A Factory for Start-Ups Berlin Embraces Net Newbies and Leviathans

This week, Google will open a high-profile office in the German capital, which has become a hub for technology firms. With the official opening next year of the Factory, a campus of companies including SoundCloud, entrepreneurs in the city hope to cement Berlin's reputation as Europe's leading city for start-ups.
Von Rachel Stern
An architectural rendering of Berlin's Factory, a hub for tech start-ups in the German capital slated to open in 2013.

An architectural rendering of Berlin's Factory, a hub for tech start-ups in the German capital slated to open in 2013.

Julian Breinersdorfer