Funded By German Publisher Holtzbrinck

German publisher Holtzbrinck’s digital VC arm Holtzbrinck Ventures is funding local UGC restaurant reviews site, Deutsche Startups reports. Launched in 2004 and directed by Carsten Jutzi, the site has 84,000 restaurants, nearly 74,000 ratings and claims 796,905 monthly visits. The Oberursel-based site will get a light touch from the investor, which also backed Kyte, Seatwave and others. is just one of a wave of urban user-reviews sites, which in the UK includes Qype, TrustedPlaces, GCap acquisition WeLoveLocal, TouchLocal and Tipped.