2016 – The international kick off for the Hamburger startup szene

Let’s go back to 2012, the year I landed in Hamburg for the first time. I hope you can imagine or remember how international the city was at that time. Not at all. And I’m not particularly talking about a daily life level but from an entrepreneurial point of you. Read more

The biggest pitching event for Baqend so far at Slush 2016

The week before Slush, we read the announcement that Baqend would be among the top 100 startups out of roughly 2000 candidates. Right away and with great expectations we started to prepare for our biggest pitching event so far.

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Pacemo – bringing digital into the world of undertakers

Along the banks of the Elbe River, near the fish market, there is a small coworking space. It’s easily missed in the ironically-named backstreet Buttstraße, yet any entrepreneur knows that hard work needs no glitter. This is where we met Timm Wienberg, co-founder of Pacemo. Read more

What is Haselherz – startup review

Haselherz is a hazelnut spread, made of great ingredients for a vegan and organic result. Read more

Internet Speed – Hamburg ahead of Berlin

In the world of startups, download speed, connectivity, and servers status are key words. Most startups rely on their online presence to attract early customers and many even offer their full services exclusively online. As such, having a strong Internet connectivity and a fast debit is essential. How does Hamburg compare to the rest of Germany and worldwide? Read more

Hamburg Startups and the Airbus Bizlab Christmas Mixer on 08.12.2016

Yesterday was a big day for the Betahaus! They hosted the Weihnachtsmixer (Christmas Mixer) 2016, organized by Hamburg Startups and the Airbus BizLab. Let’s have a quick look at who was there and which startups featured in the mixer! Read more

How Hamburg startups leave out 15% of potential customers

As a startup, growing fast and strong within little time is vital. Investors want to see results, your team needs to be motivated and, even for yourself, a startup growing soundly is a nice experience. Read more

Hamburg Startups: the 2016 retrospective

2016 was not very popular everywhere, on the contrary. But because we do not deal with wars, crises, and idols that passed away too soon, but with the Hamburg startup scene, we allow ourselves to draw our own 2016 wrap-up. Granted, it’s abridged and subjective,but before anything else, we want to finish on a positive note!

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SHHARED – the westernmost co-working space in Hamburg

As the second opus of our tour of the co-working spaces in Hamburg, we visited SHHARED. SHHARED is located in the upcoming western area of Hamburg, Bahrenfeld. Founded in 2014 by London-born Alex Ahom, it has know an incremental success and visibility on the startup scene thanks to its roomy and convivial working environment. Read more