With its 3.7 million inhabitants, the German capital has undergone a fantastic development in the last decade. The city’s famous creativity and outstanding research landscape have been complemented by considerable economic power. Berlin has become a magnet for talent from all over the world and the birthplace and home of a constantly growing number of technology companies.
Around 30% of all German start-ups are based in Berlin. The city’s share of total VC financing in Germany over the last years has been between 50 and 70%. Berlin offers lots of support both to start-ups and innovative SMEs. The excellent research facilities, innovation hubs of many international corporations as well as investors all form an extremely productive ecosystem.