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startuprad.io - Startup Podcast from Germany

Podcast with news and interviews from Germany
startuprad.io - Startup Podcast from Germany

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Podcast with news and interviews from Germany

Link: www.startuprad.io

Episodes

Startup News Germany November 2018

Nov 30, 2018 00:00:00

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Chris and Joe get together to discuss the most recent events in the German startup scene in English.

Startup News Germany October 2018 – Audio Only

Oct 31, 2018 00:28:46

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This is the audio track of the Google Hangout from Chris and Joe.

Meet Salesdock – The Startup for Startups

Oct 25, 2018 00:28:58

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In this audio-only interview, Joe talks to Michael Vojta, co-founder of the startup Salesdock. They offer external business development for startups, who cannot afford their own employees for BDM.

Startup News Germany Summer 2018 (July, August and September)

Oct 2, 2018 00:39:32

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You can learn more here in less than 45 minutes.

Interview Tom Libelt – Serial Entrepreneur Online and Offline

Aug 16, 2018 00:00:00

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Tom was born and raised in Poland. He emigrated to the united states at age 10. We talk to Tom when he was in Chicago. He has been an entrepreneur, online and offline, with ideas like a coffee shop or his own music label.

Meet JAM – Just Add Music, a hidden champion of the Berlin startup scene

Jul 19, 2018 00:26:01

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We talk in this interview to Rory Kenny, who is CEO of JAM – Just Add Music a hidden champion of the Berlin startup scene. JAM is sometimes described as the Instagram of music because you can create music in their app the same way you create a photo in the Instagram app. Rory gives us some exclusive insights into JAM, including numbers and the company’s intention to raise venture capital.

Startup News June 2018

Jul 3, 2018 00:23:15

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Chris and Joe get together to talk about the most recent startup news from June 2018. You can find all the show notes on the website.

Vishal – Acellere Part 2 – Gamma the Auto Correct for Coding

Jun 22, 2018 00:12:07

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Vishal talks about the tool Gamma, produced by his company. Gamma helps developers to generate better code, using AI. The cool thing is, the longer you work with it, the better Gamma works for you.

Vishal – Acellere Part 1 – State of Digital Entrepeneurship in Germany

Jun 15, 2018 00:24:48

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Vishal is an entrepreneur from India, who founded his startup in Frankfurt, Germany. Learn what he has learned about the startup world in Germany so far.

Startup News May 2018

Jun 3, 2018 00:17:48

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Chris and Joe talk in the known fashion the startup news Germany. Including the activities of corporates, which are noteworthy, in the startup scene.

Startup News April 2018

May 8, 2018 00:22:50

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Startup news wrap-up for non-German speakers, on the most noteworthy events in the German startup scene. Special coverage of Frankfurt and Rhein-Main.

Startup News March 2018

Mar 31, 2018 00:22:25

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The monthly wrap-up for everything that was going on in the German startup scene in March 2018

2018 Startup News Germany February Wrap-up

Mar 16, 2018 00:21:51

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Startup news and informed opinion in the news podcast, which wraps up February.

2018 Startup News Germany January Wrap-up

Mar 16, 2018 00:31:09

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2018 started, so Chris and Joe take on the task to give you an overview of what was going on in January 2018 in the German startup scene.

Follow-Up Frankfurt based sports startup Wearable Life Sciences

Mar 16, 2018 00:33:52

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The startup is located near Frankfurt and offers electrostimulation of muscles as a mobile suite to enhance the training of professional and semi-professional athletes. We talk to Philipp G. Schwarz, a serial entrepreneur (he founded the worlds first online-only car dealership), who is co-founder and CEO of WLS, the company behind the Antelope suite.

2018 Startup News Germany February Wrap-up

Mar 2, 2018 00:21:51

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Startup news and informed opinion in the news podcast, which wraps up February.

2018 Startup News Germany January Wrap-up

Feb 15, 2018 00:31:09

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2018 started, so Chris and Joe take on the task to give you an overview of what was going on in January 2018 in the German startup scene.

Follow-Up Frankfurt based sports startup Wearable Life Sciences

Feb 2, 2018 00:33:52

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The startup is located near Frankfurt and offers electrostimulation of muscles as a mobile suite to enhance the training of professional and semi-professional athletes. We talk to Philipp G. Schwarz, a serial entrepreneur (he founded the worlds first online-only car dealership), who is co-founder and CEO of WLS, the company behind the Antelope suite.

(Video) You get everything delivered, why not fuel directly to your car? Paris-based startup POMP does exactly that

Jan 19, 2018 00:00:00

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We have been to IAA (Frankfurt Motor Show). During the IAA we did some interview, we just got to do some interview we only now can publish. Please forgive us the background noise, but that is what it is like at a large fair and at the New Mobility World especially. Every corner of the huge place was buzzing with life.   In this interview, we talk to Hugo Domic, the founder of the Paris-based startup POMP (https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/pomp). POMP offers you a “mobile fuel station”, so they come in with their trucks and fill your car up, where it is parked. Their main clients are rather companies with many cars in one parking lot.   Learn more about POMP at https://www.pomp.io/de/

Startup News Germany Wrap-up – December

Jan 12, 2018 00:17:11

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This wraps up our news episodes of the German startup scene for 2017. Hope to hear you in 2018. We talk about the shifting business model of Rocket Internet, loss-making Companisto and Nagas big ICO and much more

News – 2017 Review and 2018 Outlook

Jan 7, 2018 00:23:36

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They take a look at 2017 review articles and 2018 forecast. The focus is Germany, but of course, the startup world is global and so they talk about articles from almost all over the world

Frankfurt-based savedroid prepares their own ICO and offers microsavings in cryptocurrency (Video)

Dec 31, 2017 00:00:00

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We talk to Yassin Hankir, CEO and Founder of savedroid, the micro-savings app, which will now enable savings in cryptocurrency on a regular basis. Therefore, they ICO with their savedroid token to pay the fees for saving in Ethereum or Bitcoin.

