green startups in Germany

Turning Crisis into Opportunity: 5 Ways to Support Green Startups in Germany

4 out of 10 startups in Germany classify themselves as part of the Green Economy. This is the result of the Green Startup Monitor 2020 published on 29 April 2020 by Borderstep Institute, an independent research institute focused on entrepreneurial solutions for global challenges, alongside German Startups Association. The report is the most detailed yearly…

Economic impact of startup support programs

How to Measure the Economic Impact of Startup Support Programs: A Methodological Approach

Entrepreneurship is positively associated with economic growth. In 1979 the relaxation of investment rules for U.S. pension funds led to historically large inflows (3% of GDP) to the venture capital asset class. As a result, many forward-looking tech companies were funded. Today, their revenue is equivalent to one-fifth of the country’s GDP. The importance of entrepreneurship…