Ambitious classics site launched in Berlin

18 Aug 2014

Not many sites around the world start out from day one as “global sites”. More often sites start out with a country, or even a regional focus, and then slowly develop into national and international platforms.

If your focus is on big-ticket collectors’ items, which many treat as investment objects, then your market is global and you can consider “going global” on day one.

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.