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Startups April 18, 2019 Allied for Startups Grows to Croatia, Romania and Serbia

Allied for Startups is proud to welcome three new members to its growing global startup advocacy network. With Startup Zagreb,  Codette and Startit, three startup organisations doing remarkable work in their national ecosystems, are scaling their efforts to a global level. “Though our members come from different national ecosystems, many startups operate with a global …

Statement April 17, 2019 Statement on the plenary vote on the Terrorist Content Online Regulation

[Brussels, 17 April 2019] Allied for Startups regrets the outcome of the plenary vote today, which adds an obstacle to early stage entrepreneurs. The one-hour removal requirement accompanied by financial penalties is untenable for startups which are not able to operate a 24/7 service yet. Especially in their early growth stages, startups neither have the …

Statement April 17, 2019 Statement on the adoption of the P2B regulation’s interinstitutional agreement by the European Parliament

[Brussels, 17 April] We welcome today’s endorsement by the European Parliament of the interinstitutional agreement on fairness and transparency in platform-to-business relations. Benedikt Blomeyer, Manager European Affairs at Allied for Startups, said “The diversity of the platform economy was largely taken into account in the final text and we are pleased that the negotiators have …

Policy April 5, 2019 Startup Communities look ahead with policy recommendations

We presented 11 concrete policy recommendations for European leaders at the Startup Europe Summit in Cluj. At Startup Europe Summit, Allied for Startups coordinated with Startup Europe the publication of “Startup Policy Ideas”…

Talent April 5, 2019 It’s all about Talent, Talent, Talent

Next to markets and capital, talent has always been one of the top three things entrepreneurs need to thrive. With more capital available and markets slowly uniting, access to talent is becoming the biggest bottleneck to scaling up in the EU. We suggest three building blocks to policy makers: Train more talent, enable startups to hire …