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Consider These 3 Variables Before Expanding Your Business Internationally

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

If you’re thinking of taking your business overseas, examine market need, local regulations and your local network. Despite the fact that it has never been easier, a company’s international expansion still retains an exotic allure today. Wells Fargo’s 2015 International Business Indicator recently found…

Health

Munich

Freeletics is Spreading Personalized, Mobile Fitness Worldwide

By | Dec 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm

When it comes to work, travel, and socialization, millenials are living increasingly mobile lifestyles. As society in general continues to rely on freedom from time and geographic constraints, personalization is becoming a major consumer demand across all markets, but it’s especially strong in the…

Hardware

Berlin

Camera Stabilization Isn’t Just for the Pros Anymore

By | Oct 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

A lot of time when I shoot video on my smartphone I’m convinced it’s picture perfect. The reality is, more often than not, it’s shaky because I’m moving my hands around during the filming. It’s kind of the catch-22 of smartphone cameras: they’re light,…

Mobile

Munich

People are Looking for New Ways to Message Each Other

By | Apr 24, 2015 at 11:00 am

These days people are looking for various ways to say a simple hello. Whether it’s friends connecting for a weekend of fun or parents checking in on their kids, the very essence of messaging is changing before our eyes. We’ve seen platforms like Imgur…

Entertainment

Berlin

Moviepilot Listened to Their Fans: It Paid Off Big Time

By | Mar 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

About seven years ago Tobi Bauckhage planted the seed of an idea in Berlin, Germany with his company Moviepilot. His mission was to fill the void in his home country where an IMDB page would sit: at the time the site hadn’t expanded internationally….

Business

Munich

Nanoplug Surpasses Their $80K Indiegogo Funding Goal

By | Dec 8, 2014 at 4:30 pm

When they started their Indiegogo campaign back in November, Nanoplug reached over $25,000 of their $80,000 goal before the first week was even over. Today, with 21 days left on the campaign clock, Nanoplug officially announced that they have surpassed their funding goal on Indiegogo….

Business

Munich

Nanoplug Isn’t Your Grandparents’ Hearing Aid

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Somewhere between the size of a coffee bean and a grain of rice, the Nanoplug is a brand new hearing aid half the size of even the smallest, current hearing aids available at market. The German based company started an Indiegogo campaign in the…

Business

Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin: Etiquette Guide For International Entrepreneurs

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 2:30 pm

News outlets all over the world are going crazy about Mark Zuckerberg speaking Mandarin to audiences in Tsinghua University, Beijing. The Facebook CEO has been learning the Mandarin for the past four years, but right from the beginning of the talk he called his Mandarin…

Business

German Court: If Requested, You Have to Delete Nude Photos of Your Ex

By | May 23, 2014 at 2:31 pm

According to The Local, the Higher Regional Court of Koblenz, Germany, published a ruling on Tuesday saying that exes should delete nude photos and videos of their partners if requested. A German couple brought the case to court, with the woman demanding that her…

Business

NYC

Pay with a Tweet: Digital Content for You, Social Buzz for Publishers

By | Apr 2, 2014 at 11:59 am

Leif Abraham and Christian Behrendt built Pay with a Tweet in 2010 so content creators and publishers could market their content by selling it for the price of a tweet or social post. Today, they are announcing the end of their beta testing and…

Business

Berlin

Post-Accelerator and Growth Funding in Berlin

By | Mar 31, 2014 at 11:00 am

A couple of weeks ago, a colleague and I went on a trip to Vienna, Austria to deliver a keynote to a state-funded innovation agency to discuss entrepreneurship and the role of mentoring. One of the key points that came out of that discussion…

Business

Key DLD Takeaways To Help You and Your Business in 2014

By | Feb 5, 2014 at 3:41 pm

DLD (Digital:Life:Design) celebrated their 10th conference anniversary this year. This annual invite-only conference, with 150 speakers and 1,000 people in attendance, brings together influential opinion-makers, industry leaders, startups and digital giants to Munich, Germany for three days of learning, networking and setting the stage for the coming…

Business

Black Forest Games Releases Halloween DLC for Giana Sisters Franchise

By | Oct 31, 2013 at 3:38 pm

To celebrate Halloween, this week the German indie game developer Black Forest Games released specially designed Halloween content for their Kickstarter funded game. People playing Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams can enjoy the exclusive PC content absolutely free. The DLC release is an entirely new…

Mobile

MLOVE: A Little Mobile Zen for the Soul

By | Jul 12, 2012 at 11:00 am

I spent a most empowering week in a castle in Germany, exploring the current state and the future of mobile. The MLOVE ConFestival gathered 200 thought leaders from around the world, exploring how communication and mobile are progressing quickly and how it is indeed…

iPhone

Dean Foster Culture Guides: New Travel App for iPhone

By | Apr 8, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Traveling abroad?  Odds are you’ve done ample research on the top destinations to visit, restaurants to eat at, and the hotels at which you’ll be staying.  You’re ready to go, right?  Not exactly. A good trip can quickly go south (figuratively speaking) based upon…

iPhone

San Francisco

Collaboratively Build Photo Albums and Share to Facebook with Popset

By | Apr 6, 2012 at 9:53 am

Tell me if you’ve experienced this frustration for yourself.  You and a group of friends go to a major event – e.g. college football game, music festival, or technology conference.  Throughout the event’s various highlights, you and your friends are snapping pictures as if…

Startup

Click.to: Post Photos on Facebook, Search Google, and More with 1 or 2 Clicks

By | Apr 5, 2012 at 11:00 am

Here’s a neat little tool that can save you time, clicks, and possibly from arthritis: Click.to, an app for posting on Facebook, searching Google, or starting a Skype call, and more with just one click. Simply copy an object – a photo, phrase, or…