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Here is "This Month in German Startups" - as a video podcast to keep you up to date with the German startup scene. Learn more about us at www.startuprad.io

German Startup News (Video) Jörn "Joe" Menninger

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Here is "This Month in German Startups" - as a video podcast to keep you up to date with the German startup scene. Learn more about us at www.startuprad.io

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    This Month in German Startups - June 2020

    This Month in German Startups - June 2020

    This Month in German Startups - June 2020IntroToday we are going to talk about German startups, in the process of producing vaccines for Covid19, the potential accounting fraud at Wirecard, startups in Frankfurt, Munich, Cologne and Berlin, and the 110th Birthday of Konrad Zuse, the inventor of the modern-day computer.
    Welcome to this month in German Startups by Startuprad.io - in a transatlantic news recording with Chris in New York City.
    Reach out to usOur audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA Find the hosts here:Jörn “Joe” Menninger joe@startuprad.io / Twitter  / LinkedIn / Video Interview (2018)Christian “Chris” Fahrenbach chris@startuprad.io / Twitter / Homepage / Video Interview (2018)PatreonIf you like our podcast, consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/startupradio
     EnablerThis recording was made possible by (Hessen Trade and Invest). Learn more about our enabler here: https://www.invest-in-hessen.com/
     
    Find all options to subscribe here: 
    💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - Audio onlyiTunes https://apple.co/2Z17bflDeezer http://bit.ly/2Qbh1rlTuneIn http://bit.ly/2M8vpznStitcher http://bit.ly/34xTANO💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - VideoiTunes https://apple.co/2M8ZxKJThe Video Interview is set to go live on Thursday, June 25th 2020https://youtu.be/xRNMoOSm28Y
     
    The Audio Interview is set to go live on June 30th, 2020The Audio Podcast will be published next week. Subscribe to our podcasts here
     Housekeeping - Time to brag Now it is official, Startuprad.io passed several milestones. 
    We reached more than 200.000 subscribers for our podcasts alone! 206.014 as of today! We count subscribers, who return at least once in 7 days to our RSS feed over 90 days.We managed to score more than 1.000 days in podcast charts (iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and Chartable), actually, we made 1.026 days so far. https://www.startuprad.io/blog/startuprad-io-ranked-now-in-33-countries-and-1-000-days-in-podcast-charts/We now scored with PR China, Croatia, and Singapore in three more countries and now we made it in 33 countries in their respective podcast charts. We are also a steady member of chartable.com’s science and tech podcast charts, for the US as well as globally. https://www.startuprad.io/blog/startuprad-io-ranked-now-in-33-countries-and-1-000-days-in-podcast-charts/And again we have several interviews and blog posts for you. We will also have on July 1st our first live stream after corona. https://www.meetup.com/Startup-Couch-TV-Talks/events/271395382/
     Coronavirus / Covid19 80% of Berlin-based startups see their very existence threatened by the coronavirus https://buff.ly/2UYMi3P CureVac is the first German biotech to receive a direct investment from the German government, an astonishing 300 mn Euros. The reason behind this is the Trump administration. You can learn in our blogpost how the story unfolded https://www.startuprad.io/blog/germanys-hope-for-coronavirus-vaccine-and-how-they-got-a-300-mn-euros-government-investment/Mainz-based BioNTech (we talk about them frequently) is the first company in Germany to start human trials for a Coronavirus vaccine: https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/pfizer_and_biontech_dose_first_participants_in_the_u_s_as_part_of_global_covid_19_mrna_vaccine_development_program  Wirecard - This month’s top news in GermanyIntroWirecard is a company processing payments. The company works as an intermediary and guarantor between buyers and sellers and takes a commission on all transactions. They have about 5,000 employees and actually replaced Commerzbank (we will talk about them later) in DAX 30 (Germany's equivalen...

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    News Wrap-up developing Wirecard story

    News Wrap-up developing Wirecard story

    Find all further Links and show notes on our blog post: https://www.startuprad.io/blog/news-wrap-up-developing-wirecard-story/ 

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    This Month in German Startups - May 2020

    This Month in German Startups - May 2020

    This Month in German Startups - May 2020If you are new to our podcast(s), we are wrapping up the startup news of the German-speaking area in a monthly recording from Frankfurt and New York. Have a look at our website www.startuprad.io or www.startup.radio and you will find all the links to our recordings and the articles we are quoting from there. Some of the source articles are in English, some are in German.
     
