On Monday evening, Markus Frank, the head of the economic department, announced the winners of the Frankfurt Founder’s Prize 2021 via livestream from the Kaisersaal des Römers.

With the first place , the 17-member jury this year, choose the Startup talking hands flipbooks UG . The founders Maria Möller and Laura Mohn completely convinced the jury with their innovative idea of ​​conveying sign language through sign flip books. Communication difficulties between hearing children and children with impaired…


Interxion celebrates the start of construction of the Digital Park Fechenheim and expands its presence in the east of Frankfurt.

Interxion last week laid the foundation stone for its new Digital Park Fechenheim data center campus. After receiving the relevant permits, the global market leader for colocation, together with representatives…


  • aser-induced inertial fusion enables the production of large amounts of safe, CO2-free energy
  • Goal: Development of a high-performance fusion power plant in the coming years
  • Fusion energy as a secure and scalable energy supply of the future with resources available worldwide

The necessary move away from fossil fuels requires new…


Emma — The Sleep Company is launching an accelerator program to help promising projects improving our sleep to achieve success. With the Sleep Innovation Accelerator, Emma is targeting entrepreneurial individuals with new ideas and ambitious growth goals.

With 1.5 million mattresses sold in 2020, Emma is the world´s leading direct-to-consumer…


Christina Rosenberg, long-time CEO of Hermès Germany, and Robert Ermich, founder of DeinHandy and OnTruck, come on board as investors.

WEICH Couture Alpaca, start-up and first European luxury label for exclusive home textiles and accessories made from sustainable alpaca, today announced the successful closing of its seed financing. Besides Peter…


The online shopping market is growing from year to year — and so is parcel shipping.
In 2020, Deutsche Post alone transported over 1.6 billion parcels in Germany! …


Last week AKASOL AG held a ceremony with more than 160 guests in attendance to open its Gigafactory 1, Europe’s largest factory for commercial-vehicle battery systems. The state-of-the-art factory has a production capacity of up to 1 GWh in the first phase of its expansion and will gradually expand to…


Northern Data acquires server systems with some 223,000 GPU’s from Block.one for a total price in the amount of approximately EUR 365 million

  • Northern Data signs an agreement with Block.one covering the acquisition of a 100% interest in Decentric Europe BV for approximately EUR 365 million.
  • Immediate access to the…

The Germany-based startup Recyda raises its first institutional funding with Futury Capital to accelerate its business. With the entire Futury Ecosystem behind them, the team developed their idea, prototyped their solution and now calls multiple big players in the consumer goods industry their clients.

The environmental impact of waste is…


Profitable and fast-growing InsurTech FINLEX wins two well-known investors in an 8 million Euro Series A round to accelerate the company‘s further growth

# The investment interest was very high, and the founders chose the internationally renowned lead investor BlackFin Capital Partners and Segenia Capital as co-investor.

# The Series…

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