Lena Gercke: She is now fully focused on starting a company

ONEWhen former model Lena Gercke announced a few weeks ago that she was quitting as a presenter on “The Voice of Germany”, articles in celebrity magazines circulated. She would prefer to focus on another project that only a few fans have had on screen so far – her own start-up. Under the name Leger, Gercke … Read more

Start-ups from India outnumber Germany

Asia Technonomics In the weekly column we write alternately about innovation and economic trends in Asia. (Photo: Klawe Rzeczy) Bangkok In India’s fledgling scene, things are happening in tandem: As of Wednesday, the defining number is 29. So many so-called unicorns – that is, start-ups with a market value of over one billion dollars – … Read more

Drones: Investors queue for Wingcopter start-up

Τom Plummer is noticeably excited. It’s Thursday afternoon in mid-June and the founder of the Wingcopter drone startup has just returned from the notary. The documents he signed there make him proud, he says. It received 38 million euros ($ 42 million) from investors for its launch. And this at a time when it is … Read more

Wingcopter: Investors queue for this drone launch

Τom Plummer is noticeably excited. It’s Thursday afternoon in mid-June and the founder of the Wingcopter drone startup has just returned from the notary. The documents he signed there make him proud, he says. It received 38 million euros ($ 42 million) from investors for its launch. And this at a time when it is … Read more

Less food thrown away: the software calculates the daily needs of bakers

siresellin, cheese rolls and cakes. Many of the items not sold in the bakery during the day end up in the bin at night. In numbers, according to the environmental organization WWF, this was 1.7 million tons of pastries, but the latest research dates back to 2015. These are often products that are actually still … Read more

The lion’s den: Waterdrop is DHDL’s most successful start

boot scene water drop After 10 seasons – This is the most successful start-up from “The Lion’s Den” Published on 02/11/2022 | Reading time: 3 minutes Founders of The Waterdrop: Martin Murray, Christoph Hermann and Henry Murray. (from left to right) Source: Waterdrop You can listen to our WELT podcasts here In order for the … Read more

Start-up Tindle: Vegan chicken from soy and wheat

HeyTimo Recker’s success story begins somewhat paradoxically: The businessman grew up in a village in Lower Saxony. His family has had a meat business with 100 employees for more than 50 years. Recker was supposed to continue the company in the next generation, but his father rejected him. “I did not identify with the company … Read more

Start-up Dearest: Couple therapy through application is supposed to save relationships

boot scene Startup Dearest This is how application therapy couples are supposed to save relationships Published on 26/01/2022 | Reading time: 4 minutes Katharina Wäschenbach founded Dearest in 2021 Source: Dearest You can listen to our WELT podcasts here In order for the embedded content to be displayed, your revoked consent for the transmission and … Read more

Gorillas, Klarna and Co .: This is why start-ups lay off so many employees

boot scene mass redundancies After the record year – that’s why gorillas and co. so many employees are resigning Status: 09:11 a.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes The start-ups will be more empty in the coming weeks Source: Getty Images / Luis Alvarez Gorillas, Klarna and Co .: Several start-ups have cut a significant portion … Read more

Imitation leather: This new material is said to be the best alternative

boot scene Startup Lovr Vegan, recyclable, soft leather – this material is intended to enhance artificial leather Status: 12:38 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Lovr’s founding team: Montgomery Wagner, Lucas Fuhrmann and Julian Mushövel (left to right) Source: LOVR / Revoltech You can listen to our WELT podcasts here The display of embedded content … Read more