It all starts with the cost of living – Simple Germany

Relocating to another country can be a daunting prospect… Now, that is an understatement! We get it! The thought of moving your whole life to somewhere completely new can be scary, even more so with a family to consider. But when you know that you’re completely informed, and fully understand the challenges, pitfalls, logistics and…

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The Visa Process in Germany

Jamie Rogers: The visa process when I talk to people that are relocating, they’re sometimes a bit nervous about that process. I assume that you would have gone through, like, the blue cards. Roman Alekseev: Exactly. Jamie Rogers: Application process. How easy or difficult is that to do? Roman Alekseev: I did one mistake because…

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The North Rhine Start Up Strategy

Transcript Jamie: Well, this year has been a pretty good year for you. So for the people watching this, I just want to give a quick summary, because stories like this, they’re kind of not supposed to happen, this year, for most businesses and for you guys it did, so I will flash up your…

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Cologne is a great place for Entrepreneurs

Transcript Manuel Koelman: It’s not something that is really smart to do. You better get into investment banking, consulting, or whatever. It’s a much smarter career choice. Jamie Rogers: This is what I don’t get. Cologne, geographically, is in a much better spot than Berlin. The infrastructure to get here is incredible. There are so…

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Is There More Stability in Cologne for Tech Businesses?

Transcript Tim Schumacher: And I see a very fierce competition in Berlin for top talent. The churn among employees is lower here in Berlin, for example, I see fierce competition. It’s good, if, you have a recruiting company. But as an employer, you want people to stay around for a little longer. I see a…

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The Rivalry Between Cologne & Düsseldorf.

Tim Schumacher: What is Düsseldorf? Jamie Rogers: That’s it. I was wondering if this rivalry I read about between Cologne and Düsseldorf before I came here was a real thing. Is there an actual rivalry between the cities? Tim Schumacher: What is Düsseldorf? Jamie Rogers: That’s a yes! Does that affect business or is it…

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