Germany Welcomes Tesla Gigafactory to Berlin-Brandenburg Location

Political and business leaders have hailed Elon Musk’s announcement that EV giant Tesla will build its European plant just outside Berlin.

Chinese Trio in Düsseldorf

The western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is welcoming not one, not two, but three Chinese technology companies: OPPO, VIVO und Xiaomi. With that trio and Huawei, the capital Düsseldorf has landed four of the six largest smart phone producers in the world.

Record Amounts Invested in German Start-Ups

Fledgling German companies took in a new annual high of 6.2 billion euros in 2019.

Top Investments 2019 in Hamburg

The mix of economic potential and high quality of life makes Hamburg the powerful heart of northern Europe.

Self-Med Headquarters

The city of Schwerin is getting an injection of new business: Swiss medical company Ypsomed has opened a new production facility in the northern German town.

Working Wunders

Hamburg start-up Wunder Mobility has received 30 million dollars in Series B financing and thereby doubled its capital. The new funds come from venture capitalist Blumberg Capital and KCK.

Top Investments 2019 in Hessen

Asian companies, particularly from Japan, led the way among foreign firms setting up shop in the western German state in 2019.

Top Investments 2019 in Bremen

3D printing, new working environments, biotechnology – Bremen was characterized by innovative investments in 2019.

A Unicorn for Duisburg

US company ThoughtSpot, a leading provider of search- and AI-based analyses for businesses, has established its headquarters for German-speaking Europe in Duisburg’s downtown port district.

Millions for E-Health

Doctolib – a French company that expanded to Berlin in 2016 – has raised €150 million in a second round of funding and is now a unicorn with an estimated value of more than €1 billion.