Pfeffermind Games is a young startup in Berlin that develops smartphone apps. But what's special about this startup is that from the beginning on, the group of young entrepreneurs decided they wanted to keep their freedom and finance themselves. In an interview, Pfeffermind Game's co-founder Philipp Reinartz (pictured left) explains what it's like to build a startup without investors.
Germans brew some of the best beer in the world, but it only comes in a few different varieties. That's because German beer making is still controlled by the oldest food regulation in the world - the German beer purity law, which says you can only use three ingredients when making beer: water, hops and malt. Beer sommelier Sophia Wenzel thinks the law is outdated and it's time to spice things up.
Education is one of the biggest keys to making this world a better place. This week's Pulse focuses on youth fighting for education for all, featuring a Sierra Leonean teaching former child soldiers; an Indian setting up a charity to bring education to underprivileged kids; a singer from Ghana promoting education for African youth and a teacher taking his lesson to the remote island of Principe.