    Reach out to usOur audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA Find the hosts here:Jörn “Joe” Menninger joe@startuprad.io / Twitter  / LinkedIn / Video Interview (2018)Christian “Chris” Fahrenbach chris@startuprad.io / Twitter / Homepage / Video Interview (2018)PatreonIf you like our podcast, consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/startupradio
    EnablerThis recording was made possible by (Hessen Trade and Invest). Learn more about our enabler here: https://www.invest-in-hessen.com/
    Together with our enabler, we are running a podcast called “Tech Startups Germany”, which will focus on startups at a Serie A stage or even more mature. You will also find all the videos we produce for this podcast on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/startupradio. This podcast is available directly on our device as an audio and video podcast. Yes, Startuprad.io makes the first downloadable video podcast. Find all options to subscribe here: 
    💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - Audio onlyiTunes https://apple.co/2Z17bflDeezer http://bit.ly/2Qbh1rlTuneIn http://bit.ly/2M8vpznStitcher http://bit.ly/34xTANO💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - VideoiTunes https://apple.co/2M8ZxKJVideo Recording - YouTube (the video will premiere on Thursday, May 28th 19.00 CET / 1 pm Eastern)https://youtu.be/Yu_rojiz9mw 
     Housekeeping - Time to brag The current situation looks a bit better, so we feel ok with a tiny bit of bragging :-) We made it in Russia's Apple Tech Podcast Charts (up to #121) and PR China Apple Tech Podcast Charts (up to #485). This gets the total to 30 countries!  We are also now on Patreon. If you like your podcast, become a patron! (www.patreon.com/startupradio)We published again some cool interviews, where we wanted to highlight especially this month’s interview with IDA, where we talk to the CEO and Co-Founder Hamedo Ayadi of Intelligence Data Analytics. At the start of the coronavirus outbreak, 70% of their employees worked related to aviation, which was completely stopped by one phone call. He tells the story of how they changed strategy fast to survive: https://www.startuprad.io/interviews/ida-pivoted-fast-during-corona-before-70-of-their-employees-worked-with-aviation-companies/ Coronavirus / Covid19German government approves the corona aid package for startups. A two billion fund will add to private funding from the package (30% private, 70% public) this is called „Corona-Matching-Fazilität“ (CMF). The package was put together quite fast since the first announcement has been in mid-April. https://buff.ly/2zFr4jL There will be another pillar, called “Startup-Schutzschild” (startup shield), which will assist the instruments of Germany’s 16 states for startups, who have no backing by investors yet. Related we found news about two of the measures of single states: Bavaria: LfA sets up a new loan program for small and very small enterprises - Munich Startup https://buff.ly/3c3MBkp Hamburg: They call their program InnoStartup - Hamburg Startups https://buff.ly/2zPOLpp (some more information in the Hamburg Hub section)Corona cases in Amazon logistics center in Winsen, Germany: Verdi demands to close the location https://buff.ly/3dipDGbGerman unicorns like...

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    This Month in German Startups - April 2020

    This Month in German Startups - April 2020

    This Month in German Startups - April 2020 
    If you are new to our podcast(s), we are wrapping up the startup news of the German-speaking area in a monthly recording from Frankfurt and New York. Have a look at our website www.startuprad.io or www.startup.radio and you will find all the links to our recordings and the articles we are quoting from there. Some of the source articles are in English, some are in German.
     
    Reach out to us, here is our audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA 
     
    Find the hosts here:
    Jörn “Joe” Menninger joe@startuprad.io / Twitter  / LinkedIn / Video Interview (2018)
    Chris Fahrenbach chris@startuprad.io / Twitter / Homepage / Video Interview (2018)
     
    EnablerThis recording was made possible by (Hessen Trade and Invest). Learn more about our enabler here: https://www.invest-in-hessen.com/
     
    Together with our enabler we are running a podcast called “Tech Startups Germany”, which will focus on startups at a Serie A stage or even more mature. You will also find all the videos we produce for this podcast on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/startupradio. This podcast is available directly on our device as audio and video podcast, yes, Startuprad.io makes the first downloadable video podcast. Find all options to subscribe here: 
    💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - Audio onlyiTunes https://apple.co/2Z17bflDeezer http://bit.ly/2Qbh1rlTuneIn http://bit.ly/2M8vpznStitcher http://bit.ly/34xTANO💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - VideoiTunes https://apple.co/2M8ZxKJ 
     
    Housekeeping - Time to bragA tiny bit of hope is back, so we do a bit a of bragging again:
    Wow, the days around Easter have been AMAZING for Startuprad.io. We retained our position in Chartable's Global Top 100 Technology and Global Top 100 Science Charts, but we also entered the iTunes Technology Charts in Vietnam for the first time. Again in the US and UK welcomed us to their Apple Technology Podcast Charts again in the Top 200 https://twitter.com/startuprad_io/status/1252523750123352066
     
