German business angels are relieved that the INVEST subsidy remains

Business Angels Germany (BAND), the association of business angels in Germany, breathed a sigh of relief in the ecosystem of business angels and start-ups. The reason is the news from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK) that business angels can use the INVEST subsidy for another four years. With the grant

German IT companies want to increase the proportion of women, but nobody feels responsible

The digital economy wants to promote women more. 24 percent of companies have set goals to increase the proportion of women. Another 14 percent are planning it in concrete terms, and 29 percent are currently discussing it. For 29% of companies, however, these goals will not be a problem in the future either. These are

This is how the German offices were permanently made more digital

The corona pandemic has triggered a sustained push towards digitization in German companies. About one in two people (49%) say that Corona has accelerated the digitization of their business model. This is one of the most important findings of a representative survey of 1,102 companies with 20 or more employees from all economic sectors on

Choco against food waste: the food startup receives millions of investments

Choco, a food tech start-up aiming to revolutionize the restaurant industry and eliminate food waste, has just secured €25 million in new funding from high-profile investors. The latest round of investment was led by internal investors who reinvested in Choco, a testament to the company's success, its potential for continued growth and its $1.2 billion

Starting a company in Mainz: business incubators, hubs and contact points

5/5(5) In principle, Mainz has everything a founder has to offer: a good infrastructure, functioning and growing networks, short distances, attractive coworking spaces, a digital hub and busy institutions. We have put together the most important contact points, advice centers, start-up hubs and all important addresses that you should know as a founder. Leading business

Founding a UG despite personal bankruptcy? | starter kitchen

4.63/5(16)In principle, the state does not put any obstacles in place for a debtor to become self-employed. From a purely legal point of view, the establishment of a company is also possible in the event of personal bankruptcy. One Exception First of all: if it is not a personal bankruptcy, but also a business bankruptcy

Changing your tax return later – is it possible?

5/5(1)YES. As long as no tax assessment has been issued, the documents can be filed at a later date. In addition, after the issuance of the tax assessment, there is an objection period of one month, during which documents can also be submitted. Subsequently, it becomes difficult to specify the changes. Answers for you: Jörg

Passau start-up study: Unequal ownership distribution in the founding team leads to more innovation

5/5(1)From the very beginning, founders should think about how to distribute ownership shares in their company among themselves. Researchers from the University of Passau, the ZEW – Leibniz Center for European Economic Research in Mannheim and the IÉSEG School of Management in Paris have found that teams are more innovative when ownership is unevenly distributed.

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Create XRechnung – Tools Overview 2023 + Instructions!

4.48/5(25)The XRechnung is the official data exchange standard for electronic invoices which was decided by the German legislator on the basis of an EU standard. Your invoice will be saved as an XML file, which can then also be read electronically. But how do you create such an XRechnung? Various ways lead to the XRechnung

Best Online Accounting Programs | Comparison 05/2023

4.61/5(119) A good accounting program basically makes sense from the very first turnover: every company has to keep accounts, keep an eye on its finances and calculate. Accounting is required by law and must follow certain rules: den Principles of Proper Accounting (GoB). AS every business needs Also an accounting software. Particularly popular I am

Corona aid in partial lockdown: bridging aid II, extraordinary economic aid, grants and loans for founders, entrepreneurs and freelancers | Current overview

5/5(11) Corona is still the dominant topic: The federal government wants to curb the spread of the corona virus again with a partial lockdown from 2 November. Due to the restrictive measures, many companies have to close completely or partially again and find themselves in financial difficulties. The uncertainty between founders, entrepreneurs and self-employed is

BONUS Start-up 2022 – Amount, application, requirements

5/5(1) The start-up BONUS – amount, application, requirements. We answer the most important questions. At first sight: This is the startup BONUS This is encouraged Special support for social entrepreneurs These costs are funded exclusion criteria question and requirements repayment principle Alternative financing for non-Berliners Founders from Berlin are in luck: They can collect up

Health insurance for self-employed and founders: PKV vs GKV

5/5(1)When establishing a company, all necessary registration forms are complemented by registration with the health insurance company. When starting your first self-employment, you can choose whether you want statutory or private insurance (you cannot do this as an employee). You should make your choice carefully, because you can't undo it later. Important in this decision

Improve your creditworthiness: so you get loans easier as a self-employed person

Self-employed people usually have a much harder time getting a loan. Banks check very carefully, especially with start-ups, before making funds available. The centerpiece of a credit check is the solvency, and this can become a major obstacle for the self-employed. Of course, lenders are also rather reluctant due to the often lack of guarantees

Seven out of ten workers are under professional pressure during the summer holidays

Calls from superiors, messages from your team or emails from business partners – seven out of ten employees (71 percent) can be reached professionally while on vacation this summer. Only a quarter (27%) don't want to be bothered with official requests during the holidays. This is the result of a representative survey of over 1,000

Founding a UG or GmbH for a blog with AdSense?

