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Category: Startups in the Spotlight

Berlin Startups in the Spotlight: FinMarie

December 8th, 2022

We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to speak with Leitha Matz, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of the Berlin FinTech startup FinMarie, about FinMarie’s mission to empower women to have control and confidence over their finances, the company’s location in Berlin, and their plans to expand to the U.S.  Hi Leitha, thank you […]

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Grover Hits Unicorn Valuation!

June 27th, 2022

The Berlin Business Office, USA talked to probably one of the role models for businesses when it comes to circular economy, to Grover, which also just happen to become a unicorn. After a successful Series C round ($330M) in April 2022, the company exceeded the desired billion-dollar valuation for the first time. Grover runs a […]

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LEKKER Bikes Opens Office in Berlin and Plans to Expand to the U.S.

June 24th, 2022

In this edition of our newsletter, we wanted to feature a company that has chosen Berlin deliberately as a business location and stepping stone for its potential U.S. expansion. Luckily, we have found the perfect candidate to highlight, let us introduce you to LEKKER Bikes. We had the pleasure to talk to Niels Bark, CEO […]

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Berlin Has Five New Deep Tech Stars!

June 16th, 2022

Stephan Schwarz, Senator for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises has presented the Deep Tech Award winners in 2022 in the categories AI, IoT/Industry 4.0, Blockchain, IT Security and Social/Sustainable Tech. Out of 70 participating startups/companies five were selected by a jury of experts, which could achieve great innovation in their respective fields. In addition to […]

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Earth Day 2022 – Klima

April 20th, 2022

  Interviewee: Markus Gilles, CEO and Co-Founder of Klima Q&A What does your company do? Klima is a climate app that helps individuals to take holistic climate action in their day-to-day live. Users can calculate their personal carbon footprint quickly and easily. They can then offset their emissions by funding certified climate projects with a […]

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Earth Day 2022 – Ori

April 20th, 2022

  Interviewee: Andrew Littlefield, Director of Content Q&A What do you do and how do your activities and sustainability overlap? Would you share your opinion on climate change and on everything related to it? Our goal is to empower people to live large in a small footprint. We believe spaces should expand and adapt to […]

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Earth Day 2022 – TIER Mobility

April 20th, 2022

    Interviewee: Lawrence Leuschner, CEO of TIER Mobility Q&A What does your company do? TIER Mobility is the world’s leading shared micro-mobility provider, with a mission to Change Mobility for Good. We want to change the way people traverse and explore cities, and we want to help people swap car journeys for greener options […]

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Earth Day 2022 – Plan A

April 19th, 2022

  Interviewee: Lubomila Jordanova, CEO of Plan A Q&A What does your company do? Lubomila: Plan A is a leading corporate carbon accounting and decarbonisation software solutions provider. We have developed a SaaS platform that combines cutting-edge technology and the latest scientific standards and methodologies, certified by TÜV Rheinland. Our end-to-end software solution automates CO2 […]

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Berlin-based App Klima puts Climate Action in the Palm of your Hand!

May 1st, 2021

Developed by an award-winning team of entrepreneurs, engineers, and creatives, Berlin-based Klima is a next gen climate app that empowers individuals to become carbon neutral at the tap of a button. Users answer a few simple questions about their lifestyle (from how often you fly, to your diet or shopping habits) to understand your annual […]

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