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Anastasia Zagorni: “Designers put technical innovations in a user-centric context”

Developers, business economists and sales managers – the founding team seems to be complete. Far from it! Anastasia Zagorni, coordinator at DesignFarmBerlin, tells Projekt Zukunft why designers should play an integral role in a startup right from the beginning. The accelerator supports design-related startups founded at Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

For anywhere between three to nine months, DesignFarmBerlin supports founders who have completed their studies at Weißensee Kunsthochschule Berlin, through a monthly scholarship. During this time, the founders will be given access to a coach as well. What else can participants expect from this... read the article »

New in Berlin

musical.ly brings own team to Berlin

musical.ly, the platform for short social video clips, is opening an office in Berlin. This step was announced by Verena Papik, European head of musical.ly, on the blog Online Marketing Rockstars (OMR). For the startup from Shanghai, the Berlin office will be the first company headquarters in Europe.

Users can upload so-called “musicallys” via the platform. In these short videos, so-called “musers” move their lips in sync with famous pop songs or movie quotes. Each day, 14 millions new musicallys, lasting up to 15 seconds apiece, are added. musical.ly has 200 millions registered users, 49... read the article »

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