Berlin

Berlin startup scene gets nod from Google

Original post by FRANK JORDANS via The Seattle Times Berlin’s budding Internet entrepreneurs received the closest thing to an industry endorsement Tuesday, with a (EURO)1 million ($1.3 million) investment from Google Inc. for a new `hub’ where startups can work, play and meet investors. Berlin’s budding Internet entrepreneurs received the closest thing to an industry endorsement Tuesday, […]

IBM SmartCamp – calling Europe’s finest startups together in Berlin

Original post by NINA FOWLER via VentureVillage In just one week, IBM will be bringing some of the continent’s top startups together for exclusive pitch competition, conference and networking event SmartCamp EMEA in Berlin (13-14 November 2012). SmartCamp is a global programme which is itself part of IBM’s wider Global Entrepreneurs Programme. The Berlin event is the site of this […]

TechMeetups Berlin Drinks & Demo Night!

TechMeetups is getting TechMeetups Berlin community up and running! We are hosting Drinks & Demo Night that will give us a chance to introduce to each other and share great ideas. Besides TechMeetups presentation and our guest presenters from Elance, we would like to have several startups who can demo their business and share their […]

Tech companies launch map-blurring service in Germany due to privacy concerns

Original post by Brittany Hillen via SLASH GEAR Back in May 2010, German authorities poked around the issue of what information Google collected via its Street View cars, eventually leading to the search engine giant’s admission that it pulled personal information from unsecured WiFi networks. Thus began what has been an ongoing series of privacy concerns in Germany regarding online map […]

Berlin Embraces Net Newbies and Leviathans

Original post by Rachel Stern via SPIEGEL  This week, Google will open a high-profile office in the German capital, which has become a hub for technology firms. With the official opening next year of the Factory, a campus of companies including SoundCloud, entrepreneurs in the city hope to cement Berlin’s reputation as Europe’s leading city for start-ups. The […]