Japanese high-tech investor Softbank is putting USD 250 million into the German firm “Tier” and its fleet of vaguely fluorescent aquamarine vehicles
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Start-up Vivid Money is less than a year old, but the financial platform from the German capital is already making headlines. The company has just raised a cool EUR 15 million in Series A financing.
GTAI’s new report on foreign direct investment shows that Germany remains a top destination for global investors.
Saerbeck in the western German state of North-Rhine Westphalia is a modest-sized town of 7200 inhabitants, but it’s about to become a very big address in the hydrogen sector. That’s after Italian-Thai company Enapter announced it will begin mass production of its modular Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) electrolyzers there.
One million users a month – not bad for a fledgling company whose founders not so long ago struggled to earn ten euros on Youtube in that time span.
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic restrictions, some companies managed to buck the trend and reel in some serious capital. Not surprisingly, they were led by medtechs, including the two firms widely known for working on Covid-19 vaccines.
US electric carmaker Tesla has gotten off to a flying start in its goal of completing its first European “gigafactory” in Grünheide near Berlin.
South Korea’s Hyundai Robotics has opened up its first Continental European office in Ismaning, just north of Munich.
Düsseldorf fintech start-up Auxmoney landed the coup of 2020 thus far in early September, raking in EUR 150 million in financing from New York VC fund Centerbridge.
Japanese battery and fuel-cell specialist HORIBA Fuelcon is investing EUR 30 million in expanding the Technologiepark Ostfalen technology center in Barleben in the eastern German state of Saxony Anhalt.