Europe

Europe is our birthplace with over 35 member organisations and close ties to policy makers in Brussels and across the continent. With the Digital Single Market and many EU policies with global impact we deeply believe in the transformative power of startups for the old continent.

October 2018: Europe❤Startups: Pleddge for launching an Intergroup on Startups and Scaleups

Tags: European Parliament, Digital Single Market

June 2018: The Impact of a Content Filtering MAndate on Online Service Providers

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market, European Startups

September 2016: ScaleUp Europe – A Manifesto for Change and Empowerment in the Digital Age
In coopertation with the Lisbon Council, Nesta and Open Evidence

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

May 2016: European startups set policy priorities for global growth

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

Open Letters & Consultations:

March 2019: SME Exemption: Entrepreneurs In Europe Want To Thrive!

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market

February 2019: Open Letter: Why Exemptions Do Not Work For Startups

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market, AI

January 2019: Open Letter To The Trilogue Negotiators On A Mandatory TDM Exception

Tag: TDM, Copyright, Digital Single Market

January 2019: Letter: An SME exemption is not a startup exemption

Tag: TDM, Copyright, Digital Single Market

January 2019: Open Letter on Copyright Trilogue Negotiators on a TDM exception

Tag: TDM, Copyright, Digital Single Market

January 2019: Response to Consultation: Draft Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI

Tag: Artificial Intelligence, Digital Single Market

January 2019: P2B Letter to Deputy Ambassadors 

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

January 2019: Open Letter to MEPs on a delayed Copyright Trilogue

Tag: TDM, Copyright, Digital Single Market

December 2018: P2B Reality Check

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

December 2018: P2B Letter to IMCO members

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

November 2018: Not Optional (co-signed letter)

Tag: European Startups, Digital Single Market

November 2018: Open Letter: Draft Proposal on Platform to Business Relations

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

November 2018: P2B Startups Infographic 

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

November 2018: Copyright Letter to Portuguese Culture Minister

Tag: TDM, Copyright, Digital Single Market

November 2018: Copyright Letter to MEPs

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market

October 2018: Copyright Letter to Negotiating Parties on the Copyright Directive

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market

June 2018: Consultation Response on Hate Speech 

Tag: Platforms, Digital Single Market

May 2018: TDM Open Letter to Chancellor Merkel

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market

April 2018: Open letter to the EU Commission on AI and TDM 

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market

Vice President Ansip’s response to our letter

Tag: European Startups, Digital Single Market

December 2017: Joint Industry Statement on Free Flow of Data

Tag: Data flows

December 2017: Consultation Response: Public Sector Information

Tag: Access to Data

November 2017: Open Letter to Competition Council on Copyright

Tag: Copyright

May 2018: Europe’s Next Creative Renaissance? (also on Medium)

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market  

November 2017: 10 European Apps Helping Us Travel Smarter

Tag: Online Platforms, European Startups, App economy  

June 2017: From Zero to Hero or Europe’s Mighty App Economy: Part I Utility Apps (also on Medium)

Tag: Online platforms, European startups, App Economy  

June 2017 : Announcing: From Zero to Hero or Europe’s Mighty App Economy (also on Medium)

Tag: European Startups, App economy, Online Platforms

November 2017: 7 European Fitness and Wellness Apps Helping people Live Healthier (also on Medium)

Tag: Online Platforms, European Startups, App econom

May 2017: Let’s judge the DSM by its results, not ambitions

Tag: Copyright, Data Flows, Digital Single Market  

December 2016 : Preempting Problems is easier than Repairing them: The Case for Free Flow of Data

Tag: Data Flows, Digital Single Market

August 2016: Brain gain: Six ways the EU startup visa will bring success to Europe

Tag: Startup Visa, Digital Single Market

July 2016: Your summer reading list about startups and technology

Tag: European Startups

May 2016 : Digital Single Market in the European Parliament – in good hands?

Tag: Online Platforms, Digital Single Market

May 2016: European startups set policy priorities for global growth

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

Europe Should Praise its Startups

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

#techxmasreadings

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

The post-2018 data protection landscape for startups in the EU

Tag: Digital Single Market, Data Flows  

The post-2018 data protection landscape II

Tag: Privacy, Digital Single Market

Not Neutrality: An end to meaningful net neutrality in Europe?

Tag: Net neutrality, Digital Single Market

How a Startup Visa can make the EU (and EU politics) more attractive

Tag: Startup Visa, Digital Single Market, European Startups

Here we go: Europe’s thriving app economy

Tag; European Startups, App Economy

February 2018: Two things that Could Make of Break the European Data Economy

Tag: Data Flows, Digital Single Market

February 2018: The Entrepreneurial Parliament?