    You can subscribe to Startuprad.io here:
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    💢 Fintech Germany by Startuprad.io iTunes: http://apple.co/2lLRlpG Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2m8HWsb💢 Security Sutra by Startuprad.ioiTunes: https://apple.co/2K0qLlHSpotify: https://spoti.fi/33rrlAD💢 Deeptech GermanyiTunes: https://apple.co/2oWO3Sl Spotify https://spoti.fi/2qucve8💢 Blockchain GermanyiTunes: https://apple.co/2O2jwLxSpotify https://spoti.fi/2qucve8German Startup News (Video)iTunes https://apple.co/3agUim9 German Startup News (Audio)iTunes https://apple.co/2Jg2fMw Spotify https://spoti.fi/2UeZ3ah  
    Housekeeping - tracking startups we interviewed 
    InvestSuite snaps up €2 million to grow its investment tools for banks and brokers https://buff.ly/3dQLGoy 
    Learn more about them in the Startuprad.io interview here: https://buff.ly/2X960cG  (the interview was published on 18th of December 2018)
     
    The video will go live on Thursday, April 30th, 19.00 CEThttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpGddRwUqoo
     
    Coronavirus / Covid19__________________
    We are working with Startup Genome to quantify the impact of the crisis on startups and push for adapted policy action now. They’re doing it all over the world so they’ll be able to prove how good policy action is saving startups—and lack of policy is disastrous.
    If you had an ongoing startup before the crisis, please take 5 min. to contribute right now: 
    If you since had to close it ...

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    This Month in German Startups - March 2020

    This Month in German Startups - March 2020

    This Month in German Startups - March 2020If you are new to our podcast(s), we are wrapping up the startup news of the German-speaking area in a monthly recording from Frankfurt and New York. Have a look at our website www.startuprad.io or www.startup.radio and you will find all the links to our recordings and the articles we are quoting from there. Some of the source articles are in English, some are in German.
     
    FeedbackReach out to us, here is our audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA 
     
    Find the hosts here:Jörn “Joe” Menninger joe@startuprad.io / Twitter  / LinkedIn / Video Interview (2018)
    Chris Fahrenbach chris@startuprad.io / Twitter / Homepage / Video Interview (2018)
    Note that Chris decided to stay in New York to be able to report from there, which is the epicenter of the US corona outbrake! Thank you for that!
    EnablerThis recording was made possible by (Hessen Trade and Invest). Learn more about our enabler here: https://www.invest-in-hessen.com/
    Together with our enabler, we are running a podcast called “Tech Startups Germany”, which will focus on startups at a Serie A stage or even more mature. You will also find all the videos we produce for this podcast on our YouTube channel www.youtube.com/startupradio. This podcast is available directly on our device as audio and video podcast, yes, Startuprad.io makes the first downloadable video podcast. Find all options to subscribe here: 
    💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - Audio onlyiTunes https://apple.co/2Z17bflDeezer http://bit.ly/2Qbh1rlTuneIn http://bit.ly/2M8vpznStitcher http://bit.ly/34xTANO💢 Tech Startups Germany by Startuprad.io - VideoiTunes https://apple.co/2M8ZxKJ______________________________________
    Our affiliate partners:Startup in need of a bank account? Try our partner Penta http://bit.ly/3bdHX3d
    Looking for a bank account to shift between crypto and fiat? Try our partner Bitwala: http://bit.ly/2w01Zye
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    ______________________________________HousekeepingNo bragging this time.
    Now there is
    💢 Fintech Germany by Startuprad.io iTunes: http://apple.co/2lLRlpG Spotify: http://spoti.fi/2m8HWsb💢 Security Sutra by Startuprad.ioiTunes: https://apple.co/2K0qLlHSpotify: https://spoti.fi/33rrlAD💢 Deeptech GermanyiTunes: https://apple.co/2oWO3Sl Spotify https://spoti.fi/2qucve8💢 Blockchain GermanyiTunes: https://apple.co/2O2jwLxSpotify https://spoti.fi/2qucve8German Startup News (Video)iTunes https://apple.co/3agUim9 German Startup News (Audio)iTunes https://apple.co/2Jg2fMw Spotify https://spoti.fi/2UeZ3ah  
    Coronavirus / Covid19We will bring you weekly short updates, called Corona Flash. This is meant to keep you updated on the most recent developments, relevant for startups.
     
