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Deutscher Startup Monitor – Crunching the numbers on German startups

Every startup community needs a little reality check now and then. In their 2015 study, Deutscher Startup Monitor, represented by Florian Nöll and Sven Ripsas, aimed to show all angles of Berlin’s startup scene through facts and figures. Their thorough presentation deck began with a clear message: “Germany needs to understand startups.” The report, published i.a. by the German Startups Association and KPMG, delivered statistics on challenges and successes and touched on founder culture, financing and plenty more. One result, for example, is that startup founders are generally happier than salaried employees!

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About Deutscher Startup Monitor This annual online survey of startups in Germany was launched in Berlin as a pilot project in 2013 by the German Startups Association to build up an entrepreneurship research, which in particular emphasized on innovation and growth orientation. The implementation of the online survey was subject to the Berlin School of Economics and Law, research group BerlinStartupInsights. The project is also significantly supported by KPMG’s start-up initiative “Smart Start”. Read more