Better Than Their Reputation

Many people in the west are concerned about the number of businesses being taken over by Chinese buyers. But a team of researchers from the network “Econopol Europe,” led by the head of Germany’s prestigious Ifo Institute, suggests that such fears may be misplaced.

Israeli Idea for German Diversity

A special fund committed to increasing the number of women within Berlin’s start-up scene. That’s the idea of 43-year-old Israeli investor Mali Baum from Tel Aviv.

3-D Printing in Bremen

Bremen has become a hotspot for 3-D printing, and one of its brightest lights is Materialise NV from Belgium.

Turkish Software in Dusseldorf

Visionex Germany…that’s the name of the new German subsidiary of Turkish software company Vizyoneks Bilgi Teknolojileri.

Resin Record

Europe’s largest facility for producing industrial hydrocarbon resin opened in August 2019 in the western German town of Castrop-Rauxel.

12 Million for E-Bike Motors

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is investing 12 million euros in up-and-coming Munich company Fazua.

Incentives: Let It Grow

Project financing incentives are available to all investors and are provided by the German government, the federal states, and the E.U. to support business growth. Germany Trade & Invest advises large companies (turnover €50m+) and SMEs.

Mio Myos

Berlin fintech start-up Myos has raised 10 million euros in investment money. Myos specializes in providing retail merchants with working capital to keep deliveries flowing, expand their assortment of products and grow more quickly.

Chip off the Blockchain

No one can accuse Hamburg’s Blockchance Ventures of not thinking big. “We provide everything entrepreneurs need to build the next unicorn,” promises this combination of venture capital fund, incubator, fundraiser, PR agency and co-working space provider. And its services are specifically targeted at blockchain start-ups.

TESLA in Germany

Stefan di Bitonto, expert for the automotive industry at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) talks about TESLA in Germany.