Five reasons for setting up a business in Germany

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Your cultural background will help you attract international customers

You’re not just an expert in your field. As opposed to most Germans, you’re also very much familiar with the culture of your home country. That is certainly an advantage.


Germany is a country of immigration. In 2013 alone, more than 1.1 million people relocated to Germany from abroad – and the number is growing. Often, these immigrants have particular requirements and desires, and you may be more familiar with them than most Germans. Maybe this could be the starting point of a business idea?

Your knowledge of language and culture might be the key to international business partnerships. More than 20 percent of Mittelstand companies are already active in international markets. Maybe you’ve already had contact with one of these companies. Use them to set up your own business.