2017 Fintech Review Germany and 2018 Outlook

Dec 30, 2017 00:39:13

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35 minutes a must hear for every fintech executive and many bank executives as well

Exclusive – Berlin-based fintech Penta goes live in with open beta – re-thinking banking

Dec 15, 2017 00:00:00

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Get Penta is a team of non-finance guys, who started out to make a better business account. Tune in to learn more and listen to the interviews, which we have linked in the show notes.

Startup News Germany Wrap-up – November

Dec 8, 2017 00:24:48

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Chris and Joe give you the regular news wrap-up for November. Find all the links in the show notes and hear you again in 2018. Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Interview with Patrick de Zeeuw – Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Nov 24, 2017 00:37:02

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In this interview, we talk with Patrick de Zeeuw, CEO, and Co-Founder of the Startupbootcamp Amsterdam. Tune in to learn more what Startupbootcamp does and learn more about the differences between startups and corporates.

Sponsored – MedicSen wants to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes patients

Nov 18, 2017 00:00:00

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Sponsored - MedicSen wants to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes patients

Sponsored – This 22 year old had neurosurgery and wants to help others recover with VR and his startup (Video)

Nov 12, 2017 00:00:00

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Sponsored - This 22 year old had neurosurgery and wants to help others recover with VR and his startup (Video)

Sponsored – What have beer and a smartphone in common? The startup Oculyze!

Nov 10, 2017 00:00:00

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Sponsored - What have beer and a smartphone in common? The startup Oculyze!

Sponsored – Merck is looking for new startups for their accelerator

Nov 3, 2017 00:00:00

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Sponsored - Merck is looking for new startups for their accelerator

Startup News Germany Wrap-up – October

Oct 27, 2017 00:00:00

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Startup News Germany Wrap-up - October

Raisin – How the financial crises inspired this former partner in a large consultancy to jump ship and found a startup

Oct 27, 2017 00:39:04

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Raisin - How the financial crises inspired this former partner in a large consultancy to jump ship and found a startup

Startup News Germany Wrap-Up – September and Summer

Oct 4, 2017 00:18:40

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Startup News Germany Wrap-Up - September and Summer

Exclusive – First English Interview From The Newly Founded All Digital Health Insurer ottonova

Sep 14, 2017 00:40:22

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For the first time in 17 years, a new health insurance company was founded in Germany, called ottonova. It just received their permission to operate from the German financial oversight BAFin. Due to this special occasion, we wanted to bring you a world premiere, their first English interview. We, therefore, talk to Yvonne Gründler, Chief Prod

Roadtrip to London IV – James Shattock – MD & Co-Founder PACE Invoice

Aug 31, 2017 00:13:41

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Roadtrip to London IV – James Shattock – MD & Co-Founder PACE Invoice

Roadtrip to London III – Lukas Zörner – CEO & Co-Founder Mobility.co

Aug 24, 2017 00:13:47

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Roadtrip to London III – Lukas Zörner – CEO & Co-Founder Mobility.co

Roadtrip to Pre-Brexit London II – Enterprise Bot Co-Founder Pranay Jain

Aug 17, 2017 00:16:09

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Roadtrip to Pre-Brexit London II - Enterprise Bot Co-Founder Pranay Jain

Roadtrip to Pre-Brexit London I – Intro

Aug 10, 2017 00:09:37

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Roadtrip to Pre-Brexit London I - Intro

RegTech at TechQuartier IV – Dr. Kirilenko on Blockchain in Finance

Aug 4, 2017 00:17:22

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RegTech at TechQuartier IV – Dr. Kirilenko on Blockchain in Finance

RegTech at TechQuartier III – Sebastian Schaefer on the TQ

Jul 28, 2017 00:10:48

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RegTech at TechQuartier III – Sebastian Schaefer on the TQ

RegTech at TechQuartier II – The future of RegTechs after Brexit, perspective from London

Jul 21, 2017 00:10:02

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RegTech at TechQuartier II – The future of RegTechs after Brexit, perspective from London

RegTech at TechQuartier I – The Brexit Impact on RegTechs

Jul 13, 2017 00:15:06

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RegTech at TechQuartier I – The Brexit Impact on RegTechs

Startup News Germany – June 2017

Jun 30, 2017 00:28:29

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Startup News Germany - June 2017

#FrankfurtFintech – Interview with Yassin, founder of AI savings app savedroid

Jun 22, 2017 00:19:18

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#FrankfurtFintech - Interview with Yassin, founder of AI savings app savedroid

Startup New Germany – May 2017

Jun 4, 2017 00:25:13

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Startup New Germany - May 2017

Interview at the Opening of German Entrepreneurship Center – Campus Frankfurt

May 15, 2017 00:07:11

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Interview at the Opening of German Entrepreneurship Center - Campus Frankfurt