5/5(10)AS: the question arises with the separation in freelance or commercial activities. As a blogger, you can argue that you are clearly a "freelancer" in spirit, and both bloggers and independent editors who are not bound by instructions can certainly be considered freelancers, just like freelance journalists. In all likelihood, the Revenue Agency will also

Top Coworking Spaces Mainz/Wiesbaden – List 2021

5/5(8th) ######################################## Attention update: Although the neighboring cities of Mainz and Wiesbaden get along well and it is not difficult to cross the only dividing bridge when looking for a coworking space… The many coworking spaces make it necessary to create a separate overview for Mainz and Wiesbaden. That's why you can now find the

Starting a part-time UG? Tax office, health insurance & Co?

4.88/5(16)When founding a company, no distinction is made between full-time and part-time foundation in most cases. It only matters to the health insurer if self-employment requires more or less than 15 hours a week (or 20 hours a week for some insurance companies). If you're below this, you don't have to pay your own self-employment

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Foundation in Mainz – You need to know this about the start-up ecosystem

4.6/5(10) The state of Rhineland-Palatinate with the state capital of Mainz does not particularly easily play a relevant role in the startup map. Frankfurt am Main and Darmstadt and neighboring Wiesbaden compete for founders. But even if Mainz has not yet been mentioned in the annual Startup Monitor issues: life as a founder is lively

German business angels are relieved that the INVEST subsidy remains

Business Angels Germany (BAND), the association of business angels in Germany, breathed a sigh of relief in the ecosystem of business angels and start-ups. The reason is the news from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection (BMWK) that business angels can use the INVEST subsidy for another four years. With the grant

Spoke.ai raises millionaire funding: 500 companies await the AI ​​of the Berlin startup

Spoke.ai, the AI-powered suite of tools founded by former N26 employees, has secured a €2 million pre-seed round. The round was led by Founders, with further investment coming from Possible Ventures and an association of experienced angel investors, such as N26 co-founder Maximilian Tayenthal. Funding will be used to get more than 500 companies on

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Create and sell digital products

What are digital products? Digital products are basically anything you can create and sell onlinewithout having to ship a physical product. These include, for example e-books, online courses, Music, (More information on: start a music label) Stock photos, (More info at: Become self-employed as a photographer.) webinars, Games (More info on: Become self-employed as a

What you've always wanted to know: so that the Metaverse doesn't remain a bohemian village

The metaverse or metaverse is currently considered to be the future of the internet in the tech scene. However, the term is still largely unknown in the German economy. Just over half of companies (55%) say they've never heard of the Metaverse. 17 percent have heard the term before, but don't know exactly what it

Independence begins with knowledge: Finstep app aims to educate young people financially

Every fifth German between the ages of 14 and 29 is in debt. To counter this fate resiliently, future generations must learn to become financially independent as soon as possible. Finstep Solutions GmbH is targeting young people with the "Finstep" app and wants to promote financial independence through education. The educational app, which has just

From Marketing Strategy to Marketing Calendar: Here's How to Get Started Successfully in the Market | Instructions in 8 steps

5/5(3)Marketing is an important part of your business plan. It helps you define your goals and develop a clear message that resonates with your target audience. But without a well thought-out strategy and without a concrete implementation plan, you risk that your advertising measures will not be effective and you will not be able to

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What are digital products? Digital products are basically anything you can create and sell onlinewithout having to ship a physical product. These include, for example e-books, online courses, Music, (More information on: start a music label) Stock photos, (More info at: Become self-employed as a photographer.) webinars, Games (More info on: Become self-employed as a

Heating, air conditioning, hot water: how companies can save energy

Does everyone in an office building turn on the heaters themselves or is the temperature automatically controlled based on the weather conditions and the respective room usage? Is the air conditioning running at full blast as the summer sun warms the rooms through the large windows or do the blinds automatically lower to keep things

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Calculating Your Freelance Fees: Key Factors to Consider for Success

5/5(1)Your compensation as a freelancer or self-employed will largely determine your success. If you ask too much, you may not be marketable to competitors - if you sell yourself below value, this will have a negative effect on your overall balance over the medium term. So you should think about your share amount at the

Writing a business continuity plan: the business plan for corporate succession

5/5(7) An idea and a fairly precise plan are the most important prerequisites for a start-up. You don't even have to start a new company: The corporate succession it is a serious alternative to founding a new company. There are many good reasons to start your own business with a company acquisition start. Here you

Create a chatbot – step by step to your own chatbot

5/5(1)Constant availability is an essential element of customer retention today and in times of global demands that means 24/7. At the same time, hardly any company can afford to have employees available for customer support and requests. customers at any time of the day or night. It is possible to process many standardized inquiries with

The pandemic is accelerating change in the world of work

Home office, flexible working hours and new forms of cooperation: the modernization and digitization of the world of work has accelerated further during the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, half of all employees (50 percent) in Germany work fully or partially in the home office or on the move. There is great support for more flexible forms