Pfeffermind Games is a young startup in Berlin that develops smartphone apps. But what's special about this startup is that from the beginning on, the group of young entrepreneurs decided they wanted to keep their freedom and finance themselves. In an interview, Pfeffermind Game's co-founder Philipp Reinartz (pictured left) explains what it's like to build a startup without investors.
Germans brew some of the best beer in the world, but it only comes in a few different varieties. That's because German beer making is still controlled by the oldest food regulation in the world - the German beer purity law, which says you can only use three ingredients when making beer: water, hops and malt. Beer sommelier Sophia Wenzel thinks the law is outdated and it's time to spice things up.
On this week's show we look at a pressing issue: youth and the criminal justice system. What do black teens think about police brutality in the U.S. and the recent protests against the death of Freddie Gray? A food truck in New York City gives youths fresh out of jail a new chance and college graduates in Argentina are working on the black market to make a living.