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December 2017

In Pictures: CTO, Jasmin Skenderi Speaks at Startups @ Digitale Vernetzung by Fraunhofer

On Thursday November 30th, Fraunhofer hosted a networking event at the Einstein Center Digital Future on Wilhelmstraße. The purpose of the event was to showcase Fraunhofer's technological research in the field of IoT, 5G, Industry 4.0 and Hardware for Cyber-Physical Systems and to explore how they.

December 2017

Exploring the Intersection of IoT & Blockchain at Our Happy Hour Event With NBT & Consensys

Last Friday, we hosted a very special event to bring IoT & Blockchain closer together. Our 'Happy Hour' was hosted at Factory Berlin's Rheinsberger Strasse HQ and featured leading speakers from NBT and blockchain venture production studio, Consensys.

December 2017

Event: IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech at Factory Berlin

As our "IoT & Blockchain in..." event series grows we hosted our most recent at Factory Berlin. InsurTech is booming at this moment in time which is why this time on we held the event on the topic of IoT & blockchain applications for the insurance industry. Speakers included Nicolas Konnerth,.

November 2017

CEO, Harald Zapp Speaks at Club of Three

Club of Three is an initiative between several European states that brings together senior members of business, politics, academia and the media. The aim of the initiative is to provide an informal platform to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges faced by Europe.

November 2017

In Pictures: Our CEO Speaks at the East German Economic Forum in Bad Saarow

For the second year running, the East German Economic Forum was held last week, featuring leading political figures and researchers focussing on the economic development of East Germany. The goal of the forum was to explore new topics in the development of the East German economy and to discuss how.

November 2017

Discover the Future of IoT & Blockchain in InsurTech at Our November Event

As part of a series of events exploring the intersection of IoT & Blockchain, we will be hosting a special discussion at Factory Berlin to explore how these technologies are disrupting InsurTech. Potential use cases and business models for the insurance industry will be discussed by leading experts.

October 2017

"You dream. We create." Great Things Happen When You Pack Out Factory's Event Space With Entrepreneurs

On Wednesday 11th October at Factory Berlin, we hosted a bunch of entrepreneurs interested in building something in the IoT space. The idea was to present who we are and what we are doing to nurture talent and build the greatest IoT companies of tomorrow.

October 2017

CEO, Harald Zapp Invited to Celebrate 50 years of Berlin's Partnership with Los Angeles at TOA LA

To mark 50 years of partnership between Berlin and Los Angeles, TOA LA hosted an event in the Californian city to celebrate. The event was held to bring Los Angeles, San Francisco and Berlin closer together, driving innovation and cooperation between these world leading tech cities in the fields of.

September 2017

Our Smart Building Startup, Metr, Reach the Finals of the Degewo Innovation Competition

Innovation competitions can present a great opportunity for startups to promote themselves and become recognised as leaders in their fields by respected awards bodies. Our smart building startup, Metr, were shortlisted from 74 startups to pitch their venture along with 19 others at the Degewo.

September 2017

What Happens When you Bring Commercial Real Estate Professionals Together with IoT & Blockchain Enthusiasts?

Last Thursday we hosted an event on the topic of "IoT & Blockchain in Commercial Real Estate". The event was held at our Berlin offices and featured expert speakers from both the commercial real estate industry and technology, as well as an audience of likeminded professionals fascinated by.