AdTech Bucks the Trend

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.

Munich’s 5G Tech Lab

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.

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!

Winning Strategy for the Games Industry

Germans are mad about games of all varieties – this has become evident during the corona lockdowns. And Brexit has increased Germany’s appeal as a location for international game developers, producers and marketeers.

Germany Offers Nearly Interest-Free Digitalization Loans

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the country’s business development bank, the KfW, have improved credit terms for companies looking to finance digitalization and innovation projects.

Germany’s Digital Health Market

The healthcare industry in Germany is undergoing massive digitalization. It’s a process that will require lots of input from innovative companies – and will create lots of business opportunities. Watch our new video!

Logistics Start-Up Forto Becomes Latest German Unicorn

Japanese VC fund Softbank together with previous investors is putting USD 200 million into Forto, taking the young Berlin company to USD 1.2 billion in value.

Germany Allocates Additional €46.5 Million to AI Startups

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is seriously beefing up its support for innovative young artificial-intelligence companies.

German Start-Up Provides “Doctor in Your Pocket”

The coronavirus pandemic has increased demands on GPs’ time and capacities while underscoring the advantages of hybrid and digital medicine. That’s a need Munich start-up Avi Medical wants to address.

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.