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.
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Cirplus developed an online platform for recyclates.
Fledgling German companies took in a new annual high of 6.2 billion euros in 2019.
Most people like buying clothing, but how many consumers really know everything about how their garments were produced?
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.
Doctolib – a French company that expanded to Berlin in 2016 – has raised €150 million in a second round of funding and is now a unicorn with an estimated value of more than €1 billion.
Since 2013, the idyllic small city of Freiburg in southwestern Germany has been home to a networking center called Grünhof for sustainability-oriented innovators, creative minds and start-up enthusiasts.
Think packaging materials, and you’ll probably automatically think of Styrofoam. That’s something Alexandra Kletzsch, and her company Kompackt61, would like to change.
The start-up Emqopter has succeeded in developing the first fully autonomous, licensed delivery drone for urban airspace.
The online-platform Gruenderszene reports that Munich startup E-bot7 has raised a cool 5.5 million euros in fresh capital to advance and develop its smart customer-service software. The basic idea is to integrate artificial intelligence into companies’ existing customer support service, for instance, by suggesting answers to client questions.