    German Government in Talks With Startups on Survival Package - Bloomberg https://buff.ly/2vB6zmu
    Related 
    Covid19 response by the German Government
    50 bn € aid for freelancers and SMEs
    400 bn € guarantees and 100 bn € for equity stakes
    100 bn € for liquidity aid via KfW
    DER SPIEGEL https://buff.ly/3bnrc54 
     
     Important Knowledge Sources for Startups on Covid19 and policy responsesSARS-CoV-2/COVID-19: Collected Best Practices of the German Startup Scene - German Startups Association - The only English source we could find:
    They launched a specific website”The Startup Corona Handbook” https://buff.ly/2J...

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    This Month in German Startups - Covid19 Flash - Changes to Insolvencis in Germany

    This Month in German Startups - Covid19 Flash - Changes to Insolvencis in Germany

    Covid 19 Coverage of Startuprad.io 
    Our affiliate partners:Startup in need of a bank account? Try our partner Penta http://bit.ly/3bdHX3d
    Looking for a bank account to shift between crypto and fiat? Try our partner Bitwala: http://bit.ly/2w01Zye
    Need office space? Co-Working at WeWork https://we.co/2GYbxvS
    Need something done fast? SEO / Graphics / Sounds / Transcript look at Fiverr: http://bit.ly/2S0f2YF
    You can listen to many of the books from our recommendations with an audible subscription: https://amzn.to/2pGzseh
     
    WelcomeWelcome to the 2nd episode of our special covid19 coverage for the German startup scene. This is a special issue with an attorney at law Tim, focusing on special legislation in Germany for the shutdown of public life and the consequences for a business. 
    Our GuestTim Wullbrandt (Attorney at Law) http://www.wullbrandt-rechtsanwaelte.de/heidelberg-based-law-firm-experienced-attorneys-for-criminal-defense-family-law-insolvency-law-in-germany/ 
    Article by Tim (German) about the new legal rules:
    Neue Gesetze wegen Corona-Krise - was ändert sich? https://buff.ly/2xltPp4 
     
    Our ScopeEverything we discuss here only holds true in GERMANY since Startuprad.io is focused here. The rules, laws, and regulations do not apply anywhere else. 
     
    Give us FeedbackReach out to us, here is our audience survey, to give us feedback, suggest topics, interview partners or just to say “Hallo!” https://forms.gle/mLV6mVKwGwKuut8BA 
     
    Find the host here:
    Jörn “Joe” Menninger joe@startuprad.io / Twitter  / LinkedIn / Video Interview (2018)
     
    Keep in mind, there are many people out there looking for help AND THERE WILL BE SCAMMERS, so validate your sources, start from associations and government pages. Be wary of potential scams. 
    There is an explicit warning on the official portal for insolvency filings in Germany - Insolvenzbekanntmachungen https://buff.ly/2J7RM62 
    Normal insolvency filings and proceedingsReasons for insolvencyInsolvency / IlliquidityImminent illiquidity (time frame unclear)Overextension, you have more depth than assets Insolvency applicationExamination of applicationOpening of insolvency proceedings 
    Upfront tax payments / prepaid taxes https://www.sapling.com/8419090/prepaid-taxes 
    Shareholder loans https://www.financierworldwide.com/shareholder-loans-under-german-insolvency-law#.Xno2T4hKhhE 
     
    Special about this situation with Covid19, as of March 2020Here is the link to the current bill/draft law on the homepage of the German Federal Ministry of Justice https://www.bmjv.de/SharedDocs/Gesetzgebungsverfahren/DE/FH_AbmilderungFolgenCovid-19.html
    Content:
    Under certain conditions, there is no obligation to file for insolvency until September 30th, 2020. 
    There is a restriction for termination of rental contracts (think offices)
    There is also relaxation for decision making for legal entities 
    ⇒ Talk to your lawyer about it!
     
    The Video Interview (published March 24th)https://youtu.be/0vnA4SoSADc
     
    Top Book Picks by 28-year-old serial entrepreneur Peter (AL)Principles by Ray Dalio https://amzn.to/38ZgmB7
    The man who solved the market https://amzn.to/2SZ6Jgw
    What You Do Is Who You Are: How to Create Your Business Culture https://amzn.to/2SYi00x
    The little prince https://amzn.to/3c6hWDm
    Friedrich Nietzsche’s Books:
    Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One is https://amzn.to/2HSuAYDThus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None https://amzn.to/37W2qGLHerman Hesse’s Books
    Siddhartha https://amzn.to/2PpJzO3Steppenwolf https://amzn.to/32pSPqI Further readings and helpful linksThis is the only reliable English source we could find so far: SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19: Collected Best Practices of the German Startup Scene - German Startups AssociationThey launched ...

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