Plug and Play in Hamburg

The world’s largest start-up accelerator Plug and Play is planning to open a branch for supply chain and logistics in Hamburg. It’s the Silicon Valley company’s fifth location in Germany after Berlin, Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Munich.

You Say You Want a Revolut

London-based challenger bank Revolut is opening a new tech hub in Berlin. Around 80 people will be employed there, including software engineers, data scientists, product managers and marketing experts.

Japanese Stakes

Japan has overtaken China – at least where stakes purchased in German companies are concerned.

Orion Expansion

Luxembourgish chemicals company Orion Engineered Carbons is planning to expand its presence in Cologne.

We are the Robots

Denmark robotics company OnRobot has established its first German subsidiary in the town of Soest.

Japan Meets Saxony

Japanese automation systems company RORZE has established a sales and service location in Dresden, the capital of the state of Saxony.

Venture Visionaries

Two of Germany’s hottest young entrepreneurs, Sebastian Pollok (33) and Robert Lacher (34), have joined forces to create a new enterprise with the name “Visionaries Club.”

Valuable Vegetables

Fruit and vegetables don’t get any fresher than when they’re still growing. That’s the idea behind the hot Berlin start-up Infarm, which has come up with a technique to grow and not just sell fresh produce in supermarkets.

Interprint Sale

Japan’s Toppan Printing is bidding to buy the western German interior décor producer Interprint. Subject to approval by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office the sale should go through by the end of 2019. The Tokyo company was attracted by Interprint’s tradition and solidity.

Lemonade for Germany

US company Lemonade is many things at once. A unicorn, an insurtech and an innovative new presence on the German insurance market.