Berlin Startup Jobs Fair 2017 – One of Germany’s hottest startup jobs fair

May 4, 2017 00:00:00

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Ashok Dudhat and Mario Paladini proudly present the Startup Jobs Fair 2017, an HR event to bring professional and grown startups together with talents who like to gain experience beyond what is possible in a corporate. Those talents who are looking forward to take the challenge to work as a part of a startup team. The event will take place in Berlin from the 29th of June to the 1st of July. But unlike other HR events, Startup Jobs Fair does not a classical event in an exhibition hall with HR managers in suits behind a desk. It comes with a pre-party and an after beach party, to ensure a good and relaxed atmosphere for face to face conversations. The event is great for meeting with recruiter’s face to face, networking with other corporations, increase brand awareness and an unique opportunity for job seekers to make personal connections. Tickets can be ordered here and with the discount code: startupradio20 you will get 20% off. image credit: startupjobsfair.org

Startup News Germany – April

Apr 30, 2017 00:35:45

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Startup News Germany - April

Startup News – February and March

Apr 3, 2017 00:44:50

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Startup News - February and March

Exclusive – Deutsche Bank‘s upcoming startup program

Mar 28, 2017 00:33:05

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We talk about the intention of Deutsche Bank to help build an ecosystem, by granting fintechs access via their API, but also for non-fintechs. Deutsche Bank is interested in cooperating with startups from fintech, what they call “near-banking” and “beyond banking” and is opening itself up to them. The bank is even working on a partnership program to help start an ecosystem.

Clark.de, the only startup from Germany on Bloomberg’s list of 50 most promising startups

Mar 24, 2017 00:00:00

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Clark.de, the only startup from Germany on Bloomberg’s list of 50 most promising startups

Be!Fund – The Business of Creating Heroes

Feb 10, 2017 00:00:00

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Be!Fund - The Business of Creating Heroes

Startup News Germany January and 2016 Review

Feb 5, 2017 00:00:00

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Startup News Germany January and 2016 Review

ROADTRIP INTERVIEWS AND EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM BITS AND PRETZELS 2016 – PART III

Jan 6, 2017 00:00:00

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Roadtrip #bits16 startup interviews from Germany - Startuprad.io #logistics #VR #education

ROADTRIP INTERVIEWS AND EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM BITS & PRETZELS 2016 – PART II

Jan 6, 2017 00:15:03

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ROADTRIP INTERVIEWS AND EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FROM BITS & PRETZELS 2016 – PART II

DWINS – DEUTSCHE BANK HACKATHON WINNER

Dec 30, 2016 00:28:40

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DWINS – DEUTSCHE BANK HACKATHON WINNER

FINCHILD – DEUTSCHE BANK HACKATHON WINNER

Dec 19, 2016 00:17:43

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FINCHILD – DEUTSCHE BANK HACKATHON WINNER

Wire – Deutsche Bank Hackathon Winner

Dec 12, 2016 00:25:28

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Wire - Deutsche Bank Hackathon Winner

Startup News Germany – November Wrap-Up

Dec 9, 2016 00:27:37

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Startup News Germany - November Wrap-Up

Frankfurt Celebrates Innovation – Interviews and Event Highlights from the German Accelerator Event

Nov 30, 2016 00:31:28

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Frankfurt Celebrates Innovation - Interviews and Event Highlights from the German Accelerator Event

MEJO! aims to improve the life of diabetes patients with data science

Nov 25, 2016 00:19:05

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MEJO! aims to improve the life of diabetes patients with data science

October Startup News Germany

Nov 6, 2016 00:43:43

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October Startup News Germany

Security Startup Talks With Us About The DDoS Attacks

Nov 4, 2016 00:10:22

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Security Startup Talks With Us About The DDoS Attacks

Roadtrip Interviews and Event Highlights from Bits & Pretzels 2016 – Part I

Oct 23, 2016 00:00:00

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In the next three series of roadshow podcasts we’re sharing highlights of Munich’s top startup event - Bits & Pretzels 2016. This year events’ talk lineup was fantastic - Kevin Spacey, Richard Branson, founders of Evernote, Airbnb, Home24, Runtastic, Youporn and many other renowned speakers. Besides highlights in each podcast we have a chance to share with our listeners a bunch of pitches of the most buzzing startups from Bits & Pretzels. In this podcast our blitz-interview guest is Mitchell Baker Executive Chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation discussing her keynote: "data as a new oxygen for startups" and startup pitches from Parquery, CollectAI, 4tiitoo.

myLike – Get Inspired By People You Trust

Oct 7, 2016 00:00:00

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This time our guest is Uwe Hering CEO & Founder of myLike. A smart mobile app that solves the problem that most of us have when travelling or want to find interesting spots in our town. Best option for this pain is to ask people whom you trust. The rest is in the podcast. myLike’s story is a great story for people engaged in apps business, you guys can learn a lot from this startup.

Interview With The #Brexit Hedge For Startups, Fintechs And Investors, Joinmainland.com

Sep 30, 2016 00:00:00

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Interview With The #Brexit Hedge For Startups, Fintechs And Investors, Joinmainland.com

Startup News from Germany – Summer wrap up

Sep 29, 2016 00:00:00

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Startup News from Germany - Summer wrap up

Interview With Penta, Part II

Sep 23, 2016 00:00:00

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Talk with Luka, who is right now based in Berlin, as co-founder of Penta. We talk to him about his experience in raising venture capital in the USA, which he did before with other ventures versus Europe, where he is looking to raise venture capital soon.

