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Why Joko loves E-Bikes – and you might soon too

E-Bikes are on the rise during the current coronavirus crisis. Startups are paving the way to new mobility with building cheaper, more secure products

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Meet Slack Boss Stewart Butterfield at #bits20

The Canadian serial entrepreneur & founder of Slack and Flickr joins this year’s Bits & Pretzels Networking Week to talk about the future of work


Increase the diversity in your startup

Cora Graßhoff, HR at Munich-based travel startup Holidu with employees from 40+ countries, about how to recruit for success

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Munich’s rising Biotech stars you have to know

Vaccines, machines and Covid-19 tests: Check out these six companies with the highest funding in Munich


Box CEO Aaron Levie: Startup is a State of Mind

Cloud computer pioneer Aaron Levie about Trump, the future of work & how to beat a competitor with agility

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Photographer Paul Ripke: Follow your passion

The photographer and creative all-rounder explains why you should do what you love at #bits20

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The journey of the rising star of Silicon Valley

Hear Michele Romanow talk about the revolutionary and founder-friendly VC strategy of Clearbanc at #bits20

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How Delivery Hero is transforming online food delivery

Hear Niklas Östberg talk about virtual reality e-commerce at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week

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The future of Munich’s process mining pioneers

Celonis Co-Founder and Co-CEO Bastian Nominacher about what’s next for his unicorn at #bits20

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The evolution of the Runtastic co-founder

Learn how Florian Gschwandtner came up with his new startup idea at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week

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What’s next for Europe's most valuable Fintech

Find out what Klarna CEO Sebastian Siemiatkowski is up to in 2020 at the Bits & Pretzels Networking Week


Cheers to you, Munich - you’re a startup hotspot

With ideal location conditions, Munich attracts many founders. The future looks promising, or perhaps not?


The Next Step: Ignore your Age, and just start!

Don’t let age – no matter if you’re young or not so young anymore – stop you from pursuing your business plans


How this founder changes the delivering industry

In Germany, 3.4 billion packages are sent per year, creating tons of trash. A Bavarian founder wants to change that


"The weakest startups will probably fail"

NY Trend Forecaster & Data Analyst Amy Webb, who advices Fortune 100 companies, shares insights for founders


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We want to learn about the situation of your startup to help you and others. Please take a minute for our survey


Fintech Penta raises 4 million Euros

Bye bye banks: The Berlin-based B2B banking app Penta just closed its 22.5 million series B round


"Das wirft kein gutes Licht auf die Branche"

Die zwei Managing Directors der Solarisbank über den Wirecard-Skandal und die Folgen von Corona


Healthcare muss neu gedacht werden

Wie Startups der Branche die Corona-Krise wahrnehmen und welche Veränderungen es noch braucht


AI Newcomers from the Alpine Region you need to know

Meet 6 startup founders from Bavaria and Switzerland and learn how they want to conquer the tech industry


No money? No excuse!

Why founders should reverse-engineer their business plan & start bootstrapping right now


Wir brauchen mehr Diversität!

Die Gründerin, Autorin und Aktivistin Tijen Onaran über das Potential von Gründerinnen


Wie Startups jetzt ihren Runway verlängern

Wie der europäische VC-Markt aktuell aussieht und wie du in dieser schwierigen Phase an Geld kommst


All by myself? Dating & Sex in Corona-Zeiten

Welche Veränderungen die Startups Amorelie, Femtasy und LemonSwan registrieren


How Covid-19 changed the plans of travel startups

Airbnb, GetyourGuide, Holidu and Tourlane about the new hype of nearby destinations


Wie ein Berliner Startup Alt und Jung vernetzt

Warum das auch andere Gründer*innen tun sollten und worauf es dabei ankommt


Exclusive: This CEO is out to beat Amazon

Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO of Europe’s #1 Fintech Klarna, about how he turned a local underdog into an international scale-up