Rubin Lind is just 17 years old. He has developed an app that allows students to use their smartphones to study on the go. He launched his company four weeks ago.
Berlin-based start-up MoneyMap wants to save Germans money by managing their utility, phone and insurance agreements. The site's co-founder spotted a market gap as more than half the public never change energy suppliers.
16-year-old Ben Pasternak of Australia is the latest digital start-up whiz kid. He's just raised several million euros in venture capital for his new retailing app Flogg.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) festivals are now a leading showcase for start-ups. At the Accelerator Competition, interactive tech companies from the world over presented their ideas. German start-ups drew crowds.
Imagine filling out a pile of forms in a language you've never learned before. After struggling with this problem, six refugees from Syria are designing an app to help others navigate German bureaucracy.
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