#Roadtrip Interviews from #CODE_n Festival

Sep 22, 2016 00:00:00

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#Roadtrip Interviews from #CODE_n Festival

Interview with Penta, the mobile banking app 🏦 for small and medium companies

Sep 9, 2016 00:31:05

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In the first interview of two interviews, Luka tells us also about his previous ventures. Together with him we take a trip through his live. He tells us how he sold shoes on the streets of New York and about studying in Paris. We learn how he ended up in Berlin and how he approached the idea of Penta. Finally we talk of course about Penta, who is in the current batch of Startupbootcamp Fintech (London). (Disclaimer, Joern is a regular mentor at the SBC Fintech pitch day in Frankfurt) In the interview Luka also talks about mondo in the UK and N26 in Berlin and his article of things he did wrong, which you can find here In the second part of the interview we talk with Luka about raising venture capital and his experiences in Europe and the US doing so.

Interview with Marcin Łotysz, CTO, BIN-E ✰ – A smart garbage bin, which will save your company money

Sep 5, 2016 00:00:00

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Polish startup Bin-e is going to revolutionize the waste management in offices. In this short audio interview we had the chance to talk with Marcin who’s the co-founder and CTO of Bin-e. The IoT startup Bin-e builds a smart trash can, which recognizes, segregates and compresses the waste and ones it’s full notifies the right people to empty it. Tune in now and find out how the founders came up with the idea, how the smart waste bin will work, which target group they want to reach and how their smart bin will help companies to save money.

Startup News from Germany – Summer

Jul 19, 2016 00:00:00

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The last news before the summer break

Interview with Pleo – Pioneers Festival winner of the Challenge Day

Jul 2, 2016 00:00:00

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As a media partners at the Pioneer Festival in Vienna we are happy to share with you our talk with the winner of the Challenge Day – Pleo Startup. Pleo decentralises company spending, eliminates expense reports and reimbursements and simplifies bookkeeping. Jeppe, co-founder of Pleo, told us about his startup idea, shared his experience in fintech, gave some prognoses that can hit the financial institutions! Moreover, Jeppe told us about his days at the Pioneer’s Festival and what could you experience there. Stay tuned and listen to our podcast!

Interview with Startup Weekend Mittelhessen

Jun 3, 2016 00:00:00

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On the 20th-22 th of May Maria from Startuprad.io visited Startup Weekend Mittelhessen which took place in Giessen. We talked to Martin Lacroix – the main organiser of the event and asked him about the development of the startup scene in Mittelhessen.

RoadTrip – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW S1, E7 – Lengoo

May 31, 2016 00:00:00

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This episode we talk with Lengoo, a company provides translation services by matching your translation needs with the best bilingual translators possible. Learn more about that at http://www.lengoo.de/en

Startup news from Germany – May 2016

May 29, 2016 00:00:00

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Chris and Joe talk May startup news form a German perspecitve. Tune in to keep up

RoadTrip – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW S1, E6 – Cat Medic

May 22, 2016 00:00:00

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This episode we talk with Cat Medic, a company that provides 3D models of the human body in animation, illustration and apps - basically you can walk through your own body with them. Learn more about that at http://www.cat-medic.de

RoadTrip – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW S1, E5 – DataLion

May 15, 2016 00:00:00

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This episode we look at DataLion, a company that wants to make your Excel sheets look prettier. They offer visualization of Marketing- and Business-Intelligence-Data. Learn more about that at http://www.datalion.com/

Is Pizza Healthy? – Yes! Says Lizza – Reinventing the Food

May 12, 2016 00:00:00

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“On Saturday 4 am in the morning we got back home, all sweating, Marc was scratching the burn from the oven with smoke all over his face. I said him - “Look Marc, where your St.Gallen degrees got you.” Story that Matthias Kramer is telling us about his friend and co-founder of Lizza - Marc Schlegel. “It was shit, but it was fun” adds he. Today’s podcast is about startup Lizza, whose product is a super healthy dough. Probably you will think, there is nothing to invent in food industry, everything is already invented, people are eating thousands and thousands years. But no, this time it is not the case. Website: https://www.lizza.de Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leckerlizza

RoadTrip – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW S1, E4 – Konstrukt 3

May 8, 2016 00:00:00

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This episode we look at Konstrukt 3, a company that uses the mega trend Virtual Reality for visualizing construction and engineering in 3D so that colleagues and clients can easier understand what will be built. Learn more about that at http://www.konstrukt3.de/

Startup news from Germany – April 2016

Apr 29, 2016 00:00:00

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We talk the news of the startup world from a German perspective with contributors from New York, Munich and Frankfurt.

Interview with the Health 2.0 conference organizers

Apr 27, 2016 00:00:00

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Interview with the Health 2.0 conference organizers

STARTUPRAD.IO ROADTRIP, Season 1, Episode 3 – ameria

Apr 24, 2016 00:00:00

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Startupradio Roadtrip is our new show about startups on the road. What do they do at conferences? How do they find investors? What are their tricks for the perfect pitch? We interview the founders and they tell us how they network und chill. You as listeners get great recommendations about how to up your outreach game as a founder. This episode we look at ameria, a company changing our experiences in stores and supermarkets with the help of large screen virtual promoters. Our Sponsor for the Roadtrip to SXSW is Capco Connect. http://www.capco.com/services/digital-innovation/connect

RoadTrip – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW S1, E2 – TankTaler

Apr 18, 2016 00:00:00

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Startuprad.io RoadTrip is our new show about startups on the road. What do they do at conferences? How do they find investors? What are their tricks for the perfect pitch? We interview the founders and they tell us how they network und chill. You as listeners get great recommendations about how to up your outreach game as a founder. In our first season, we'll feature startups at one of the coolest tech conferences in the world, the South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. In our introductory episode Joe and Christian explained what the biggest trends were this year now we're looking much more at the details. Our first company is called TankTaler and they're aiming at connecting all our cars. Our Sponsor for the Roadtrip to SXSW is Capco Connect.

