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.
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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.
Japan has overtaken China – at least where stakes purchased in German companies are concerned.
Luxembourgish chemicals company Orion Engineered Carbons is planning to expand its presence in Cologne.
Denmark robotics company OnRobot has established its first German subsidiary in the town of Soest.
Japanese automation systems company RORZE has established a sales and service location in Dresden, the capital of the state of Saxony.
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.”
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.
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.
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