000 users in two months and France hit 700,000. It has a an existing 500,000 in Germany, 80% of whom are usinng the site for English connections. Xing currently has a market cap hovering at around $182m, a fraction of LinkedIn\'s reported $1 billion+ private valuation. Xing has over 6.5m members.
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