A visitor passes the Google logo next to an image of local monuments of the Brandenburg Gate and the Fernsehturm (TV tower).(Getty Images )
A visitor passes the Google logo next to an image of local monuments of the Brandenburg Gate and the Fernsehturm (TV tower).
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Berlin: European Tech Start-up Capital

December 13, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
Why Google, Kennet and U.S. companies are investing in Germany
 

“Silicon Valley looks to Germany,” claims Germany Trade and Invest (gtai) in a recent press release. Google plans to spend $6.3 million, Kennet is investing $15 million in an application marketing platform, and other venture capitalist firms are establishing themselves in the tech capital of Europe, Berlin.

In New York on November 27, gtai invited investment companies to an “exclusive gathering” hosted at the German Consulate. Two days later, a similar event was hosted by the consulate in San Francisco. These events provided officials from German and U.S. organizations a private and premier forum to discuss their investments and intentions such as those publicized by Google and Kennet.

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