Chip off the Blockchain

No one can accuse Hamburg’s Blockchance Ventures of not thinking big. “We provide everything entrepreneurs need to build the next unicorn,” promises this combination of venture capital fund, incubator, fundraiser, PR agency and co-working space provider. And its services are specifically targeted at blockchain start-ups.

Bavarian Makerspaces

At eight locations between Würzburg to the north and Taufkirchen south of Munich, the southern German state of Bavaria has established makerspaces to help young entrepreneurs get their businesses up and running.

Measuring Buying Habits

Online retail is a competitive business, and every little advantage can make the difference. Artificial intelligence can provide the edge, as Berlin start-up Aristander AI is hoping clients will agree.

Start-Up Matchmaking

Capmatcher uses intelligent technology – the founders chafe at the term “AI” – to pair up entrepreneurs with suitable investors.

Nexwafe Knows It

Not all wafer margins are thin ones – as the flourishing Freiburg start-up NexWafe knows.

Sun Power on Wheels

Munich-based start-up Sono Motors has designed a car with 248 solar panels embedded into its roof, hood, rear and sides, which can provide enough electricity per day for 34km of no-cost, zero emissions driving.

Record Amounts Invested in German Start-Ups

Fledgling German companies took in a new annual high of 6.2 billion euros in 2019.

Transparent Clothing

Most people like buying clothing, but how many consumers really know everything about how their garments were produced?

Working Wunders

Hamburg start-up Wunder Mobility has received 30 million dollars in Series B financing and thereby doubled its capital. The new funds come from venture capitalist Blumberg Capital and KCK.