Interview with CoModule, the Android of Light Electric Vehicles and producer of an autonomous eBike

Apr 14, 2016 00:00:00

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We talk with Kristjan Maruste, co-founder of CoModule Homepage. The company produces Software for light electronic vehicles (LEV) and an autonomous eBike. It monitors battery characteristics, displays them to the end-user’s smartphone and collects usage data. One of the reasons he ended up in this space and gave up acting as a potential profession was his father, who took him to places like this Technology Museum Sinsheim and Technology Museum Speyer (they work together and are not far apart). He also took part with CoModule in the Startupbootcamp Smart Transportation & Energy, which lead him to Berlin and they kept the HQ in Talin. CoModule already received investments in 4 rounds, the last one from five investors, one of them German High Tech Gruender Fonds (HTGF). None the less they are looking for investors for a Series-A Venture Capital Financing and fast movers can still be included. Tune in to learn more.

RoadTrip Season 1 – Startuprad.io goes #SXSW Intro

Apr 10, 2016 00:00:00

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Startups are often on the road, so are we! That’s why we start "Startuprad.io Roadtrip" to bring you impressions from the road! It's a new format, featuring start-ups on the road. What do they do at conferences? How do they find investors? What are their tricks for the perfect pitch? We interview the founders and they tell us how they network and chill. You as listeners get great recommendations about how to up your outreach game as a founder. In our first season, we'll feature startups at one of the coolest tech conferences in the world, the South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Hosts Joe and Christian explain in our introductory episode what the biggest trends there were this year and what you can expect from the start-ups featured in the upcoming episodes. Watch this space or follow us on Twitter (@startuprad_io) to get a new episode every Sunday from "Startuprad.io Roadtrip".

Startup news from Germany – March 2016

Apr 5, 2016 00:00:00

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This time we bring you the recent startup news episode almost on time. Tune in and find out more about the latest startup news in Germany and Europe.

Startup news from Germany – February 2016

Apr 1, 2016 00:00:00

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Startup news from Germany – February 2016

Startup news from Germany – January 2016

Feb 10, 2016 00:00:00

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Welcome back to a new episode with latest startup news from Germany. Tune in and enjoy!

START Summit 2016 – Be where innovation happens

Feb 4, 2016 00:00:00

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START Summit 2016 is a terrific event organized by University of St. Gallen in Switzerland for almost everyone who is somehow engaged in startup culture: founders, students, corporates, VCs and other audiences. Event’s program is stuffed with talks, workshops, pitches and even a hackathon. SpaceX, Rocket Internet, Earlybird, mymuesli are only few guests that will spice up the event. 1500 innovative minds, 2 days in action, 1 conference. Our guest today is organizer of all that Jonas Muff.

Hijab fashion by TrendyCovered – An e-commerce startup from Berlin

Jan 23, 2016 00:00:00

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Our new episode is an interview with Aytan Atilgan, a founder of TrendyCovered. Aytan and his wife have decided to launch their own online store, after they did not find the right trendy hijab outfit for her in tens and tens brick-and-mortar stores across Berlin. The idea behind stands out against average e-commerce website with oriental dresses. Besides selling clothes for Muslim ladies, it guides them through latest trends in Hijab fashion, that is extremely vibrant and picturesque. Come on board to take a snap with Maria and Aytan to see what is covered under TrendyCovered.

Startup news from Germany – December 2015

Dec 22, 2015 00:00:00

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Christmas News This recording was done on Friday 18th of December 2015. We talk about the tech bubble, energy startups, travel, Rocket Internet and Joern's experience with IKEA (online). Enjoy. Show notes: Worth a look is the IoT Startup CloudRail from the city of Mannheim http://ow.ly/W34Ah We also talk about: In the discussion we talk about the oldest garage in the world, which you find here: https://www.tripadvisor.de/ShowUserReviews-g651758-d2329799-r119355733-Carl_Benz_Haus-Ladenburg_Baden_Wurttemberg.html Carl Benz (Inventor, Founder) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Benz Also noteworthy in this context: Karlheinz Brandenburg (Inventor of mp3) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karlheinz_Brandenburg Otto Lilienthal (Aviation Pioneer) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Lilienthal Robert Bosch (Inventor, Founder) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bosch Werner von Siemens (Inventor, Founder) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werner_von_Siemens Rudolf Diesel (Inventor) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Diesel Konrad Zuse (Inventor, build first usable computer) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konrad_Zuse A large investment was made by Goldman Sachs, Atomico, Yuri Milner (founder of Digital Sky Technologies), Tom Stafford (DST Investments Honkong), Sebastian Siemiatkowski (Klarna) and Ilkka Paananen (Supercell) totalling 45 million USD in GoEuro http://ow.ly/W34R7 It’s the biggest investment of the year for an energy storage software startup: $50M Investment in German Younicos http://ow.ly/W34Yr Of course, no startup news for now without Rocket Internet: Bloomberg reports Rocket to be under pressure to cut losses amid push for startup IPOs http://ow.ly/W2Zbm None the less it appears that Rocket holds HelloFresh in high regards, reports the blog Deutsche-Startups.de. http://ow.ly/W35qg Accelerator news: What is going on at The Spacelab http://ms-spacelab.com The Next Media Accelerator in Hamburg in looking for their second cohort now. http://www.nma.vc/ Leaked Financial Numbers Of 6 High-Flying Unicorn Companies http://ow.ly/W354d There is a tech bubble and it will burst 2016 http://ow.ly/W34Kh For finance geeks: Economists Suggest Central Bank of Barbados to Hold Bitcoin in Their Reserves http://ow.ly/W35Nt We also published since the last news: http://startuprad.powered-by-rackspeed.de/interviews/two-interviews-from-startup-grind-frankfurt/ and two great interviews from Euro Finance Tech http://startuprad.powered-by-rackspeed.de/interviews/two-interviews-from-euro-finance-tech-event/ We wish you a merry x-mas and happy new year Book Recommendation for last minute christmas shoppers: "Anything you Want" by Derek Sivers, http://www.amazon.de/Anything-You-Want-Lessons-Entrepreneur/dp/1591848261/ Know-how for those with vision: United Internet (listed in TecDAX) now worth 10bn € reports manager magazin http://ow.ly/UKJWJ HBR for all of us, explains what Disruptive Innovation is http://ow.ly/W34xA A Brief History of the Electric Car, 1830–Present http://ow.ly/W35nR MIT Technology Review introduces you to the most powerful person in bitcoin http://ow.ly/W35Fm

