All posts in Berlin

Drivy founder Paulin Dementhon: “Berlin is quite unique worldwide”

Last week French peer-to-peer car sharing platform Drivy launches its service in Germany. I met Drivy founder Paulin Dementhon and German Country Manager Gero Graf for an interview on Drivy’s plans for the future, Berlin’s advantages and the share economy. Tobias Schwarz: What is Drivy? How does it work? Paulin Dementhon: Drivy is a peer-to-peer […]

Paris' most successful VC firm expands to Berlin

Paris' most successful VC firm expands to Berlin

Earlier this week, Berlin learned that a new VC had set up shop in their home town, Partech International. The new office, located in the middle of the VC district in Berlin, will become home to Partech Partner Andreas Schlenker & senior associate Gabriel Matuschka, reported Nina Fowler. “In Europe, we do more consumer web, consumer internet-related things […]

Paris & Berlin – The tale of two cities (Part 1: The facts you can't ignore)

Paris & Berlin – The tale of two cities (Part 1: The facts you can't ignore)

Nicolas Metzke examines the economic, historical, and georgraphical attributes of the two cities to make an initial assessment of which city is better suited as a startup hub.

Where Will the Mothership Land?

There are more and more startups every day: more and more people are choosing to start their own company instead of working for another – yeah, yeah, we’ve all read the articles. But here’s the deal: all those startups Hajj-ing their way to Palo Alto to get a piece of the pie, they’re gonna have […]