AFS Annual Summit 2019

October 17, 2019

October 15 – 17, 2019, Brussels

In its 5th edition, Allied for Startups’ Annual Summit united 23 startup associations from 3 continents to Brussels to discuss how policy can enable exponential startup growth. This featured a roundtable discussion in the European Parliament at the start of its new mandate, allowing policymakers and community leaders to connect and exchange their priorities. Members got the chance to discuss startup priorities with EU officials, including:

  • Prabhat Agarwal, Deputy Head of Unit, Online Platforms & Governance, DG Connect, European Commission
  • Gerard de Graaf, Director for the Digital Single Market in DG Connect, European Commission 
  • Pearse O’Donohue, Director of Future Networks, DG Connect, European Commission
  • Werner Stengg, Head of Unit for platforms and e-commerce, DG Connect, European Commission 
  • MEP Eva Maydell
  • MEP Sean Kelly

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