Companies face headwinds – Hong Kong IPOs more attractive

Peking, New York, Washington The Chinese regulators continue to put their tech companies under pressure. As the powerful cyberspace regulator Chinese Administration of Cyberspace (CAC) announced on Saturday, companies with data from more than one million users will be checked separately for their security before they are allowed to issue shares on a foreign stock […]

Data published by 533 million users

Facebook-Logo More than half a billion users from 106 countries are affected by the leak. (Photo: Reuters) New York The personal data of more than half a billion Facebook-Users were posted on Saturday. The data breach affected 533 million users from 106 countries worldwide – 32 million of them from the USA, eleven million from […]

Breaking up for antitrust authorities “last resort”

Andreas Mundt The President of the Federal Cartel Office takes on the US tech giants. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The President of the Federal Cartel Office, Andreas Mundt, announces new investigations against the large digital companies. “I think we are after Facebook further proceedings will be opened in the near future, ”he told the Handelsblatt. Mundt […]

Founding duo receives capital for WhatsApp alternative for doctors

Famedly founders Niklas Zender and Phillipp Kurtz (Photo: company) Berlin When Famedly founder Phillipp Kurtz completed a practical year in a hospital while studying medicine, a thought occurred to him that continues to drive him to this day. He had to look for fax paper in the ward in order to receive information about his […]

London remains the fintech capital in Europe

However, one area in the city should continue to grow even after Brexit: the fintech sector. Politicians, entrepreneurs and investors are confident that London will continue to be Europe’s fintech capital in the future. After all, this is where the biggest customers and most investors are based. “London will remain a powerhouse for private equity […]

What’s behind the new hype app?

San Francisco, Düsseldorf The German start-up and venture capital scene (VC) moved into the clubhouse within a few hours at the weekend. The app of a startup from San Francisco offers a social audio platform on which people can discuss live in so-called rooms – a mixture of radio talk show and Twitter-Discussion. Investors like […]

Better returns than Silicon Valley

Start-up Young tech companies fail less often in Europe than in the USA. (Photo: plainpicture / Mascot) Düsseldorf International venture investors are increasingly interested in young European technology companies – for good reason: The start-ups are now more attractive to investors than US start-ups. This is shown by a data analysis by the Munich risk […]

The founding team wants to make the care profession more attractive with an app

Katrin Alberding and Clemens Raemy The founders of Kenbi operate six outpatient care services with a total of 85 nurses and around 400 patients who are cared for using their own app. Foto: Kenbi Berlin Kenbi founder Clemens Raemy was working on a project in South America when his grandmother fell ill in distant Germany […]

Brazilian bank builds on start-ups

View of Sao Paulo Here Itaú Unibanco operates Cubo, the most important start-up center in Latin America. (Photo: Reuters) Salvador Seven years ago, Pedro Prates traveled around the world, to Israel, China, Great Britain and the USA. The Brazilian should look at digital centers and networks on behalf of his employer. This is Itaú Unibanco, […]

Social start-up finds new partner

Thomas Greulich The start-up finances school meals in Burundi. (Photo: Bean United) Munich Bean United’s business ran smoothly until mid-March. The Bavarians sell coffee to companies. The highlight: the start-up paid ten meals for students in Burundi for every kilogram. The partner is Welthungerhilfe. However, when the German companies sent their employees en masse to […]