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Ottonova Founders

Ottonova Takes Health Insurance Online

When Frank Birzle set out to start a healthcare company in his native Germany, he did what many people do: he Googled how to do it. But “how to start a health insurance company in Germany” didn’t return any results. “It was quite surprising,” he says. “How many times does it happen to you nowadays that you actually Google something and you get zero results?”

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Future-Friendly: Johannes Würbach from Contentful Explains Adaptable Content

For the people and companies producing today’s ever-evolving content, the challenge has increasingly become more complicated than delivering it in a single form. Today’s content needs to be dynamic and adaptable to meet consumers where they are, through whatever device they’re currently plugged into. “Successful companies now really try to stay directly in contact with the customers through ever-evolving content and experiences,” explains Johannes Würbach, senior back-end engineer at Contentful, which provides content infrastructure for developers and content creators.

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Fridtjof Detzner, Christian Springub & Matthias Henze of Jimdo

Jimdo Can Turn Anyone into a Website Developer                                          

When Germany natives Fridtjof Detzner and Christian Springub were teenagers, they began building websites for individuals and businesses. From there, it dawned on them: Why not figure out a way for clients to update and create sites themselves, minus the next-to-impossible coding part? In 2007, Jimdo was born.

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