Browsing All posts tagged under »hype«

Once upon a time there was a small Start-Up called Facebook…

February 4, 2012 by


…which filed IPO this week. And I am still asking myself how such a young company – it has only been 8 years since it was founded! – Can be worth so much money! I found a nice explanation on Slate saying that the difference of Facebook and Google and amazon is simple: “What’s different […]


January 10, 2012 by


It’s Monday, 12:10. Place of action: the HWR canteen. While some protagonists seem to have the usual weekend jetlag you can catch other more resolute individuals on the run to their next classes, getting their caffeine shot to get ready for their next shot of curriculum. I could continue categorizing by comparing their styles of […]

What’s next?

January 2, 2012 by


That’s not only an important question for the eurozone and the banking sector but also for businesses. In this wild jungle of overwhelming information it’s almost impossible to keep an overview. According to Amit Shafrir from TechCrunch you should not only have Silicon Valley in mind as a source of startups but also Europe symbolized by […]

Technology spoiling Business – Achievements of 2011

January 2, 2012 by


Of course every agone year needs a review. In this post I want to identify some major technological achievements spoiling the startup scene even more this year. According to gruenderszene the most important technologies spoiling the entrepreneurial activity in 2011 were: –       The progression of the cloud –       The enhancement of hardware –       High-speed mobile […]

„The Place to be“

November 23, 2011 by


If you ask Venture Village Berlin most definitely is the place to be for ambitious entrepreneurs. But what actually lies behind the façade of our energetic, creative and promising capital? What’s in it for us?

“arm aber sexy”

November 21, 2011 by


In early 2000 Berlin’s major Klaus Wowereit claimed Berlin to be poor but sexy which almost all bloggers and entrepreneurs regard as being one of the main reasons of Berlin’s allurement but poorness usually doesn’t attract entrepreneurs. So what is behind that?

Berlin Berlin – tracking down a hype.

November 20, 2011 by


On his blog on  Martin Weigert examines when the hype about Berlin started. His focus lies on the current state of Berlin, which he insists is comparable with Silicon Valley. He sees proof for his thesis in the immense media attention towards the capital and takes his readers back to something that might even […]