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Business Briefs, Jan. 12, 2005 issue


  Software firm: Germany-based yWorks GmbH and Algorithmic Solutions Software GmbH announced they are launching Quappa, a new join venture company, in February with offices in Leesburg.

Quappa will market, sell and service extensive software libraries providing algorithms and components for software development in Java, C++ technology and Microsoft .NET.

Christian Uhrig, president and CEO of Algorithmic Solutions, said the new company is part of efforts to improve service for American customers.

Wolfgang Tolle, president and CEO of Ashburn-based LaunchDreams LLC, spoke about Quappa during Friday's Loudoun Economic Development Commission meeting. LaunchDreams provided management expertise, and also served as advisor on company formation, and strategic and operational aspects of launching and running the new joint venture company.