Latest articles from Alex Irwin-Hunt

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Baden-Baden mayor hails collaborative approach

The mayor of Baden-Baden in south-west Germany says that working together with nearby Karlsruhe has helped to bring investment into both cities.

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Fintech Revolut takes a fast route to the future

Digital challenger bank Revolut has made fast progress when it comes to customer numbers, and it is carrying out eye-catching expansion plans too.

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Greenfield investment in UK tech slips

The UK tech sector saw its lowest level of greenfield investment in nine years.

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Ethiopia opens up financial sector

Ethiopia has approved its first foreign finance licence.

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Unctad: Shanghai best-connected port again

China’s second city tops Unctad’s LSCI ranking. 

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The rise and rise of flexible workspace providers

Flexible office space providers are some of the most active investors worldwide, with WeWork, IWG’s Spaces and Knotel leading the pack.

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Bavaria boosts digitalisation across industries

Bavaria, Germany’s largest federal state by area, has been concentrating its efforts on digitalisation and tech start-ups to stay ahead of the competition. 

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Saxony-Anhalt finds the right chemistry

Saxony-Anhalt in Germany is renowned for its expertise in chemistry, and thanks to its five chemical parks this reputation looks set to soar. 

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Düsseldorf mayor looks to maintain big draw

Düsseldorf's mayor speaks to fDi about the city's commitment to nurturing start-ups.

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Mannheim's winning mix proves an FDI draw

Mannheim's mayor is committed to diversifying away from the city's industrial strengths. 

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