FREE-THINKING & FINANCIALLY SOUND
A city of ideas, innovation and growth
New technology matched with Berlin’s creative “Geist” has led to an emerging industry. The digital economy currently boosts an average growth rate of 9% per year. In 2018, four of the ten largest investments in Europe went to companies in Berlin and startups here raised €2.6 billion in funding, coming level with investment-leader London. Berlin’s startup scene and the digitalization of traditional industries have formed a new economic force.
NATURE & CULTURE CLOSE NEIGHBORS
Urban and natural landscapes to be explored
Berlin’s multitude of cultural attractions, rich heritage and diverse cuisine make it a very inviting place to live and work. People of every nationality, race, gender and sexual orientation are welcome here. Spread across 12 diverse neighborhoods, the capital offers something intriguing around every corner. Numerous lakes, countless parks, and sprawling green spaces also provide the best of nature on your doorstep.
DIVERSITY & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
A fast-growing, English-speaking community
People from nearly 200 nations live and work in Berlin, and appreciate it’s diverse and accepting lifestyle. Drawn to the city’s love of freedom, the fast-growing international population offers employers a big advantage in finding highly-skilled people or an entire dream team. As the common business language is often English, it’s also possible to find work in the city without speaking German.
COOL & CONNECTED
Linked-up and easy to navigate
In the heart of Europe, Berlin connects West and East and is easily reachable by air, rail or road. Berlin’s public transport is safe, fast and reliable, so cars are just an option. Whether you’re getting to work or exploring the city in your free time, traveling is easy by subway, commuter train, tram or bus. Berlin has always been a bike-friendly city and environmental issues are leading to an even better infrastructure for those on two wheels.
EUROPE’S CAPITAL FOR FOUNDERS
Fast-growing collaborative startup scene
As the startup center of Europe, Berlin attracts innovative entrepreneurs from all over the world. Around 30% of all German startups are based in Berlin, which is obvious by the infinite networking events. Collaborations with academia and traditional industries are also the norm. Corporate heavyweights that relocate to the capital easily engage with startups via incubators and other initiatives.