These are the 50 biggest tech startups from Germany

N26, Smava, Auto1: These are the 50 biggest tech startups from Germany Many young tech startups rely on Artificial Intelligence.Matt Cardy / Getty Images As emerges from the current report of the consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) “Fast growth beyond borders: Tech start-ups reshaping the economy”, the tech start-up scene in Germany is booming. The young

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These startups want to improve the everyday lives of the elderly

Overview. Apps against loneliness or Alzheimer’s diagnosis, portals for the mediation of nurses. Digital companies have also discovered senior citizens as customers. Society is aging and the purchasing power of senior citizens is rising. In the meantime, every third euro is spent by people over 60. No wonder many startups focus on this consumer group and offer digital help

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Will AI Kill the Data Scientist?

Humans see less data as businesses collect more of it, which means we need something beyond data scientists. Long before data science became “a thing,” I trained as a “real” scientist, researching arcane and less-than-world-changing topics in physical chemistry. At the heart of that work was data, collected mostly manually during late-night experimental runs in

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Rocket Internet buys stocks back, stock rises – Samwer writes profits, but profit of his start-ups is missing

For the start-up investor Rocket Internet, a good half year comes to an end.The holdings of CEO Oliver Samwer, however, postpone their prospects for profits. The IPOs from the portfolio are still worthwhile for Oliver Samwer. His company Rocket Internet wrote a profit of 297 million euros in the first half of 2018. Samwer invests in start-ups and wants to

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How to write a technology resume in 2018

Every New Year brings new opportunities — including, for many, career opportunities. Technology professionals know that many companies are competing for talented employees with unique perspectives, skills and talents. In this environment, you must be clear and concise without adding to the noise. Part of presenting a polished professional IT or tech image is your

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Serious predictions about 2018 in tech

Coming up in 2018: Elon Musk sets off a supervolcano; Twitter ups the character limit to 20,000 and physical cash becomes the hottest new cryptocurrency Getty/CryptoKitties/composite Things in the technology world move rather quickly. Last year we saw Uber wrestle with self-implosion while North Korea tested off its hacking skills on an unsuspecting world. At Apple, Tim Cook

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This week in Germany: Snapchat, Jodel, Propertybase

What happened in the world of German startups this week? FinTech startup Fincompare pulls in €2.5 million The Berlin FinTech startup Fincompare (German) raised €2.5 million (€2.8 million) in a seed round with help from Speedinvest, an Austrian venture capital firm and Uniqa, a Austrian insurance company. Several Berlin-based business angels, like André Bajorat, also invested

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