FinTech’s New Home

Foreign investors are lining up to invest in Germany’s FinTech hubs in the hope of backing the next game-changing financial technology. Frankfurt and Berlin, as well as Munich and Cologne, are all gaining momentum as digital financial centers.

Skyrocketing Fintech Growth

Investment in German fintech recorded impressive year-on-year growth in 2018 of 55 percent, its fastest growth rate in three years.

First Fully Regulated Blockchain Account

The blockchain bank account allows users to have a single account for both normal banking transactions as well as sending, receiving, storing and trading bitcoin.

Hamburg-Based Fintechs Thriving

The city’s finance industry – which enjoys a very long tradition – is already home to 45 fintechs, 50 banks and 30 ecosystem players, which together employ some 50,000 people.

Coca-Cola Expanding in Germany

Coca-Cola is investing a total of EUR 55 million into two plants in Germany in response to rising demand for non-carbonated beverages in smaller containers.

Organic Curries

The German startup “College Curries” aims to help economically disadvantaged families in India pay the required university fees for their children by giving Indian housewives the opportunity to market their personal curry mixture in Europe.

Fish Oil Production Near Rostock

Thai Union, the world’s largest producer of canned tuna, is building a new refining plant near Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.