Don Joins Governor Murphy and Berlin Mayor To Strengthen Partnership Between Tech Ecosystems

Don joined the New Jersey governor and the Berlin mayor at Berlin city hall on Oct. 19 as the governments pledged deeper cooperation between the startup ecosystems in Berlin and New Jersey, boosting Audible’s and Newark Venture Partners‘ efforts to catalyze urban renaissance through early-stage tech.

“We wouldn’t be here today without Don Katz from Audible,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said, referring to Audible’s leadership in crafting the New Jersey-Berlin innovation economy cooperation agreement and highlighting Audible’s growth in Berlin, from 12 people when Audible moved there 10 years ago to more than 200 today. Berlin Mayor Michael Müller thanked Don for Audible’s commitment to Berlin.

“The similarities between what is powering the comeback of Berlin and the comeback of a great city like Newark are really, really deep,” Don said at city hall.

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