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Startup Digest FrankfurtRheinMain — Issue #12 ⚡⚡⚡ week in review

Dear FrankfurtRheinMain Friends, Startuppers, Innovators, Disruptors, Creators, and Passionate people about our #FrankfurtValley,

Things have been quite stormy and this issue indeed is fully backed with stories featuring TikTok, new venture capital grounds, expansions, the future of big events, interviews, and yes, some events and suggestions in a nutshell.

This time I finish with a personal link-story — hope you like it.

But find it all bellow⬇️

Articles and News:

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TikTok: Frankfurt is applying for European headquarters
On Tuesday, TikTok announced that the app was getting its first boss in Germany. The lawyer Tobias Henning, 41, will start as General Manager in October, as the platform announced. The lawyer previously worked for the Axel Springer media company, where he was responsible for the paid content business for “Bild” and “Welt”. Icon: The mirror


WIWIN and Hessen Kapital are breaking new ground in venture capital financing for the Frankfurt startup Convercycle
Convercycle Bikes GmbH develops and produces a completely new type of bicycle: An innovative combination of city bike and cargo bike, which enables even larger loads to be transported in everyday…

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Legalhead expansion into the USA. Successful placement of lawyers
Legalhead GmbH is the oldest and currently the highest-turnover subsidiary of the Frankfurt Mobilehead Holding. It focuses on the placement of lawyers of all career levels in the German market — at…

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The Founder Institute Frankfurt Second Cohort is coming…Supported by FPS Law |

The world’s biggest pre-seed accelerator program and one of Frankfurt’s leading full-service law firms come together to boost the regional ecosystem in Rhein-Main.

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Automechanika to launch digital offensive in September

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IoT, drone boom, 3D-printing — the first topics for Hypermotion in November have already been
At the multimodal innovation platform Hypermotion from 10 to 12 November 2020, high-calibre speakers will venture a look into the future and illuminate the latest mobility and logistics concepts…

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5 young Frankfurt startups that everyone should know —
Auch in der Bankenstadt Frankfurt am Main entstehen immer mehr spannende Startups. Hier einmal einige spannende sehr junge Frankfurter Startups, die wirklich jeder kennen sollte. Darunter Jungfirmen wie driverhood, kawaloo und mooveo.

Some video and podcasts:

Handpicked Event this week:


Business Angels FrankfurtRheinMain e.V. | Accelerator-Pitch — TODAY!

Some tweets…

Handpicked Event happening soon:


Die digitale Start-up-Night by YBG & Taunus Sparkasse Tickets, Thu 20 Aug 2020 at 19:30 |
Eventbrite — YBG Rhein-Main und Taunus Sparkasse presents Die digitale Start-up-Night by YBG & Taunus Sparkasse — Thursday, 20 August 2020 — Find event and ticket information.

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Virtual Germany #2 — Gamescom Edition |
Tue, Aug 25, 2020, 8:00 PM: Save the Date: Am Dienstag, den 25. August 2020, findet um 20 Uhr das nächste virtuelle, deutschlandweite XR Meetup statt. Da wir verschiedene Social VR-Plattformen ausprob

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| European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)
European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. The EIT Community will host and participate in several events during the European Research & Innovation Days With our societies


20th Newcomers Festival Tickets, Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM |
Eventbrite — Newcomers Network presents 20th Newcomers Festival — Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Römer, Frankfurt am Main, HE. Find event and ticket information.

Suggestions — Recommended Reads:


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Photo Highlight:

WeWork Taunusanlage in Frankfurt — credits WeWork

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P.s> my final personal suggestion a personal parallel and fun fact:


What do Pedro Ferreira and Philipp Reis have in common?

As we were testing our app at Museum for Communication Frankfurt we discover what our I and Philipp Reis have in common. Find out some of the coincidences separated by 160 years.



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