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31.08.2017

Where Berlin feels British

If Brexit has you making escape plans but you fear the culture shock, then Berlin is the perfect place for you. If, like a lot of Brits, you’re stubbornly monolingual, never fear; as well as a thriving expat and Anglosphere community, around 80% of Germans speak English, rising to 95% of the under-30s. Or maybe you’re just going to miss the comforts of a good cuppa and decent chippie? Again, Berlin has you covered. Here are some of our favourite places in the city that show Berlin is really a home away from home.

Home Comforts

Here’s a map stating even more Brit locations. Still on the fence about it? With help at hand to guide you gently through the transition, every step of the way, there’s really no excuse! So come on, get your skates on!

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31.08.2017

Where Berlin feels British

If Brexit has you making escape plans but you fear the culture shock, then Berlin is the perfect place for you. If, like a lot of Brits, you’re stubbornly monolingual, never fear; as well as a thriving expat and Anglosphere community, around 80% of Germans speak English, rising to 95% of the under-30s. Or maybe you’re just going to miss the comforts of a good cuppa and decent chippie? Again, Berlin has you covered. Here are some of our favourite places in the city that show Berlin is really a home away from home.

Home Comforts

Here’s a map stating even more Brit locations. Still on the fence about it? With help at hand to guide you gently through the transition, every step of the way, there’s really no excuse! So come on, get your skates on!

Why should you start a business in Berlin?

Welcome to Berlin – the buzzing city at the heart of Europe! Berlin attracts businesses and startups from every industry. Science, research, and creative industries also love Berlin. True innovators love living and working in Berlin, as the conditions for setting up a company in the city are outstanding.

Infrastructure

Berlin offers the ideal infrastructure for setting up a company. The city’s airports make it quick and easy to reach from all over Europe, and its public transport network is extensive. Office space is also plentiful. Few cities have as many co-working spaces as Berlin. Although rents are rising, they are still lower than in most other European capitals.

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Innovative industries

In Berlin, you can build a network and discover businesses in all the key innovative industries, including high tech, healthcare, life sciences, service economy, mobility, and logistics. Berlin startups such as Zalando, DaWanda, and ImmobilienScout24 are influencers in the German market, and venture builders like Rocket Internet and Project A are also located in Berlin. There is potential for fruitful partnerships with research facilities and other companies in Berlin. Feel the spirit of entrepreneurship in Berlin!

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Research & sciences

Berlin is the main capital for researchers and scientists in Europe. You’ll find research on the hot topics in fields like bio technology, medicine, communication technology, mobility and transport and more.

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Living in Berlin

Finally, the large pool of highly skilled specialists from all over the world is a key reason to start up a company in Berlin. Thanks to its relatively low cost of living and vibrant cultural life, Berlin attracts many highly talented people, which also benefits businesses located in the city.

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A growing German economy – good times for entrepreneurs and investors

The GDP is rising and unemployment is low. Consumers are spending more. It's a great time for investments and market entry in Germany. Reason-Why.Berlin offers useful background information on the German economy.