EUR 300m VC Fund to Boost German Space Startups

Newly founded venture capital provider Einstein Industries Ventures says it will invest EUR 300 million in promising young German New Space companies. The fund made the announcement at the ongoing ILA Aerospace Trade Fair in Berlin.

German Start-Ups Raise Nine-Figure Sums

Our bimonthly list of some of the biggest funding rounds for German start-ups features a “super 7” of young companies involved in digitalization, networking, automotive subscription services and renewable energy.

Semi-Public Tech VC Closes at over EUR 400 Million

The fourth edition of High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF – High Tech Founders Fund) has concluded its first closing with a pledged volume of EUR 420 million.

How Big Businesses Expand to Germany

Intel, Northvolt, Tesla…giant companies have recently committed billions to establishing/expanding German operations. Here’s how those massive investments came about. Watch our video!

German Economics Ministry Mulls New Start-Up Strategy

Germany’s Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, led by Minister Robert Habeck, wants to do more to support start-ups in the country. According to reports in a variety of leading German newspapers, the ministry has submitted a 28-page proposal for reforms to the other parts of the German government.

Eight Winners at German Startup Awards

The first live presentation of the German Startup Awards following the coronavirus pandemic has taken place in Berlin. The winners, which are split into four categories and by gender, covered everything from mental health to recycling plastic to reusable drinks cups to corporate diversity.

Germany’s Start-Up Scene Isn’t Kidding Around

The global explosion of venture capital investment is revolutionizing the start-up landscape in Germany.

Construction Starts on €120m German Lithium Refinery

Dutch company AMG Lithium, a subsidiary of the Advanced Metallurgical Group, has broken ground on the first of five lithium production modules in Bitterfeld-Wolfen in the eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt. The firm has investing EUR 120 million in the project.

British Business Investment in Germany Rebounds in 2021

From summer 2021 most COVID restrictions were lifted in the UK, marking a gradual, ongoing return to normalcy. A number of companies took the opportunity to revisit and restart investment projects in Germany that had been put on hold.

Top Investments 2021 in Saxony-Anhalt

In 2021, the Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt (IMG) acquired 68 new projects and helped 20 companies make the decision to move to the region, creating 2,019 new permanent jobs.