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.

Established Japanese Firms Challenge Fledgling German Companies

The international business organizations Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Berlin and Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) have joined up to bring together German start-ups and Japanese commercial powerhouses.

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.

Growth Resumes in Companies Founded in Germany

After a corona-influenced slowdown, people are starting their own businesses in Germany once again at a near pre-pandemic pace.

Internationals Key to German Startup Economy, Study Says

The just-published “Migrant Founders Monitor” commissioned by Germany’s Startup Association and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation shows how international the country’s entrepreneurial scene has become. Researchers found that 22 percent of start-up founders have an immigrant background – with 59 percent of that group being born outside Germany.

Factory Berlin: A Start-Up Center in the German Capital

More than anything, start-ups need community. Factory Berlin is a co-working space, an incubator, a network, a think-tank and just a great place to have fun developing new ideas.

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.

Tax and Football Startups Take Number of German Unicorns to 30

Not one but two German-based companies have broken through the prestigious USD one billion valuation mark: Taxfix and OneFootball, both from Berlin.