Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

Coronavirus restrictions have provided a huge boost to the digital learning sector in Germany,
shaking the country out of its traditional approach to education. Online learning companies
can now benefit from a range of government programs.

AI Made in Germany

Experts agree that artificial intelligence (AI) will be one of the major technologies of the future. But AI is no longer just something from Silicon Valley. Germany is emerging as the ideal location for providers in Europe.

German Startup Connects Fiber Optic Cables and Rail Tracks

As part of its drive to push connectivity in Germany, the government has pledged to dramatically expand the country’s fiber optic network, especially in rural and remote areas. Start-up One Fiber from the southwestern city of Mainz has an innovative idea for how to do this: use Germany’s extensive rail system.

Artificial Intelligence Making Big Moves in Germany

AI is becoming an increasingly important part of German society and business. International companies can get in on the action.

Munich Start-Up Aims to Extend Lives of EV Batteries

Up-and-coming Munich company Twaice has developed a software to analyze how much life EV batteries have left in them.

German Fintechs Cracked Billion Mark in First Covid Year

The coronavirus pandemic didn’t slow down the growth of fintechs in Germany – and may have even helped it. That’s the result of research carried out by the business magazines Finanz-Szene and Finance Forward using data from the German national government’s official registry.

France and Germany Fund Anti-Crisis AI Initiatives

The French and German governments are putting EUR 17.9 million into five projects aimed at using artificial intelligence to increase sustainability, identify and combat potential epidemics, and protect industry against disruptions to supply chains.

Hundreds of Millions in VC for German-Based Companies

Medical technology leads the way in our bimonthly round-up of the biggest venture capital deals involving firms from Germany. But logistics, greentech and fintech companies also booked nine-figure funding rounds.

German Gaming Market Approached EUR 10 Billion

2021 was a very good year for the gaming sector in Germany. The German Games Industry Association (game) has calculated that revenue software, online fees and hardware shot up 17 percent last year over already records levels in 2020. Total turnover was EUR 9.8 billion.

Germany Tops EU as Venture Capital Destination

In the first week of April, Berlin’s Grover became the latest German unicorn after raising USD 330 million in Series C funding.