New Electricity App

Can consumers save money by running appliances and charging batteries when electricity prices are lowest? Tibber says they can, and this spring the Norwegian start-up brought its services to Germany.

Combatting Migraines

Migraines seriously reduce the quality of life for millions of people, and there is unfortunately no cure. Berlin start-up Newsenselab, however, has developed an app called M-sense that helps migraine sufferers better manage their condition.

Monitoring Money Laundering

One problem faced by today’s banks is false alarms about money laundering. German start-up Hawk AI offers help in the form of artificial-intelligence software that can spot illegal practices with greater accuracy.

Online Medicine: Teledermatology

Teledermatology is becoming popular Germany. The prize-winning Swiss sector leader OnlineDoctor has expanded its services, partnering with the Professional Association of German Dermatologists and attracting more than 150 physicians to its Internet platform “online doctor”.

New Gambling Rules

Germany’s 16 federal states have agreed to liberalize the laws governing online games of chance and allow sports bet and games played with virtual machines.

40 Million for IDnow

Munich fintech start-up IDnow has raised 40 million USD from New York investor Corsair capital. The company says it plans to use the windfall to open further offices in France and Britain.

Gaming in Germany

Germany’s 2020 budget includes 50 million euros for promoting gaming, and industry representatives are full of praise for the state support.

AI for SMEs

General access to artificial intelligence. That’s the guiding idea behind the Fraunhofer Institute’s “Learning Systems” Research Center in the southwestern German state of Baden-Württemberg.

Turkish Software in Dusseldorf

Visionex Germany…that’s the name of the new German subsidiary of Turkish software company Vizyoneks Bilgi Teknolojileri.

Tech Centers Berlin and Munich

If you’re looking for technology and artificial intelligence experts, you should start in Berlin and Munich. That’s according to data from Internet jobs platform LinkedIn.