• Two investors for early-stage financing will support the Northern German start-up Sashay GmbH. MBGSchleswig-Holstein and the Innovation Starter Fund Hamburg will fund the development and launch of the motorised surfboard “Lampuga”.

    A New Wave Of Surfing 

    Lampuga means surfing without a sail...

  • Early 2018 saw Inferno Ragazzi launch on the stationary market and open its first store in Hamburg’s Schanzenviertel sporting cheerful surf fashion. The neon pink façade and the motto:“Give customers and community a good time, be open and get the best out of every day,” was soon attracting a flow of...

  • No second hand, no ticking sound, just minimalist design: the slow watch kills today’s stress by purism. The new watch is the brainchild of four young entrepreneurs, who founded the Hamburg startup Blackboard and have been selling the iconic watch online since 2013. Meanwhile, some 10,000 wrist...

  • Bio-Lutions International AG, the Hamburg-based manufacturer of ecological packaging and disposable tableware made from agricultural waste, has secure EUR 8.3 million in a Series A financing round. Key investors are Delivery Hero SE and Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG)...

  • The Hamburg-based Talocasa GmbH, which hosts the “Hausgold” platform, doubled its turnover last year and brokered property worth over EUR 4 billion, a press release said Thursday (February 6, 2020). The digital property platform links up over 3,000 property agents. The proptech is expecting...

  • Hamburg Invest’s versatile Startup-Unit Hamburg has been in operation since early 2018. Hamburg News talks to Veronika Reichboth, Manager. 

    Hamburg News: Hamburg Invest’s new Startup-Unit launched earlier this year. What is the objective of the unit?

    Veronika Reichboth: The Startup-Unit came...

  • Original online games, useful apps, digital file sharing – clever and promising business ideas abound in Hamburg. But an overview of who is founding, when and what is difficult to obtain. A new initiative – the Hamburg Startups – aims to change this by making the Hamburg start-up scene more visible...

  • Foodguide praises "good collaboration with 'lion' Maschmeyer" Hamburg start-up won over investor in 2017- Hamburg News reports on developments
  • Foldable PowderBuddy drone saves skiiers' lives Hamburg's Bluebird Mountain developing new, simpler avalanche technology
  • Hamburg startup Exporo secures EUR 43 million Digital property investments to go towards platform and expansion