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4 Berlin supplies the world Europe‘s Capital for founders & investors The food delivery service Delivery Hero was founded in 2011 by a handful of young men. Today, the 700 employees in the Berlin headquarters oversee businesses in 34 countries. Four food orders per second are processed there. All to-dos taken care of With their to-do list app Wunderlist for smartphones, 6Wunderkinder have written their own success story. The app has already been downloaded almost 13 million times. Microsoft took over the startup in 2015 for more than 100 million euros. Photos: Stephan Deutsch for the Rainmaking Loft, companies Fashion for Europe The online fashion shop Zalando was founded in 2008 as a small startup. At that time, the founders were still packing the shoes themselves in their own cellar. Today, the company generates turnover of 2.2 billion and has around 9,400 employees. Berlin London Investment in startups in national and international comparison European city comparison: Berlin and London at the top in 2015 Venture capital in millions of euro Top 30 German startups according to company valuation Stockholm Paris Hamburg Munich Zurich 2,145 1,773 992 687 296 206 135

Business Metropolis – Impulses 5 B erlin is the startup center of Europe. Innovative entrepreneurs from all over the world make their way to the German capital. These creative heads turn their visions into successful business ideas and in this way form a dynamic new small and middle-sized enterprise (SME) sector. A rapid development: 4.7 companies are founded every hour in the city on average. According to a study by the KMPG auditing company, 31.1 % of all German startups are now in Berlin. employees – in the rest of Germany this figure is on average 35 % less. The consultancy firm McKinsey has predicted up to 100,000 new jobs through startups in Berlin by the year 2020, 40,000 of these in the digital industry. The Investitionsbank Berlin predicts that 270,000 new jobs will be created in the next 15 years through digital transformation. A fountain of youth for the employment market with modern jobs in future industries. and initiatives such as the Berlin Startup Unit and an effectively networked ecosystem help to transform Berlin into an economic location of the future. Taking advantage of the upwind. The transformation of Berlin due to the fall of the wall, from a divided city to a magnet for young entrepreneurs from all over the world, is unparalleled but easy to explain. Startups find in the city a Europe‘s number one. The federal capital has also long since taken the lead in Europe. This has been recognized not only by the founders but also by investors in particular. According to a study by Ernst & Young, in 2015 Berlin could for the first time pull in more venture capital (with 2.145 billion euros) than London (with 1.773 billion euros). All economic experts are predicting further growth. Ideas create jobs. Dynamic startups and top-level investors are also successfully stimulating the job engine in the city. The young companies employ an average of 28 100,000 new jobs will be created by the year 2020 through startups Shaping the future. Startups are powerhouses for ideas, set impulses for the economy and society, and enrich our everyday life through innovation and creativity. But even established companies can benefit from the bubbling ideas, business models and problem solutions. Lively exchange through incubators modern, well-developed network of many key technologies. Diversity of research, healthcare and creative industries, transport and energy technology, and the service industry have provided an important upwind. It is this interlocking of business, science, and the finance industry that has made sustainable growth possible. Number of startups Origin of employees Berlin Sources: Start-up-Barometer Deutschland, Deutscher Startup Monitor VC Financing 31% 1 1,800 startups in Berlin represent 31 % of all German startups. 21 % 13 % 12 % Germany 9 % With 30 %, the proportion of VCfinanced startups in Berlin is the highest. 30 % 20 % EU countries Non-EU countries 1,800 startups in Berlin With a proportion of 33 % foreign employees, Berlin startups are the most international. In comparison to: Germany: 20 %

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