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An introduction to self-employment in Germany

An introduction to self-employment in Germany

Becoming self-employed in Germany is no easy feat, but hopefully, this guide will give you the push needed to get started. Please keep in mind, an “anmeldung” (address registration), valid residence permit and health insurance are required to proceed.

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Germany vs. India or a chance for collaboration?

Germany vs. India or a chance for collaboration?

Since 2020 the world is not the same anymore. Social distancing and remote working have become the norm. And while Germany is going from lockdown to lockdown since October 2020 and hopes to ease restrictions in the coming months with the vaccination initiative gaining traction, India just entered another lockdown. But there is hope on the horizon.

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Germany: A hotspot for social entrepreneurship

Germany: A hotspot for social entrepreneurship

Companies that create social and ecological solutions are on the rise globally. Especially in developing countries products and services that tackle pressing challenges for the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) are in dire need. With the Corona pandemic threatening the growth path of many economies, social enterprises are taking on an even more important role.

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The German startup ecosystem is becoming more green

The German startup ecosystem is becoming more green

The German startup ecosystem is diverse, thus offers a variety of opportunities for startups from different sector. Especially so-called “Green Startups” are gaining traction as the newest Green Startup Monitor by the German Startups Association is highlighting. More than 30% of all German startups are Green Startups.

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Doing business with a new and resurgent India

Doing business with a new and resurgent India

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant commercial impact not only on India but globally. Despite the situation, the Government of India has been proactive in introducing key reforms, including to the Companies Act, in order to improve ease of doing business in India.

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Germany – An emerging FinTech hub

Germany – An emerging FinTech hub

Germany is Europe’s oft-overlooked fintech hub, left in the shadow of its UK neighbour. But it has a thriving scene and some mega-success stories. Four out of Germany’s sixteen Unicorns have emerged from the FinTech scector: N26, Mambu, wefox and Deposit solutions.

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The Indian tech entrepreneurship ecosystem is maturing

The Indian tech entrepreneurship ecosystem is maturing

In 2020 the world has seen a shift towards digitalisation, prompted by the Corona Virus. Indian startups know how to handle tight resources and have emerged out of the crisis stronger than ever. 12 startups have reached unicorn status in 2020 joining the club of now 38 unicorns active in India.

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GINSEP News Blog

In our blog you will find information written by experts from the field and the GINSEP team with all information concerning the Indian and German startup ecosystem. In addition, you can access all the information here that you need to plan your market entry in Germany or India.