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 Beer sommelier Sophia Wenzel thinks the law is outdated and it's time to spice things up.
It seems not a day goes by where we don’t turn on the radio, watch the television or go online and hear about a terrorist attack or atrocity. Today on Pulse we talk about conflict: what drives youth to join terrorist organizations, what role does social media play in spreading propaganda to inflame conflict and hatred? And we meet a former child soldier who was forced to shoot his best friend.