Berlin is considered one of the European hubs of the global Blockchain and Web3 scene. Over 180 players, from startups and corporates to accelerators and innovation hubs to research institutions and investors, are dealing with the diverse topics and use cases of Blockchain and Web3 in Berlin. The metropolis impresses above all thanks to its diverse, dynamic and varied ecosystem.
„In the last 2 years, the number of blockchain companies that are incorporated or have a presence in Berlin almost doubled. It’s a city that has perfect conditions to become a global blockchain hotspot.“
Initially developed for bank-independent payment with Bitcoins, today the DLT technologies (DLT = Distributed Ledger Technology) have a high application potential in a large number of sectors and industries. In addition to cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and NFTs are also worthy of mention. Increasingly, projects are emerging within the framework of EBSI with Berlin participation - with the common goal of developing Blockchain services in and for Europe.
In addition to the basic technologies, numerous business models and successful applications from various areas already exist in Berlin:
The city has become an important venue for events and information about blockchain technologies. As a regional information and networking format, numerous meetups on various aspects of blockchain and web3 are held in Berlin. The topics range from questions about the technology itself, the range of applications in different sectors, and associated social and legal issues.