Two interviews from Startup Grind Frankfurt

Dec 1, 2015 00:00:00

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On last Thursday the first Startup Grind event took place in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. We got the chance to conduct an interview with Christopher Oster (@C_Oster1), who has co-founded Wimdu in Berlin back in 2011, which among others was backed by Rocket Internet. This year Christopher co-founded clark.de, a digital insurance platform, which secured its second round of financing. Plus, we bring you an interview with Osman Sacarcelik (@OsmanSac), who is the Chapter Director of Startup Grind Frankfurt. Tune in and find out more about Christopher's life as serial entrepreneur, the insurance market in Germany and why Osman started Startup Grind in Frankfurt.

Two interviews from Euro Finance Tech

Nov 23, 2015 00:00:00

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This time we bring you two interviews with Entrepreneurs we met at the Euro Finance Tech event, which took place on 19 November in Frankfurt / Germany: Thomas Ackermann of Blockchain Industries from Berlin is out to change the computing behind the Blockchain and therefore Internet of Things. His company in turn is in the process of building a 4 times more powerful supercomputer than the fastest one today. They want to offer their computing power in the cloud and look for Venture Capital Funding. We talk to Ben Bilski from Naga Group, who is a new FinTech incubator, in operations since 4 month. They now have a location in Frankfurt and there want to grow within 18 months their first FinTech unicorn. They are open to be contacted many ways and look only for FinTech ideas in B2C space who are scalable to billions in revenues. They have the founders of Varengold Bank, CMC Markets and Ben himself former ecommerce entrepreneur with Angelplatz.

Startup news from Germany – October 2015

Nov 19, 2015 00:00:00

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Hey, We are back with a new episode of our monthly startup news podcast show. Tune in and enjoy the latest startup news from Germany. Show notes: German Startup Monitor 2015 has been published in the break between News. http://www.n24.de/n24/Nachrichten/Wirtschaft/d/7339298/deutsche-startups-sind-zuversichtlich.html http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Startup-Monitor-2015-Gruender-sind-international-zufrieden-maennlich-und-brauchen-Geld-2823923.html; http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/deutscher-startup-monitor-2015 Unicorns: Venture investor Bill Gurley predicts startup failure http://ow.ly/SAgds Salesforce billionaire and angel investor Marc Benioff says unicorn startups are a 'huge mistake' http://ow.ly/UdUO1 2015 – The year of the dead unicors http://ow.ly/Rod2v A New Unicorn Was Created Every Four Days In Q3'15 http://ow.ly/UhPi8 Xing becomes a unicorn http://ow.ly/SA1Mn Investments/Stock Exchange: Goverment development bank KfW wants to invest one billion Euro in German startups Eine Milliarde Euro für Start-ups - WiWo Gründer http://ow.ly/SzRVH Scout24 group was listed Scout24 IPO price set at 30 euro-per-share http://ow.ly/UweWe US based ACI Worldwide buys Munich based pay.on http://bit.ly/1PpE7E9 Kleiner Perkins invests in Berlin based Startup Relayr http://bit.ly/1LRMdmH Zencap Victory Park Capital gives Zencap 230 mn EUR http://ow.ly/RG4cJ Zencap in our german Interview - Startupradio.de http://ow.ly/SAhAT Funding Circle acquisition of Zencap http://ow.ly/UwdYj Funding Circle and Zencap merge http://ow.ly/UweL4 Next Media Accelerator introduces first cohort http://ow.ly/SCgdJ HelloFresh in the news Revenues and more here http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/hellofresh-umsatzsteigerung-q1-2015 No IPO for Hello Fresh http://ow.ly/Uo4HV 200mn Euro for French BlaBlaCar http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/blablacar-200-millionen Fintech Paydirekt is the Paypal clone of German banks http://ow.ly/QYxVX Knowhow for those with vision: NYTimes thinks that for Delivery Startups 1999 (pre dotcom bubble) is back http://nyti.ms/VC4VsP Good News for Europe, where €3.47 billion in venture capital have been raised in Q2 http://bit.ly/1JLrIbK BitDrones gives you another take on virtural reality with interactive flying microbots http://ow.ly/UsBM6 One brief how-to-guide on how to turn a startup into a global giant http://bbc.in/1SvRDpU Some good news for refugees on how entrepreneurs and aid groups are helping them with digital tools http://on.mash.to/1WLi7nU More news on smart cars and car tech: Who are the investors piling money in them and where does it go? http://ow.ly/Up7o9 An attempt to predict the success of a startup on the concept alone http://ow.ly/S2GQt Need to watch: 5 TEDTalks for every entrepreneur http://entm.ag/1XPQQE2 TEDxRheinMain also has some interesting videos, like "Disruptive Economy" http://bit.ly/1icoJ1x Stanford Graduate School of Business on design thinking http://ow.ly/SA0p5 The Economist makes a case that patents hinder innovation http://ow.ly/SA1CK Bronte Capital: Really great to put this in perspective: Amazon vs. Alibaba it is shocking how big they are, even compared to Amazon http://ow.ly/SA2hi

