Berlin fintech start-up solarisBank has booked a cool EUR 60 million in its latest round of financing. The company, which was founded in 2016, has taken in more than EUR 160 million from investors.
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Jochen Homann is the president of the Bundesnetzagentur, the national agency responsible for regulating, among other things, Germany’s telecommunications industry. He talks to Markets Germany about the opportunities and challenges presented by 5G.
Freshworks provides a broad range of simple-to-use business software.
Sportech startup Bepro11 has taken in an additional 8.8 million euros in financing, following a 10-million-dollar capital infusion in 2018.
New software from Hamburg start-up Baqend allows commercial websites to operate between twice and ten times faster.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.