A New German Unicorn in Personio

The unicorns just keep coming and coming in Germany in the first month of 2021, as Munich personnel software start-up Personio has also broken through the USD one billion mark in value.

Sennder Joins Germany’s Unicorn Club

Berlin logistics start-up Sennder has cracked the USD one billion in value mark. The news, as reported by business newspaper Handelsblatt, came after the company concluded a USD 160 million round of financing.

German Start-Ups Set Record Despite Corona

Professional services network Ernst and Young (EY) says the number of financing rounds for fledgling companies in Germany reached an all-time high of 743 in 2020 despite the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That was an increase of six percent.

Top Investments 2020 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Japanese, Polish, Norwegian and French investments in the North of Germany.

Top Investments 2020 in Thuringia

Thuringia stands out as a blockbuster investment location in Europe’s heartland, even in years as turbulent as 2020.

Top Investments 2020 in Hamburg

Due to the complex effects of the Corona crisis, Hamburg Invest’s international relocation business has changed significantly. However, despite all difficulties, the following companies – beside others – were able to settle in Hamburg in 2020.

Fintech Mambu Becomes Latest German Unicorn

Berlin startup Mambu announced on January 7 that it has been valued at EUR 1.7 billion, making it Germany’s newest unicorn.

Sustainable Biochemicals in Germany’s East

Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Top Investments 2020 in Bavaria

2020 has been a special year, companies focused on growth opportunities in familiar locations.

Top Investment 2020 in Saxony

SKAN AG Group celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the next big expansion of its corporate site on the premises of the former lignite mine Görlitz/Hagenwerder in October 2020.