Digitalisation gaining pace amid the corona crisis. Yet, working from home places demands on many entrepreneurs. But for Maren and Matthias Wagener, who are members of Hamburg’s delegation to the South by Southwest festival, home or boat office is natural. A few years ago, the couple swopped their office in Hamburg for a catamaran, which is now both their office and home. Their digital company, Vast Forward, and all the employees work remotely. Maren and Matthias explain how this works:
The German delegation including Hamburg Marketing, Hamburg Invest and the private initiative Hamburg Startups, remains undeterred by the cancellation of the 2020 South by Southwest festival.
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