Berliner Spaziergang

Wie Simon Schäfer das Berlin der Start-ups neu erfindet

| Lesedauer: 13 Minuten
Jürgen Stüber

Foto: Amin Akhtar

Twitter, Soundcloud und Mozilla: Mit der Factory an der Rheinsberger Straße in Mitte hat Simon Schäfer eine Begegnungsstätte für Internet-Unternehmer geschaffen. Wir haben ihn getroffen.

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