Worth reading: Kiosked, InfluAds, Xing, The Europas

There are so many interesting stories out there and unfortunately we don’t have the time to cover all of them. With our new section “Worth reading” we provide you (once in a while) with some links to interesting articles of other publications:

Kiosked-logoThe in-content online sales platform Kiosked is rapidly gaining ground. The Finland based startup has now partnered with Suomi24, Finland’s largest web community, to provide interactive online marketplaces (kiosks) to the community’s 2700 discussion forums and 1.3 million unique weekly visitors. Read more about Kiosked on ArcticStartup.

Influeads-logo-newThe Danish startup InfluAds has launched a new product to help developers monetize their non-mobile apps. The simply-named In-App Advertising service is designed to drive premium ad revenue to Desktop and Web apps. The service focuses on delivering relevant, carefully placed ads within apps. Find out more about it on TheNextWeb.

xing-logoThe revenue of the business network Xing has grown about 20% to a total of 16.6 million Euro in the 3rd quarter of 2011 (in relation to 13.8 million Euro in the 3rd quarter of 2010). Xing’s CEO said: “Our current focus on the German language market pays of”. Read more about it (in German) on Gruenderszene.

theeuropas_logoThe Europas, the European Tech Startup Awards, will be held on November 17, in London. As of today they are poised to sell out (there are just a handful left). And unfortunately you can’t buy tickets on the door. Over 400 people are already registered. The Europas will take place at a cool venue in the heart of London’s West End. Find out more on TechCrunch Europe.