Interview with Mona Szyperski and Anna Domascan from Women TechMakers

2018-07-10T16:31:10+00:00 July 10th, 2018|

Diversity and gender representation in the field of tech is a hot topic, and it has been for some time. Headlines about tech being an all-white male club have been well documented over the years, the ratio of men against women still currently hovering around 80/20. With the ever-growing influence of tech in all

CEO Insights with Nick Jue, CEO from ING DiBa

2018-06-28T17:02:29+00:00 June 28th, 2018|

In our first ever edition of CEO Insights, TechQuartier sat down with Nick Jue, CEO of ING DiBa, to discuss subjects such as his view of future banking, startup collaborations, agile work environments, and leadership. Before becoming CEO of ING DiBa, his professional career began as head of Marketing at Postbank. He moved to Belgium

The Five Step Process to Build a Corporate Innovation Ecosystem

2018-06-17T17:13:25+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

When it comes to corporate innovation, most companies believe that pouring money into the R&D department is the way to go. However, this is not the right approach. In their book “The Corporate Startup”, Tendayi Viki, Dan Toma and Esther Gons discuss why innovation in established companies fail and the right approach to tackle innovation.

Frankfurt startups conquer the Top 10 of the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2018

2018-06-12T12:23:33+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The much-anticipated yearly report from Startup Genome was released today and positions Frankfurt as a leader according to multiple categories. Among the indicators where Frankfurt ranked favourably, the early-stage funding per startup (21st), the sense of community (7th) and global connections happening locally (top 5 globally). Frankfurt, Hesse, April 17, 2018 – Released at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in

Global trends and other key findings from the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

2018-06-12T12:23:12+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2018: Key Findings Startup Genome works to increase the success rate of startups and improve the performance of startup ecosystems across more than 30 countries. We advise leaders of innovation ministries, agencies and organizations supporting startups.   The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 is the world’s most comprehensive startup

It Takes a Region to Raise a Startup – Interview with Fabian Karau

2018-06-12T12:22:39+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

One thing that comes across when talking with Fabian Karau, it is his passion. He makes it clear from the beginning of our conversation : this project is born purely out of love for the startup community. Here is the idea : a poster where all key players, namely startups, corporates, universities, accelerators, along with

Welcome to TechObserver!

2018-04-17T13:13:45+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

IT'S ALIIIIIVE! Today, we are extremely proud to be launching TechObserver, a platform dedicated to the Frankfurt Rhine Main ecosystem (and its wonderful community!). Now one might say, what value can yet another ''platform'' bring. We hear you! There are already multiple ressources and channels for the local community to find out about upcoming events

New! Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018

2018-06-12T12:23:19+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network Launch the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2018 Insights from thousands of founders about what drives startup success and helps ecosystems grow and thrive Istanbul, April 17, 2018 — What technology sub-sectors hold the most promise for economic growth? How much local networking should startup founders do in their

Global Partnership Forms to Study Vibrant Frankfurt Startup Ecosystem and Identify Growth Drivers

2018-07-03T09:46:54+00:00 February 17th, 2018|

Frankfurt (March 12th 2018) — In a unique global partnership, a 28-year-old Chinese serial entrepreneur, Startup Genome, Goethe University, and TechQuartier have come together to identify key factors in the success and growth of startup ecosystems. The project will focus on the fast-growing startup ecosystem in Frankfurt, Germany, and will generate findings that can be applied to