Good reads – our curated news review of the month August 2020

Aug 17, 2020
Good reads - August 2020

More courage, more startup thinking, more opportunities: our August highlights revolve around the topic of entrepreneurship. And a new animal in the world of business - are you familiar with the zebra movement?

Here we go:

Alex von Frankenberg, Managing Director of High-Tech Gründerfonds, calls for more innovation in his guest article. Because: "Those who have invested in new ideas despite the difficult situation have emerged stronger from past crises". Startup thinking helps. (German article)


The Corona pandemic has completely shaken up the economy and society worldwide. This has also created opportunities for innovation in many sectors, especially in the technology and finance sectors.

The principle of unicorns is well known - unicorns are startups with a market value of over one billion US dollars. Inas Nureldin, on the other hand, represents the zebra movement with his startup Tomorrow Bank. His approach: Together with his team he wants to solve a problem in order to make the world a better place, at least a little bit. (German article)

Networks are important, especially at the moment. Because together we are known to be stronger. A plea for strong communities - and an encouragement for new approaches to using and expanding them (article in English)

Successful digital companies often emerge from times of crisis. The financial crisis of 2008/2009 already showed this, and Covid-19 is also providing a push here. Around 300 tech companies have been founded in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemic - more than in the same period last year. (German article)


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