Berlin is the heart of the German startup landscape. It is the place where most young entrepreneurs and developers start their digital businesses, but the rest of the country is digitising, too.

Discover the new and exciting tech stars in Germany provided by Digital Champion of Germany Gesche Joost.

  • Zalando's mission is to bring clothes and shoes from a range of well-known brands to the customer, as well as a few you’ve yet to discover.
  • Delivery Hero is an online food-ordering service operating in 23 countries.
  • Wooga is a mobile-first game developer. The company develops free-to-play mobile and social games for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets and social networks like Facebook.
  • Researchgate's mission is to connect researchers and make it easy for them to share and access scientific output, knowledge, and expertise. The platform was built by scientists, for scientists.
  • Westwing is an online shop for furniture and interior design.
  • Home24 is an online shop for furniture, lamps and home accessories available in six European countries
  • Kreditech's aim is to make faster, better and more sustainable credit decisions. Customers apply online, mobile or via SMS and receive the funds into their bank account, credit card or at an ATM in under 15 minutes.
  • Soundcloud is a leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere.
  • Trivago is the world’s largest online hotel search where more than 700,000 hotels from over 200 booking sites are compared.
  • 6Wunderkinder is the maker of Wonderlist, which is an app for cloud-based task- project-management. It allows users to manage their tasks from a smartphone, tablet or computer.

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