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All that you need while starting up in this capital city of Germany. ˙ CITY BEAT ˙

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Given the fact that this city has one of the most temperate seasonal climates in the European continent due to its location amongst the plains, it’s quite evident that Berlin has been blessed by nature right from the beginning. But the tremendous growth in the entrepreneurial sector primarily IT and Internet startups over the past couple of years shows that this is a kingdom of passionate and hard-working innovators who are all set to make Berlin one of the best startup hubs of the world in the coming years. From Soundcloud to 6Wunderkinder, ResearchGate to Wooga, Berlin seems to be sowing the seeds of tomorrow’s successful startups each day which has surprisingly sprouted into an enormous number of 5,800 digital companies employing over 62,400 people in Berlin’s digital sector. As Cornelia Yzer has rightly stated in Berlin.de’s Digital Economy Report, Berlin is indeed “a city which promotes innovation and embraces change.” That’s the very reason why we chose to make this neighborhood the center for our second startup guide after New York - Presenting the Berlin City Beat! Read the full post here: http://startups.fm/2014/01/09/berlin-city-beat-the-ultimate-guide-for-those-who-wish-to-startup-in-berlin.html

Transcript of Berlin City Beat - A Handy Guide for Startups in Berlin

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All that you need while starting up in this capital city of Germany.

˙ CITY BEAT ˙

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After the massive success of NYC,now it’s the German capital BERLIN!Yes, time now to bring out the startup culture in the UNESCO ‘City of Design’.

Source: VisitBerlin

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With the HIGHEST LEVEL of Startups per capita in Germany, they are indeed bubbling with innovation! Not to forget the 50% rise in startups since 2008.

12810k INHABITANTS

Source: Europe as a startup hub

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Ranked as one of the top 3 startup ecosystems in the world by Startupbootcamp, Berlin is no doubt on number

as considered by World Bank Groupin terms of “ease of doing business”.

AMONGST 185 COUNTRIES20

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Are you still thinking whether you should build your startup here?

Just to make your thoughts clear

OF ALL NEW

IN BERLINENTREPRENEURS

ARE NOT GERMAN.

Presenting the heart of Europe’s innovation:

Source: Baquia

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Where there are Banks all setto help deserving Startups with

the most crucial element

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MONEY

BBB BürgschaftsbankCommerzbank AG Berliner Bank

Deutsche Bank Existenzgründungsportal

Click to know why

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Startup Incubators and Acceleratorsseem to have geared up to extract allthebeing brewed around!

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INNOVATIVE POTIONS

Rheingau FoundersMCube

HubraumGerman Startups Groups

Berlin Startup AcademyStartbootcamp

YouisnowIQ Consult

Rocket InternetTeam Europe

Click to know why

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You also have someOut-Of-The-Box mentors and

advisors who could give youthose Golden Mantras of

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STARTUP SUCCESS

Weston HankinsBerlin Mentors Paula Marttila

Andrea Sehn Edial Dekker

Click to know why

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If it’s DIGITAL MARKETINGthat you are concerned about,you could easily reach out tothese strategists for someexciting campaigns.

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GlispaAperto Internet Warriors

Dots and Space 3pcKKLD

Click to know why

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WEB DEVELOPERSout here are always eager

to take up challengesand get it DONE!

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Ali HaberfieldPatrick Beser Karl Westin

Gonzalo Garcia Benedict Wallis

Click to know why

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Berlin’s Digital Economy report suggests that IT and Internetstartups receive the most venture capital in all of Germany.

was invested in Berlintech startups in 2012!

€133 MILLION

Coming up next, “Startup Investors in Berlin just for you”.

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doing early stage deals inthis City of New-Business!

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VENTURE FUNDS

Point Nine CapitalEarlyBird BDMI Fund

XLHealth Berlin Venture PartnersHP Ventures

Click to know why

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The Active Individual Angelsare no less in number too!

Andrea SehnLukasz GadowskiEric Wahlforss

If you visit Berlin as a startup,you’ll know how popularthese two Angel Groups are.

MAS Angel FundBusiness Angels Berlin-Brandenburg

Not to forget the saviors for Startups,the MOST FAMOUS “ANGELS”:

Angel Groups and Active Individual Angels

Alex FarcetFelix Petersen

Click to know why

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If you are thinking whetherthere are any Startup Pitch

in Berlin, you wouldbe surprised to see these names

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EVENTS

Next Berlin Berlin Startup Weekend

You Is NowStartbootcamp Berlin Pitch Marathon

Betahaus Thursday BreakfastBerlin Hardware Accelerator

Click to know why

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And to know that more than

happen each year at Berlin addressing digital issues!

400 SPECIAL EVENTS

WHOA!

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From Printing Marketplacesto Tax Experts, this

can be your savior in thosewee hours at work!

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MISCELLANEOUS LIST

Overnight Prints R&Q Management Berlin

G1obalsStartup Berlin RSVP Berlin

Qunit

FBI- Berlin

Aaron’sJR OfficeService

Click to know why

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Berlin also encourages SMEs in their market entry abroad through their Funding and Financing Program in Berlin.

The Berlin Starter Center can help you in doing a lot of the registrations online, thus saving a lot of time.

Those who start businesses as a sideline need to notify the regulatory agency (Ordnungsamt) in the district in which their is based that they are trading.

Master Craftman's Certificate is a prerequisite for entry in the Register of Craftsmen and therefore for a licence to start up in the sector.

Finally, we give you some of the important BUSINESS CERTIFICATIONS

you might require before starting up in Berlin.

This guide from IHK Berlin can give you more details on this.

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BerlinUpBerlin StartupsVenture VillageBerlin Startup MapGruenden-in-BerlinBerlin.deGTAI

If you still think you need to know more about the Berlin Startup Scene, HERE ARE SOME HANDY WEBSITES YOU COULD REFER TO

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That was quite the guide we had for you!

Don’t forget to download it today!

But like last time, we again have ourHANDBOOK FOR STARTUP ENTHUSIASTS IN BERLIN

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She feels that:BERLIN IS CLEARLY BECOMING ONE OF THEMOST DYNAMIC STARTUP HUBS IN EUROPE

Did you know? She has also put up her place on Airbnb for new startups in and around Berlin.

Check it out here.

Time for a big Thank You to

Liva Judic, Director at Merrybubbles.

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