Slovak startups eye Germany when scaling up their businesses

Three local startups selected to tour Germany.

The tour in Germany has provided a chance to interact with other startups. The tour in Germany has provided a chance to interact with other startups. (Source: Courtesy of Nettle)

The Slovak startup scene is small, but many startups are on the verge of internationalisation. Germany, which is not only the biggest European economy, but also excels with its advanced digital ecosystem and a strong industrial base focusing on generating innovations, is the logical choice of startups eager to expand abroad and scale up their businesses.

“If you have the right product or service innovation at the right time, you can be very successful,” Richard Guga, co-founder of the Nettle startup, which builds artificial intelligence (AI) driven conversational platforms, told The Slovak Spectator.

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