Sennder Joins Germany’s Unicorn Club

Berlin logistics start-up Sennder has cracked the USD one billion in value mark. The news, as reported by business newspaper Handelsblatt, came after the company concluded a USD 160 million round of financing.

Fintech Mambu Becomes Latest German Unicorn

Berlin startup Mambu announced on January 7 that it has been valued at EUR 1.7 billion, making it Germany’s newest unicorn.

Sustainable Biochemicals in Germany’s East

Finnish forest industry company UPM has begun construction a one-of-a-kind bio-refinery in the city of Leuna in the eastern German regional state of Saxony-Anhalt.

Top Investment 2020 in Saxony

SKAN AG Group celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for the next big expansion of its corporate site on the premises of the former lignite mine Görlitz/Hagenwerder in October 2020.

Best of 2020

Throughout 2020, this website featured more than 350 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.

Berlin Achieves 2020 Climate Goal Early

The German capital isn’t always known for punctuality, but it has beaten a main target for reducing CO2 emissions in terms of both time and quantity.

Startups Close 2020 with Strong Financing

Amidst the continuing turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic in late 2020, a number of German startups had remarkable success raising capital. Here are five fledgling firms that attracted significant investments.

Tier Scooters Sweep Up $250 Million

Japanese high-tech investor Softbank is putting USD 250 million into the German firm “Tier” and its fleet of vaguely fluorescent aquamarine vehicles

Berlin Fintech Vivid Raises €15m

Start-up Vivid Money is less than a year old, but the financial platform from the German capital is already making headlines. The company has just raised a cool EUR 15 million in Series A financing.

Coal Exit: Germany’s Next Generation Energy Hubs

Germany’s four major coal-producing regions are going to be at the center of Germany’s energy future. Our new video explores the innovations and transformations reshaping these areas: the Lusatia, Central Germany, Helmstedt and Rhine coal regions.