Edition 20/2016
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Conditions in Hamburg are ideal for founders. The “Founders’ Barometer for Hamburg” (Hamburger Gründungsbarometer) by the Chamber of Commerce has 8.5 per cent more business registrations for 2015. Most of the new companies are in the service sector and especially in corporate services as well as in the information and communication sector. An event at the Chamber of Commerce recently illustrated how founders can collaborate based on support from initiatives and institutions.

This news and other topics from Hamburg and its metropolitan region will be featured in this week’s edition of our newsletter. All topics mentioned therein are summaries of news presented in depth on the business platform Hamburg News. You can access the bilingual platform at

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