Semi-Public Tech VC Closes at over EUR 400 Million

The fourth edition of High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF – High Tech Founders Fund) has concluded its first closing with a pledged volume of EUR 420 million.

How Big Businesses Expand to Germany

Intel, Northvolt, Tesla…giant companies have recently committed billions to establishing/expanding German operations. Here’s how those massive investments came about. Watch our video!

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.

Germany’s Start-Up Scene Isn’t Kidding Around

The global explosion of venture capital investment is revolutionizing the start-up landscape in Germany.

Germany Funds International Green H2 Partnerships for SMEs

As part of the German National Hydrogen Strategy , which includes EUR two billion for international projects, the national government has launched an initiative it calls the International Hydrogen Ramp-up Program, or H2Uppp.

France and Germany Fund Anti-Crisis AI Initiatives

The French and German governments are putting EUR 17.9 million into five projects aimed at using artificial intelligence to increase sustainability, identify and combat potential epidemics, and protect industry against disruptions to supply chains.

Platform for Female Founders

Increasing numbers of women are founding start-ups in Germany and gender-diverse teams are delivering better returns, but there’s still a long way to go toward equality. We look at the challenges facing female entrepreneurs and the rewards of backing them.

90 Percent of US Companies in Germany Expect More Business – Amcham Survey

2021 was a good year for American firms in Germany. And 2022 is expected to be even better.
Those are two of the main conclusions drawn by the latest edition of the annual AmCham Germany Transatlantic Business Barometer, published on April 7.