A Virtue of Necessity

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.

American Video Streaming Player Coming to Germany

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.

Germany Gains a New Ecommerce Unicorn

After a USD 700 million funding round, online commerce company Berlin Brands Group (BBG) has cracked the coveted one billion mark.

Germany’s Fintech Boom

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.

In Germany Gaming is Serious Business

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!

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Frankfurt Confirmed as EU’s Leading Financial Center

The latest Global Financial Centres Index sees Frankfurt shoot up seven spots to number nine and is now the top-ranking city in the European Union.

Investment Platform Scalable Scales Up Big Time

There’s a new member of the German unicorn club. Munich fintech Scalable Capital is now worth USD 1.4 billion according to business website deutsche-startups.de.

Insurtech Wefox Joins the Multi-Billion Dollar Club

How to turn a fox into a multiple unicorn? All it takes is a promising business idea and a massive influx of capital such as the USD 650 million just raised by Berlin Insurtech Wefox.

German Consumers Continue Switch to Contactless Payment

A new survey commissioned by digital business association bitkom has confirmed what anyone who has recently visited a German supermarket knows. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, shoppers are increasingly turning to electronic payment options.

Simulating Taste With Smell

Fledgling Munich company air up is making waves in the beverage sector with a flavored water that, strictly speaking, contains no taste at all.