Money Service for Migrants

The Leipzig-based FinTech company Q-lipay is helping immigrants in Europe and the U.S. pay bills and buy products and services for their loved ones worldwide – and it’s all done safely, cheaply, and in real time.

One to Watch: Ida Tin, co-founder and CEO of Clue

Clue, the business Ida Tin co-founded with her partner Hans Raffauf, is the embodiment of Femtech: a global app to help women track and understand their menstrual cycles and share the data with their partners and families.

Air Taxis

Munich start-up Lilium has carried out a successful initial test flight of a prototype for the world’s first all-electric, vertical-take-off-and-landing air taxi.

Germany’s Unicorns Riding High

The hype around Germany’s tech scene is turning into reality, as the investment data from 2018 shows. With a sharp spike in mega-round investments, an increase in funding from overseas and a new generation of unicorns, the future is looking bright.

Google for Healthcare

Gunjan Bhardwaj chose Germany as the place to launch his advanced search and discovery solution. His company assists the healthcare industry by organizing and analyzing vast amounts of data using artificial intelligence.

Latest Unicorn

Germany’s population of fairy-tale start-ups grew by one in May, when the travel platform Getyourguide cleaned up $484 million in capital funding.

Prepare for Takeoff

Electric flight is still in its infancy as an industry, but the technology is similar to that used in e-mobility and autonomous driving. Germany’s SMEs will be the engine of innovation bringing us e-taxis and the unmanned flight solutions of tomorrow.

Alibaba Invests in KONUX

Alibaba was among a group of investors that helped the company KONUX raise USD 13 million in an extension of an earlier Series B financing round.

Raisin Raised EUR 100 Million

Berlin’s dynamic fintech ecosystem is attracting more and more investment.

Smart Dog Collar

A Bielefeld-based startup developed a sensor-equipped dog collar that communicates with a smartphone app.