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From startup to global enterprise

It’s a gamble. Werner von Siemens is repeatedly on the brink of failure. But he has a fixed goal: He wants to create a global business. From nothing. Despite all the obstacles. What drives him, this inventor and self-made man?


The interactive story leads to the key moments of his life: starting a new life as an 18-year-old, the founding of his startup company in Berlin, his first successes and major setbacks. And the greatest, most daring project of his life: the laying of a transatlantic cable.