Start-Up Offers Online Retail Platform for Replacement Parts

The start-up SparePartsNow from the western German city of Aachen aims to make procurement of essential components cheaper and more efficient by cutting out intermediaries and providing manufacturers with a user-friendly B2B Internet platform.

Business Incorporation Goes Digital

Setting up shop in Germany has never been easier thanks to recent technological improvements. Germany Trade & Invest expert Christina Schön walks us through the new possibilities.

One to Watch: Reetu Kainulainen, CEO and Co-Founder of Ultimate

Reetu Kainulainen laid the foundation for the virtual agent platform Ultimate at a hackathon in Helsinki in 2016.

Best of 2022

Throughout 2022, this website featured more than 300 articles and videos about Germany as a business and high-tech location. Below is a list so that you can catch up on anything you might have missed.

German Air-Taxi Start-Up Leads List of VC Investments

Venture capital investments may have cooled off in many places around the world, including Germany. But a sextet of young firms defied gravity and sealed lucrative deals – here’s our bimonthly round-up.

Chinese Air Taxis in Bavaria

Shanghai-based AutoFlight is opening its European headquarters in the Bavarian city of Augsburg. The Chinese start-up combined innovative materials with cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence, automatized flight and 5G.

How Octopus Energy Came to Germany

Octopus Energy – one of the most most innovative young companies in the sector – expanded to Germany and is making waves in Europe’s largest economy. Octopus Energy Germany CEO Andrew Mack tells us about the challenges and rewards of coming to this very lucrative but very specific market. Watch our video!

Translation Tool DeepL is Now a Unicorn

Cologne-based artificial neural network translation system DeepL has cracked the USD one billion valuation mark.

German Start-Up Makes Human Tissue With 3D Printer

It’s an innovation that fires the imagination and could have massive medical potential. Young Berlin company Cellbricks has successfully employed additive manufacturing to create simple, living human tissue.

2023 Reusability Rules Mean Business Opportunities in Germany

Changes to the law at the start of the New Year, providers of to-go food – caterers, delivery services and restaurants – will be required to offer reusable packages. It’s one of many rules intended to cut down on plastic and other harmful waste.