• driveMybox's digital platform goes live

    Hamburg-based start-up driveMybox sets up digital booking platform for container lorry transport. Networking ensures more flexibility.
  • Pop-Up Camps making way for campers

    Pitches instead of festivals - Hanseatic start-up launches platform for campsites
  • Three Hamburg-based start-ups among finalists of Digital Pitch

    Die größten Startup-Hotspots aus Berlin, Hamburg, Köln und München organisieren am deutschlandweiten Digitaltag ihr erstes gemeinsames Format – den "Startup-Champs@Digitaltag". Hierfür konnte die Bevölkerung
  • Hamburg's Sympatient secures EUR 1.6 million investment

    The Hamburg-based Sympatient start-up has raised EUR 1.6 million from the IFB Innovationsstarter, the Swiss VC Investiere (Zurich) and several business angels. The e-health company's business model focuses on treating anxiety disorders with virtual reality (VR). The idea emerged from a study at the...

  • Topping out ceremony for Start-up Labs Bahrenfeld innovation centre

    The new innovation centre "Start-up Labs Bahrenfeld" celebrated its topping out ceremony Monday (June 8, 2020) marking the end of the shell construction phase. The entire build is due to be completed in 2021. Then business start-ups, high-tech start-ups in diverse research fields can lease some 2...

  • Hamburg's Sympatient secures EUR 1.6 million for digital therapy

    The Hamburg-based Sympatient has raised EUR 1.6 million in a seed round with the Swiss venture capital Investiere as lead investor contributing EUR 0.7 million, a press release said Thursday (May 28, 2020). The round was joined by Investitions- und Förderbank Hamburg IFB and business angels.

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  • Phoenix Reality: Into the future with Mixed Reality

    Phoenix Reality moved into the Kreativspeicher M28 in Hamburg’s Speicherstadt in December. The location is optimal for the new start-up, as its new neighbours – Virtual Reality Head Quarters (VRHQ) and several other technology start-ups – will be able to smooth the path to the market as network...

  • Bio-Lutions prefers plant residues to plastic

    Time is almost up for disposable plastic products. In late October, EU member states voted at ambassadorial level for a ban after the European Parliament had earlier come out in favour. This shift will certainly enjoy the support of Eduardo Gordillo, whose start-up Bio-Lutions is offering an...

  • Good marks for Hamburg's start-up scene

    Founders in Hamburg are confident about the future and seek to more than triple their turnover and seize foreign markets, according to figures presented Wednesday (March 4, 2020) by PwC and Hamburg Invest. However, founders are having difficulties finding affordable office space, qualified personnel...

  • HIN network of investors gathering speed in Hamburg

    The Hamburgische Investitions- und Förderbank (IFB) has launched the Hamburger-Investoren-Netzwerk (HIN) to build bridges between start-ups seeking capital, business angels and venture capital investors. The IFB Hamburg provided over 60 innovative start-ups and commercial projects with more than EUR...