sjn AG (German Stock Corporation)
The Technology Search since 1999
simon joas netpage
With the age of 19, Simon Joas registers for a business license and programmes websites for SJN (pronounced s - j - n). Customers are local businesses, but also DF-1, the digital TV-Channel of the Kirch Group.
Mid-1998, during the engineering studies Simon Joas gets the idea of building a web portal for internships.
The 'Search Engine of Technology' (www.sjn.de) goes online. Soon the first revenue is generated with online advertising. The Munich Business Plan Competition and the New Economy do the rest.
sjn AG Suchmaschine der Technik
The first round of financing (seed-funding) with venture capital from Atama AG is achieved and 'sjn Aktiengesellschaft - Suchmaschine der Technik' a stock corporation is founded.
Siemens Center of E-Excellence
SJN is invited to become a company of the Siemens Center of E-Excellence at Munich Airport. Here Siemens coordinates its ebusiness activities.
Partnerschaft mit Inktomi
SJN specializes to vertical search technology and becomes a partner of Inktomi (A subsidiary of Yahoo).
SJN focused the licensing business for search engine technology in contact with the leading industry companies. SJN serves clients such as the Technical University of Munich, Fujitsu Siemens, HypoVereinsbank, Government of Thailand, and continues to operate successfully, the B2B Search Engine SJN.
Austria and Switzerland
SJN.at for Austria and SJN.ch for Switzerland are released.
As a freezone establishment a SJN branch is established in Dubai.
The domain sjn.eu gets connected and the search engine of technology gets a European plattform.
Yellow-pages.ae is set up as a cobranding for the Middle East and in spring goes online for a mobile telephone provider.
SJN Asia on www.sjn.asia is the new Asian Business Directory of the sjn AG.
First engineering directory for mobile devices in Germany and Europe.
Business Advertising in a vertical Advertising-Network for Industry and Engineering.
The sjn AG launches its B2B Search Engine for America on www.sjn.com.
SJN-Cloud is a smart data crawler for 5 million German companies used as backfill on sjn.de.
New software and mirating to MariaDB bring more power.
With Anbietersuche.de SJN launches its own successful cobranding.
Splitting out portals sjn.eu, sjn.asia and sjn.com in 80 national SJN domains with over 26.2 million companies. All in 'Responsive Design' with HTML5 and Bootstrap Framework.
Product- and service-listings move SJN to become a B2B Marketplace.
Introducing real-time-bidding for top ranking in search- and category-results as a new unique feature among the B2B supplier search engines.
Product Data Import
Upload your whole online store to SJN with Data Feeds.
The Technology Index B2BDEX.com starts as unique B2B-Shop Search Engine for Engineering products with focus on B2B and Industry.
www.sjn.africa is registered and connected to become our new hub for African merchants and suppliers.
Online Newsroom, Trade Leads, Media Library
SJN is Industry Platform with B2B Marketplace, Business Network and more ...