Berlin Startup scene & hot spots

Berlin startups coworking

A new start-up is founded every 20 minutes in Berlin. The vibrant atmosphere and cheap cost of living and the sense of community between start-ups is attracting creatives and tech savvy’s from all over the world to Berlin. Get inspired by these Berlin start-ups, learn where to meet them and who knows, maybe one day you will try your luck in the city of possibilities. And if you’re still exploring, come stay with us, we’ll be happy to hook you up with more local initiatives and opportunities throughout Berlin!

Founded in 2009, GetYourGuide is an international platform for tours and activities. It sets out to digitize all things you can do, socializing the travel experience. GetYourGuide recently bought peer-to-peer travel platform Gidsy, that got a lot of attention when Ashton Kutcher invested in it a couple of years ago.

Soundcloud is probably the most well known start-up. Soundcloud allows users to create and share sounds. The Swedish founders Alex Ljung and Eric Wahlforss moved their company to Berlin in 2007 and never left.

Founded in 2009, the Onefootball app attracts over 3.5 million users and covers up to 400 international football leagues and competitions live and in incomparable detail.

But where do they hang out? Where can you meet fellow start-ups?

Sankt Oberholz
One of our favorite places to have breakfast, coffee, brunch or lunch also offers a coworking space upstairs! Sankt Oberholz is a great place to meet likeminded others.

Sankt Oberholz co workingSankt Oberholz

With lots of different spaces and a nifty bar, Betahaus is a great co-working space to share ideas with other entrepreneurs.

Looking for a cool and affordable place to work in Kreuzberg? Look no further.

Visit live elevator pitch sessions
Elevator pitch sessions include an audience filled with programmers, investors to which entrepreneurs pitch their ideas. It’s a great placet o meet other entrepreneurs and get feedback from professionals and industry influencers.

The image of this post – a super nifty ping pong / coffee table, was designed by Huzi