Top Investments 2022 in Thuringia

In 2022, Thuringia again proved its attractiveness as a business, investment and tourism location that attracts investors and also offers good conditions for expansion for those companies that are already operating in the Free State and want to expand here. LEG successfully accompanied numerous projects in its anniversary year: founded in 1992, the Erfurt-based economic development agency celebrated its 30th year.

German Games Industry Expects Big Things in 2023

The German Games Industry Association (game) says companies in the sector are feeling very good about the year ahead. In its most recent survey of the industry, 64 percent of firms interviewed rated their prospects as either positive or very positive, and 52 percent said they were planning to take on more staff.

Best of 2022

Throughout 2022, this website featured more than 300 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.

German Government Approves New Sustainable Food Roadmap

Germany’s governing cabinet has adopted a preliminary plan, drawn up by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, to make food healthier and agricultural production more sustainable.

Food Delivery Service Expands from Norway to Berlin

Norwegian online supermarket Oda is joining the German market. The discount food delivery service is building a EUR 145 million logistics facility south of the German capital and plans to commence operations in 2023.

MediaTech Hub Conference in Babelsberg

The MediaTech Hub Conference, Germany’s only conference on media technologies, will present the latest
insights, best practices and innovations in the fields of cloud, sustainability and the new virtual on 28 – 29 September 2022 under the motto “It’s all MediaTech now”.

The Female Side of Fintech

There’s a growing demand in Germany for financial investment solutions targeting women. Start-ups reorienting their financial services and products around female customers are poised to thrive in Europe’s largest economy.

“It doesn’t make sense to pile up things in your home” – Fairown CEO

Estonian company Fairown, which is expanding to Germany, believes the future lies in offering products as services, not one-off purchases. CEO Hendrik Roosna tells us how the company is trying to shift brands to circularity.

Digital Restaurant Ordering Platform Becomes Unicorn

Berlin start-up Choco has broken the USD one billion mark after taking in EUR 102 million in Series B-2 funding. The company, which offers ordering services to restaurants and food suppliers, doubled its value in the past 6 months and increased its users by 350 percent in 2021.

Germany’s Top Beer Brand is State Owned

Rothaus brewery which produces the beer Tannenzäpfle, is owned by the regional state of Baden-Württemberg. It has enjoyed centuries of success – and Tannenzäpfle has been named Germany’s top beer brand by business newspaper Handelsblatt and pollsters yougov for six years running.