Where finance meets technology – Interview with Maximilian Voigt

Sep 9, 2015 00:00:00

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This Episode is a teaser of the upcoming FinMeetsTech event for FinTech startups that will take place on 06.10.2015 in Frankfurt’s School of Finance & Management. Briefly, event will provide platform for round-scope experience exchange between startupers and experienced entrepreneurs, as well as bankers and lawyers in field of finance. It’s rich and extensive program is best packed in one day and is definitely worth to visit for entrepreneurs that already have a business plan, product prototype or are working on it. Highlight of the event is a chance to check and stress-test startup’s business model by experts and more experienced business fellows. The event is organised by the incubator Gründermaschine, recently founded in Frankfurt am Main by Maximilian Voigt, one of its co-founders. He is sharing in next 10 minutes other upcoming event highlights and uncovers the Gründermaschine mission. Event’s website: Fin Meets Tech event, 6th of Oct.2015 Event’s speakers Facebook Twitter Maximilian Voigt: Xing Linkedin

Interview with Startup Weekend FinTech

Aug 31, 2015 00:00:00

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We talk to Markus from Startup Germany about the upcoming Startup Weekend FinTech (September 27th – 29th) in Frankfurt. We talk about the format, what to expect and the great location on the 30th floor of one of the skyscrapers in Frankfurt, the Silver Tower. In addition to that we will live broadcast a video stream, partnering with Livestream.watch in order to bring you the pitches, teams, mentors and judges. If you want to get free tickets, just leave a comment below. We will give away 2 free tickets for the event.

Startup news from Germany – June 2015

Jul 4, 2015 00:00:00

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The last startup news before the summer break. We will be back end of September.

Startup news from Germany – May 2015

Jun 3, 2015 00:00:00

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We talk with Christian Fahrenbach (@CFahrenbach), who is a freelance journalist living in New York City, the startup news from Germany for the month of May. Show Notes: Zalando has a new method of recruiting Concierge Services taking off in Germany – Example HEYBOB from Frankfurt New media accelerator in Hamburg Windeln.de, a baby supplies shop, IPOs at Frankfurt Stock Exchange eCommerce SaaS Shopify from Canada lists in New York and Toronto at the same time, set up by two German founders Drivy acquires Autonetzer Joern mentions an analysis of the conversion rate during the interview http://www.manager-magazin.de/unternehmen/artikel/a-1036000.html Know-how for those with vision: Mastering the VC Game: How to Raise Your First Round of Capital - YouTube http://ow.ly/MXbOU Social Entrepreneurship 101: Building Companies That Make a Difference http://ow.ly/Nla7l Algolia, the Trojan Horse that is eating away at Google's search business http://ow.ly/NnLB0 Brand Building Is Everyone’s Responsibility http://ow.ly/Nl9XM In-House Teams Or Outsourced Services for Startups? http://ow.ly/NnLi6 Are European yollies more hampered by financial barriers than their US counterparts? http://ow.ly/Nl9it From 0 to $1B - Slack's Founder Shares Their Epic Launch Strategy - First Round Review http://ow.ly/NvSvt

Interview with wearable life science

May 25, 2015 00:00:00

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This time we got the opportunity to visit the creators of the smart sportswear ANTELOPE in Frankfurt, the maker of the first wearable 2.0. The embedded electrodes in the ANTELOPE suit allows you to make your workout more effective. But the target group is not only limited to athletes. Most likely everyone could use the ANTELOPE suite for example, people who suffering from back pain or too much belly or for rehabilitation purposes after injuries. Tune in now and find out more about the entrepreneurs behind the smart sport suit.

Startup news from Germany – April 2015

May 9, 2015 00:00:00

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Hi everybody, this time we are talking with Eldar (https://twitter.com/cheffunky) about the startup news form Germany and the World in April. Eldar also speaks about being a foreign student in Germany and shares his thoughts on the Frankfurt Start-Up Scene. Tune in now to learn more.

Interview with Startupbootcamp FinTech London Accelerator

Apr 12, 2015 00:00:00

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We talk to Edwina Johnson, the COO of of Startupbootcamp’s FinTech Track. She explains the pitch event called FinTech Fast Track and we talk especially about the upcoming FinTech Pitch Event in Frankfurt am Main on the 28th of April. Please note there are also FinTech Fast Track events in other cities around the world (Dubai, Zurich, Tel Aviv, London, …). Applications from all FinTechs are invited, especially women founders are very much encouraged to apply.

