New Member Highlight: Berlin Business

Future technologies from ideas to innovative products

Berlin provides unique conditions for innovation and growth with its high concentration of excellent universities, research facilities, top international talent, and creative spirit. When you think of Germany’s capital region, think of its strong industry clusters Healthcare, ICT|Media|Creative Industries, Transport|Mobility|Logistics, Energy Technologies, Photonics, Manufacturing and Service Industries. Innovative products for the global markets of the future are being created across Berlin’s sectors and in close partnership with the players along the entire value chain.
Berlin is truly on the forefront of the digital revolution and Germany’s start-up scene with approximately 500 new tech startups per year. Entrepreneurs from around the world flock to Berlin to take advantage of its successful infrastructure for financing and funding, numerous incubators, accelerators and coworking spaces. VCs invested 2.6 billion euros in Berlin in 2018, making it the European leader for investments in startups such as Zalando, Home24, rent24 or N26. The location provides optimal conditions for creative people who want to change the world!
The Berlin Business office opened its doors in NYC on September 17, 2019 to become a larger part of the U.S. business and tech community. U.S. companies expanding to Europe should know that in 2018, Berlin experienced 3.1% economic growth compared to 2% in the rest of the country. With its population of 3.7 million, Berlin stands out as an attractive destination for globally ambitious companies and investors. And since 43% of company founders are foreign, the business language is English.
For information on Berlin’s strategic advantages, please contact Kristina L. García, Managing Director, Berlin Business Office at Tel: + 1 646 537 7660 or kgarcia@berlinbusiness.us.