World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Berlin Start up tour

World News Publishing Focus

World News Publishing Focus
Your Guide to the Changing Media Landscape

Berlin Start up tour

This is  the unique chance not just to explore the vibrant start-up scene of Berlin, but also to experience the power of networking and exchange of ideas. You are led to some of Berlin´s most innovative companies, where you will obtain a valuable insight into business models, innovation strategies and revenue concepts.


Full information about the tour, see :  .To register please contact Margaret Bostanian at:


Here are the selected start-ups that you'll be  visiting, while cooling down with  Berliner Weisse or enjoying the traditional "currywurst":


  • QIEZ is one of Berlin´s leading City Portals, with daily news from all over Berlin. Its hyperlocal and innovative approach was awarded gold for “best digital medium" in 2013. The successful features of this journalistic portal include the  citizen journalist-community, integrated Berlin Blogs and the Map-/Quickfinder-Tool
  • Sprylab offers customised, innovative and high-quality mobile apps and web applications. This is why the Media House Axel Springer asked Sprylab to join their Innovation Team.
  • clapp mobile develops digital strategies and products for leading publishers and brands. The company developed award winning applications for German media companies, such as Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt or Mediengruppe DuMont Schauberg, and has a strong technical focus on frontend software development.
  • Meetrics helps marketers to improve the visibility of their ads and increase the efficiency of media spend. Meetrics has also helped Germany’s biggest agencies, including Mindshare, OMD, Aegis and publishers such as Tomorrow Focus, Spiegel, RTL with their News Attention Monitoring / Ad Attention Monitoring solutions.
  • Freunde von Freunden (FvF) is an international interview magazine that portrays people of diverse creative and cultural backgrounds in their homes and within their daily working environments. FvF attracts a global readership and remains borderless.
  • niiu publishing is based in Berlin and is the company responsible for the software development and promotion of the niiu app. niiu is a recently launched news app, which enables readers to combine their individual newscast wishes in order to satisfy their own unique requirements.

Looking forward to welcoming you to Berlin.



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Ioana Sträter


2013-09-16 10:10

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