The Differences Between the Start-Up Communities in Berlin and Cologne
Transcript Tim Schumacher: For better or worse, there is more of an aggressiveness in Berlin… I’m not an investor, so this is only a perception-I could be wrong. But if I compare the start-up community in Cologne to what I see and hear in Berlin, Berlin seems to be quite volatile. There’s lots of high…Read More
The Visa Process in Germany
Jamie Rogers: The visa process when I talk to people that are relocating, they’re sometimes a bit nervous about that process. I assume that you would have gone through, like, the blue cards. Roman Alekseev: Exactly. Jamie Rogers: Application process. How easy or difficult is that to do? Roman Alekseev: I did one mistake because…Read More
The North Rhine Start Up Strategy
Transcript Jamie: Well, this year has been a pretty good year for you. So for the people watching this, I just want to give a quick summary, because stories like this, they’re kind of not supposed to happen, this year, for most businesses and for you guys it did, so I will flash up your…Read More
Cologne is a great place for Entrepreneurs
Transcript Manuel Koelman: It’s not something that is really smart to do. You better get into investment banking, consulting, or whatever. It’s a much smarter career choice. Jamie Rogers: This is what I don’t get. Cologne, geographically, is in a much better spot than Berlin. The infrastructure to get here is incredible. There are so…Read More
The Differences betweek the Start -Up Communities in Berlin and Cologne
Is There More Stability in Cologne for Tech Businesses?
Transcript Tim Schumacher: And I see a very fierce competition in Berlin for top talent. The churn among employees is lower here in Berlin, for example, I see fierce competition. It’s good, if, you have a recruiting company. But as an employer, you want people to stay around for a little longer. I see a…Read More
The Rivalry Between Cologne & Düsseldorf.
Tim Schumacher: What is Düsseldorf? Jamie Rogers: That’s it. I was wondering if this rivalry I read about between Cologne and Düsseldorf before I came here was a real thing. Is there an actual rivalry between the cities? Tim Schumacher: What is Düsseldorf? Jamie Rogers: That’s a yes! Does that affect business or is it…Read More