Interview with Thomas Jarzombek, the Ministry for Economic Affairs’ commissioner for the digital industry and start-ups.
Industries / Digital Economy
Smart Homes are growing in popularity in Germany, found a study commissioned by the country’s digital industry organization bitkom.
Düsseldorf fintech start-up Auxmoney landed the coup of 2020 thus far in early September, raking in EUR 150 million in financing from New York VC fund Centerbridge.
One of the winners from the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic in Germany are online food delivery services. So it’s no surprise that online supermarket Rohlik from the Czech Republic is setting up shop in its larger neighbor.
The travel industry has been very hard hit by the corona pandemic and its various restrictions. But Berlin start-up Omio is bucking the trend in a big way. The travel platform has just taken in EUR 100 million in additional venture capital from investors including Goldman Sachs.
A voice-activated data app aims to make life a lot easier for carers.
The Franco-German Gaia-X cloud services infrastructure project represents the starting point of a European data ecosystem capable of competing with the world’s big cloud players.
Video games have been recommended by the World Health Organization as one way of potentially combatting the effects of lockdown and social distancing.
As rises go, Trade Republic’s truly deserves the sobriquet “meteoric.”
In the fourth part of our series on German industries during the coronavirus pandemic, we look at the sudden surge in the digital payment sector.