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Jens Begemann, founder of Wooga: "Employees from more than 40 different nations"

The video game industry has seen rapid change over the past couple of years: games are increasingly played on smartphones via Facebook rather than on consoles. Wooga was one of the companies that spearheaded this development. Founded in 2009, the Berlin-based company now employs more than 240 staff. Jens Begemann, founder and CEO of Wooga, reveals how popular video games are created, talks upcoming trends and explains why Berlin is the perfect location for Wooga.

Wooga is one of the flagship companies of the video game industry in Europe. Again and again you have managed to develop video games that generate turnover in the tens of millions. Every month more than 50 million people all over the world play games created by Wooga – what is your secret? I... read the article »

New in Berlin

Readly opens office in Berlin

Readly offers a flat-rate subscription service for magazines and newspapers – "Netflix for magazines", as it were. The Swedish company is now set to open a branch in the German capital.

The service it offers is a bit like Netflix for newspapers and magazines. For a monthly flat fee of EUR 9.99 Swedish company Readly makes available to its customers hundreds of magazines which can be read conveniently on a tablet or smartphone. The flat-rate service which can be cancelled on a... read the article »

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