Startup news from Germany – March 2015

Apr 5, 2015 00:00:00

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This time we talk with Lyss (@BLYSS_choc) about the latest startup news from Germany: Strong ranking of the founder region Frankfurt and the surrounding RheinMain area in the NUI-Ranking http://ow.ly/KJpSD New FinTech incubator in Frankfurt Gründermaschine – http://ow.ly/KXKTI The FinTech Startup Kreditech 2014 has become the latest victim of an internal data theft http://ow.ly/KGpeY MediaSaturn’s online shop Redcoon wants to reach 2bn revenue http://ow.ly/KJoyL Amazon Opens Amazon Exclusives, a shop for New Gadgets from Inventors http://ow.ly/Kf2yI Old investors including Samwer’s fund “Global Founders Capital”, Rocket Internet and a fund of Holtzbrinck sell 18 million Zalando shares http://ow.ly/KZO0B Otto Group is rumored to sell mobile payment provider Yapital http://www.gruenderszene.de/allgemein/otto-group-yapital Lendico loses one co-founder and starts offering SME credit http://ow.ly/KtuEq Freeletics: They Started with a YouTube video, a newsletter, and three PDFs - and now millionaires http://ow.ly/KZNOB Meerkat, the app, which could change Twitter forever http://ow.ly/Kigfm Ecommerce in Germany is world class http://ow.ly/Knl8r Mompreneurs http://ow.ly/KaabB German startups face funding ′valley of death′ when seeking 2-10 mn € financing to get their business http://ow.ly/KvxKF

Startup news from Germany – February 2015

Mar 15, 2015 00:00:00

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We talk German startup news with Feli (@Frau_Feli). The News: Crowd-funding and peer-to-peer loans could top €7 billion across the EU in 2015... - http://ow.ly/Jvas4 Deutsche Börse, the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, plans a platform for startups till summer reports the blog Deutsche-Startups.de. Deutsche Börse is trying to avoid the trouble of the infamous Neuer Markt, which boomed and busted spectacular during the dotcom boom. Will be a platform, on which startups and investors can exchange ideas and numbers and sniff out the potential for IPOs. This is not going to be a segment of the official trading. - http://ow.ly/JujGW In German property platforms there was a merger of number 2 and number 3 Immowelt and Immonet to rival number one ImmobilienScout24.de - http://ow.ly/J3gmz Rocket Internet invest $717 mn US$ in two food startups - http://wp.me/p5hvhT-6X1H Delivery Hero IPO plans - http://ow.ly/KkRWd Glasses: Mister Spex - http://ow.ly/KkS0n MyOptique buys Netzoptiker - http://ow.ly/KkS7k Brille24 cooperates with REWE http://ow.ly/KkSfn and has now a TV spot http://ow.ly/KkS4F METRO and Techstars - http://ow.ly/KkSkC Know-how for those with vision: How eCommerce Is Finally Disrupting The $600 Billion Grocery Industry http://ow.ly/JvjP4 Matchmaking-Plattform: Finlab takes over AngelList competitor Venturate http://ow.ly/JmMmn How to Choose an Ecommerce Business Model http://ow.ly/JmJVR Fashion retailers in Europe are underperforming http://ow.ly/JgyTG Start-up : Berliner language app Babbel conquers the US market http://ow.ly/Iosqq

Startup news from Germany – January 2015

Feb 7, 2015 00:00:00

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On today's episode we talk with Felicitas (@Frau_Feli) and Lyss (@BLYSS_choc) about the latest startup news from Germany and Europe. Tune in and find out what happened around the startup scene in January and why Feli is so excited about a new mobile banking startup. Update: The number26 card does not work as both – a credit and a debit card. Instead it is a MasterCard that functions like a debit card. Read more on VentureVillage. Some insides: Industry 4.0: Opportunities and challenges of the industrial internet The Best Digital Business Models Put Evolution Before Revolution How much should I raise in my angel round? How should I spend it? Industry 4.0, Big Data and the cloud: driving tomorrow's innovations A visual breakdown of venture capital trends & data in 2014 The Tech Trends You Can’t Ignore in 2015 Alternative Lenders Dominate List of ’50 Best FinTech Innovators’

Interview with Dual Shaker

Jan 28, 2015 00:00:00

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Today we talk to Pavlos from Dual Shaker, a fitness startup from Germany with production in China, sales in the US, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and France, as well as a pending global patent for their invention. We talk with Pavlos about entering the US, their plans for Brazil and for what they want to raise a Series A round of investment. Also Pavlos announces a big surprise for the industry in April. Now turn in to learn more!

Interview with consulted – Part 2

Dec 27, 2014 00:00:00

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This is the 2nd part of the interview with Sebastian from consulted, who is a German entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. In this part we talk how he decided to headquarter his company in the USA, the strategic reasons behind his move. We talk about the application process for the company, how to set up an LLC in Delaware, as well as his own visa application process. In this interview you will also find out why he made Stanford University search for its seal.

Startup news from Germany – November 2014

Dec 23, 2014 00:00:00

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Enjoy now the latest startup news from Germany in the second episode of startuprad.io. This time with Lyss and Joe.

Interview with consulted – Part 1

Dec 21, 2014 00:00:00

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Interview with consulted – Part 1

Startup news from Germany – October 2014

Nov 23, 2014 00:00:00

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Startup news from Germany - October 2014

Interview with Traxpay and main incubator

Nov 1, 2014 00:00:00

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Interview with Traxpay and main incubator

Review of the Startup Weekend Frankfurt 2014

Oct 28, 2014 00:00:00

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Review of the Startup Weekend Frankfurt 2014

Interview with BLYSS Chocolate

Apr 24, 2014 00:00:00

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Interview with BLYSS Chocolate

Interview with Productive Mobile

Mar 25, 2014 00:00:00

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Interview with Productive Mobile