Sharing Economy reaches fashion

German StartUps fashionlend allows users to lend/borrow fashion from others. (Well, especially in Berlin were most hipsters and fashion victims do rather look like clones anyway I don’t really get this model, but that’s a subjective perspective of an early man.) ‘You can buy your favorite piece and afford to do so, by lending it…

another privacy nightmare

As many are struggling getting their data deleted or back under control, not only for author’s rights, but also for those snapshots of you that you don’t want to share – a new facial recognition app Klik launched out of beta. Before you can even click the button to take a pic of someone, the app…

German Telekom Lauches it’s incubator hub:raum

German Telekom is a synonym for encrusted businesses. But CEO René Obermann caught us all off guard this week at Berlin’s NEXT conference, announcing their plan to cooperate with StartUps in the near future. German Telekom initiated and launched an ‘interface’ called hub:arum in Berlin, offering up to 15 StartUps per year funding, office spaces…

may I introduce? StartUp dating

– geotagged twitter – create a radar of what’s happening around you // echofy.me // (www.echofy.me) – quantity discount via facebook-group shopping // LikeWeBuy // (www.likewebuy.com) – mobile payment // sumup // (www.sumup.com) – Homeshopping for chicks is getting bigger and bigger, combining an online store with tupperware parties (style parties) for fashion and bling…

Loop your life

Berlin based Start-up Loopcam (www.loopc.am) comes up with a simple yet striking idea matching the flickr/tumblr mania. The App converts videos from your iPhone into .gif format – which let’s you post charming old-school loops on any platform. Founder Tor Rauden Källstigen managed to convince Investors like Passion Capital, Christophe Maire (txtr), Alexander Ljung, Peter…

German incubators vs. good ideas?

German Startup-Blog Gründerszene wrote an euphemistic article about careers in the StartUp Scene in Berlin. They interviewed one of their interns, well boil it down to the opening sentence of the article: ‘rock your business studies, gain experience for 2 ears and then go for the big incubators’. Marcel Weiss commented in his excellent blog…