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DTX Innovation Startups May 23, 2022 Digital Health Startup Voices: Tokitus

Allied for Startups DTx brings together a network of digital health startups, policy makers and key healthcare stakeholders to bridge the voice of entrepreneurs in healthtech policy and governance. As part of our Digital Health Startup Voices series, join us as we get to know our newest member Tokitus – a platform that offers high-quality …

Data Privacy Startups May 19, 2022 Three Keys to Unlock Data for Global Startups

Data is the most valuable asset in the modern digital economy. It allows entrepreneurs to understand complex realities, make better decisions, and even forecast business outcomes. Data is the number one ingredient of innovation and is key for startup entrepreneurs as it is an easily scalable asset. For instance, if you want to manufacture a …

Latest News Startups May 11, 2022 Announcing AFS EU Election Priorities Consultation

Allied for Startups is announcing an open consultation with startup associations to identify our Priorities for the 2024 EU elections. Although the election seems far away, for policy makers ‘election mode’ will start much earlier. Actually, in some countries some Parties are already setting up lists with candidates. There is a great opportunity to make …

Data Innovation Privacy May 5, 2022 Startup entrepreneurs, how has the GDPR affected your business?

The General Data Protection Regulation has been one of the most important compliance milestones of the overall EU agenda on data. It provided a harmonized framework for any organization around the world dealing with the personal data of EU citizens.  After 4 years of full GDPR applicability, we would like to hear the voice of …

Data DTX May 4, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: The European Health Data Space – a key strategy for cross-border startup innovation

[Brussels, May 4th 2022, contact: laura@alliedforstartups.org ] Allied for Startups welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for the European Health Data Space. The Health Data Space has the potential to introduce common standards for health data sharing and interoperability across the EU, key for startup ecosystems.  The European Health Data Space could reshape how primary and …

Latest News April 28, 2022 Allied for Startups Board Discusses 5 Year Goals

The Allied for Startups team and the elected Board convened for a Retreat in Lisbon last week. We were thrilled to have (finally!) met the Board in person, after holding all of our meetings online. Here’s the highlights of what we discussed in Lisbon:  Background: Our Board consists of leaders from Startup Organisations (our Members). …

Statement April 27, 2022 STATEMENT: Allied for Startups stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. 

Allied for Startups unequivocally condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine. We express our heart-felt sympathy for the victims of this war and their families.  As a global network of startup associations, we underline our willingness to assist wherever and however we can. To date, we have collected and published a list of best practices and …

Data Policy April 20, 2022 GDPR 4 years later – the impact on startups?

Four years ago the GDPR became a compliance milestone for anyone who processes EU citizens’ personal data. While it has provided a harmonized standard for almost 500 million citizens, it has also been challenging for startups.  GDPR was a welcomed response to the opportunities and challenges posed by the growth of digital economies and societies. …

DTX Healthtech Charter Startups April 15, 2022 HealthTech Charter – The Spanish Fitness Check: Startup Voices in Policy

Startup perspectives need to be heard in policy and government! Join us in our new project to spotlight entrepreneurial voices in healthtech regulation in Spain. Innovators in digital health often spend time and resources navigating complex legislation across Europe. Overly complex rules, in turn, hinder digital health solutions from reaching their full potential. We believe …

Innovation Startups April 1, 2022 Startups Driving a Greener and More Sustainable Future

From wildfires in Australia to floods in Europe, societies are already feeling the impacts of climate change. Halving global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 is arguably one of humankind’s greatest innovation challenges. As natural-born problem solvers, startups have stepped up to the plate and are playing a fundamental role in the transition to a …

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