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The gaming scene heats up – King announces new Berlin office

The gaming scene heats up – King announces new Berlin office

Michelle Kuepper November 26, 2013 0

In a boost for Berlin, UK-headquartered King – one of the world’s top social games providers – has today announced it will be opening a new games studio in the German capital. The studio will open

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Jobs of the week – work for Here, Kayak, Klarna, Ad2Games

Jobs of the week – work for Here, Kayak, Klarna, Ad2Games

VentureVillage Admin November 22, 2013 0

Has the gloomy pre-winter Berlin got you down? If anything will cheer you up and make you feel hopeful about the future, it’s this video of Bjork explaining television. That, and our roundup of

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Airbnb calls for clarity on new holiday rental restrictions in Berlin

Airbnb calls for clarity on new holiday rental restrictions in Berlin

Nina Fowler November 22, 2013 0

Who is the typical Airbnb user – casual host or professional landlord? This question is crucial as new restrictions on short-term holiday rentals in Berlin take effect next year. After months of tussling between

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Uber splits from Berlin management team

Uber splits from Berlin management team

Nikolaus Roettger November 21, 2013 0

Is private limousine service Uber not getting enough customers in Berlin? Is development not progressing as hoped? Or is it just normal turnover, as the US-headquartered company claims? The fact of the matter is

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Champagne for failure, beer for success – Can Germany learn from Finland’s startup culture?

Champagne for failure, beer for success – Can Germany learn from Finland’s startup culture?

Charmaine Li November 18, 2013 0

There’s a change in attitude towards startups in Finland and senior politicians are getting behind it. “They painted my nails,” recalled Alexander Stubb, Finland’s Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, about his experience at

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Jobs of the week – work for Iversity, Westwing, Klarna, Infernum

Jobs of the week – work for Iversity, Westwing, Klarna, Infernum

VentureVillage Admin November 15, 2013 1

Navigating a job search can sometimes feel like being lost in space… or finding your away around an Ikea store (watch below). Luckily, we’ve gathered the top startup jobs in Europe to make your

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Change.org is in the business of changing the world – and ready to go local

Change.org is in the business of changing the world – and ready to go local

Nina Fowler November 15, 2013 3

What would Facebook look like if it was designed for people who want to change the world? Probably quite a bit like Change.org, a petition platform with 50 million registered users that’s now hatching

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Meet the five up-and-coming startups in You Is Now’s accelerator

Meet the five up-and-coming startups in You Is Now’s accelerator

Michelle Kuepper November 12, 2013 0

You Is Now, the incubator and accelerator launched by ImmobilienScout24, has announced the next batch of startups entering its accelerator programme. Over the course of the next three months, the startups will receive mentoring

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Project A backs Sweden’s Tictail – a Tumblr for online shops

Project A backs Sweden’s Tictail – a Tumblr for online shops

Charmaine Li November 12, 2013 1

Berlin-based company builder Project A has invested €600,000 in Tictail, a Stockholm-based startup offering an easy-to-use platform for individuals and retailers to create and customise their own online store. The investment secures Project A

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This is the future: Scientists, startups and artists at Falling Walls Berlin

This is the future: Scientists, startups and artists at Falling Walls Berlin

Nina Fowler November 11, 2013 0

At one point, Cynora CEO Tobias Grab came close to giving up. “I was sitting at home on my couch and said to my wife, maybe at this point we should end,” he said. Instead,

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