With schools scrambling to teach children during Covid-19 lockdowns, teachers and parents discovered the value of educational technology. International companies are already finding a foothold in this rapidly growing market.
Industries / Digital Economy
US television aggregator Roku says it will be launching operations in the heart of Europe this fall. Its streaming players will offer content from German broadcasters along with Netflix, Amazon and Disney for the German market.
After a USD 700 million funding round, online commerce company Berlin Brands Group (BBG) has cracked the coveted one billion mark.
A cool one billion euros – that’s how much tech colossus Google is putting into cloud computing infrastructure and sustainable electricity in the heart of Europe from now until 2030.
The popularity of online financial and insurance services has created a bumper crop of opportunities for start-ups in both new areas and established sectors. International companies looking for a foothold in Germany can take advantage of this trend.
Thomas Jarzombek is the German Commissioner for the Digital Industry and Start-ups and the Government Coordinator of German Aerospace Policy. It’s a combination that says a lot about the directions Germany wants to take in the coming years, and we got the chance to ask some questions about the country’s future strategies.
Xentral Software, the brainchild of Claudia and Benedict Sauter from the southern German city of Augsburg, may be aimed at smaller businesses. But the waves it’s making are surprisingly big.
Although advertising sales have declined worldwide as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, adtech is thriving. Germany has a number of hotspots of innovation and entrepreneurship.
The place to be for young entrepreneurs into 5G right now is Munich’s Wayra 5G Tech Lab, a project created by the Telefónica/O2’s in-house start up accelerator, Wayra Germany.
Germans have traditionally loved games of all sorts, but until recently the popularity of German gaming has lagged behind that in other countries. No more. Germany is both a leading market and a prime business location for video game developers, distributors etc.. Check out the action in our new video!