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

February 2017: EU Copyright Reform is Coming: Is your Startup Ready?

Tag: Copyright, European Startups

December 2017: Regulating Platforms, again?!

Tag: Online Platforms

September 2017: Two-hour content removal sends startups (and all of us) down a dangerous route.

Tag: Copyright, Online Platforms, Digital Single Market

January 2017 : Remember? #Startups urging European Commission to put digital first

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

July 2019:
Featured in etno.eu: #Dialogue4Tech: Europeans are users, consumers, entrepreneurs… citizens!

Tag: European Startups

July 2019:
Featured in  Agenda Digitale: Gdpr e cyber security, le startup italiane dormono: ecco tutte le opportunità perse (in Italian)

Tag: GDPR, European Startups

June 2019:
Featured in  La Libre: BeCentral, l’écosystème “tech” au centre de Bruxelles

Tag: European Startups

June 2019:
Featured in European Commission Webpage: Key Takeaways and Policy Recommendations from Startup Europe Summit 2019

Tag: European Startups

March 2019:
Featured in the Irish Independent: Startups losing out to ‘big tech’, warn investors

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in E&T: How Article 13 could threaten smaller content providers and start-ups

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in POLITICO Morning Tech: Startups ask for Policy

Tag: European Startups

March 2019:
Featured in Dagens Samshälle: Rädda vårt internet! (in Swedish)

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in Project Disco: EU Copyright Directive: The Final Countdown

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in telecompaper: ICT groups call for changes to EU regulation on terrorist content takedown

Tag: Platforms

March 2019:
Featured in telecompaper: ICT groups call for changes to EU regulation on terrorist content takedown

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in futurzone: Internet-Anbieter gegen Entwurf für EU-Urheberrechtsrichtlinie (in German)

Tag: Copyright

March 2019:
Featured in Vista Annonces: Les responsables techniques critiquent le plan fiscal français (in French)

Tag: DigiTax

March 2019:
Featured in Il Sole 24 Ore: Web tax, la Francia sfida i colossi: una partita da mezzo miliardo all’anno (in Italian)

Tag: DigiTax

March 2019:
Featured in Le Monde: Taxe GAFA : Bruno Le Maire répond aux entreprises du numérique (in French)

Tag: DigiTax

March 2019:
Featured in the Financial Times: Tech executives criticise France’s digital tax plan

Tag: DigiTax

March 2019:
Featured in LSA: Avec sa Taxe Gafa, la France part seule à l’assaut des géants du net (in French)

Tag: DigiTax

February 2019:
Featured in Europa Press: La segunda edición de Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit se promociona en Bruselas (in Spanish)

Tag: European Startups

January 2019:
Featured in El Mundo: Las startups europeas rechazan la tasa Google que el Gobierno aprobará hoy en el Consejo de Ministros (in Spanish)

Tag: DigiTax, European Startups

December 2018:
Featured in Forbes: Why An Attack on Big Tech Could Damage Small Start-ups

Tag: DigiTax, European Startups

May 2018:
POLITICO: The copyright reform bug that risks derailing Europe’s AI ambitions (Op-ed)

Tag: Copyright, AI, Digital Single Market, European Startups

July 2017:
Tech.eu: The European Parliament is Discussing an expiry date for Startups (Op-ed)

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

July 2017:
The Next Web: EU’s draconian new copyright law puts an expiration date on startups (Op-ed)

Tag: Copyright, European Startups

September 2016:
EURACTIV: The EU just told data mining startups to take their business elsewhere (Op-ed)

Tag: Copyright, European Startups, Access to Data

The Digital Post: Europe’s Tech Startups: Death by regulatory Overkill? (Op-ed)

Tag: Digital Single Market, App Economy, Data Flows  

April 2017:
EURACTIV: EU copyright directive means trouble for our startups (Op-ed)

Tag: Copyright, European Startups,

February 2019: Statement on the Conclusion of the Trilogues on the Copyright Directive

Tag: Copyright, Digital Single Market, AI

November 2018: Statement after IMCO vote on P2B

Tag: P2B, Platforms, Digital Single Market

July 2018: Copyright Vote outcome

Tag; Copyright, Digital Single Market

June 2018: Copyright – JURI Vote Outcome

Tag; Copyright, Digital Single Market

May 2018: Informal Intergroup on Startups at the European Parliament

Tag: European Startups, Digital Single Market

April 2018: Press release on Draft Platform-to-Business Proposal

Tag: online platforms, Digital Single Market

April 2018: Turning point or Turnover for Startups?

Tag: Digital Single Market, European Startups

March 2018: On Venture EU Fund launch

Tag: Digital Single Market

Community Statements

June 2018: Statement on ePrivacy – by startup founders

Tag: Privacy, European Startups, Digital Single Market

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