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Swarm, Berlin’s New Crowdfunding Platform With A Bitcoin Twist

Swarm, Berlin’s New Crowdfunding Platform With A Bitcoin Twist

Elena Rueckert June 18, 2014 0

Crowdfunding has been growing in popularity and along with this trend new platforms are being launched to get in on

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ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator opens new office in Berlin

ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator opens new office in Berlin

Felicitas Hackmann June 18, 2014 0

Lederhosen at the Spree! The Munich-based accelerator ProSiebenSat.1 has opened a new office by the water in Berlin Mitte. The

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Three things you didn’t know about #WorldCup14

Three things you didn’t know about #WorldCup14

Felicitas Hackmann June 17, 2014 0

  Twitter is not only a great news channel, but also perfect for live events. While it’s often used to

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ChalkRow Ventures Aims To Connect Berlin Founders With NYC Investors

ChalkRow Ventures Aims To Connect Berlin Founders With NYC Investors

Elena Rueckert June 16, 2014 0

It is widely understood that German investors tend to be more risk averse than their American counterparts. In response to

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Bye bye pizza.de – Takeaway.com on market leadership

Bye bye pizza.de – Takeaway.com on market leadership

Felicitas Hackmann June 13, 2014 0

As VentureVillage reported in April, Takeaway.com acquired Lieferando. While it was first explained that the German brands (Lieferservice.de was Takeaway.com’s

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German Police sets excellent example on how to use Twitter

German Police sets excellent example on how to use Twitter

Felicitas Hackmann June 10, 2014 0

Image Source: Some right reserved by Christopher v. Vogelsang While Germany is often behind when it comes to the creative usage of new

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Why a minimum wage for interns may not be a reason to celebrate

Why a minimum wage for interns may not be a reason to celebrate

Elena Rueckert June 5, 2014 0

This week the German Parliament will start the debate on whether to vote into law a minimum wage that would

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Vertical Media is acquired by Axel Springer

Vertical Media is acquired by Axel Springer

VentureVillage Editorial June 5, 2014 0

Vertical Media, the digital publishing house behind the online magazines VentureVillage and Gründerszene, has been acquired by Axel Springer. The Berlin-based corporation

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Go Kompakt, It’s your Birthday!

Go Kompakt, It’s your Birthday!

Felicitas Hackmann May 27, 2014 0

  The German newspaper  DIE WELT Kompakt has its 10th birthday today. Reason enough to launch a new newspaper app that looks less like its from an old

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German taxi drivers plan major demonstration against UberPop and Wundercar

German taxi drivers plan major demonstration against UberPop and Wundercar

Hannah Loeffler May 26, 2014 0

The limousine service UberBlack was the first service to anger German taxi drivers. But the new transportation services UberPop and Wundercar that provide private

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