After months in the making, renowned US accelerator Techstars last week finally announced officially that it is launching a program in Berlin. The accelerator will be based in the centre of the city on Museuminsel, and the first three-month program will kick off on June 15. Silicon Allee caught up with Jens Lapinski, the head of Techstars Berlin, to see where it will fit into the city's buzzing startup scene (and crowded accelerator landscape).
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Hands up those of you out there in full-time jobs who haven't at least thought about finding a new one in the past year? Right, put your hands down, you big bunch of liars. Changing jobs on a semi-frequent basis is now a reality for most young people. Gone are the days of one-company careers, and the accompanying perks like final salary pension schemes.
And yet finding the ideal job is, at best, a pain. Over [...]
If you have ever received a notification text from an app on your smartphone, there is a decent chance it was powered by Twilio. The San Francisco-based cloud communications company, which was founded in 2008, finally launched in Germany last week, with carsharing platform DriveNow as its launch partner.
Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio, was in Berlin to celebrate the launch, and he sat down with Silicon Allee to talk about how the way we communicate [...]
This column is intended for a business audience, and lacks technical details – it is the author's intent to communicate sound security strategies to C-level personnel tasked with making decisions about them: CIOs haven't been around for very long, and CISOs are newer still. Worse, security in the Age of Information is a nuanced art, requiring both passion and finesse to effectively pursue and execute. Unfortunately for many, the Information Technology and Information Security industries [...]