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Latest News Policy Startups September 23, 2022 Time to lead on global economic policy development

By Michael McGeary, Founding Board Member, Allied for Startups  As governments around the world emerge from facing down the economic and public health crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are turning towards forward-looking policy development, especially with regard to technology and its role in society. In the US, antitrust, competition and privacy are once again …

Artificial Intelligence Digital Single Market Policy September 22, 2022 How may the AI Liability Directive impact startups.

For many AI startups, the global challenges we are currently facing (COVID-19, climate change, and the energy crisis) are opportunities to use technology to improve people’s lives. This is why AFS  has actively participated in the policy debate on AI since the first White Paper on the topic was published in February 2020. Advocating for …

Innovation Latest News Startups September 21, 2022 The energy transition at the hands of startups

Rethinking the ways in which we produce and consume energy is more pressing than ever. In 2015, the Paris Agreement reached a global consensus around the necessity to adopt measures to achieve climate neutrality and mitigate climate change consequences. The same year, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,  which included “affordable and …

Data DTX Policy September 1, 2022 Q4 Projects and Priorities

We’re back after a restful summer break, fully recharged and excited to jump back in on our projects ahead. Entering the last quarter of 2022, we take a look at Allied for Startups’ exciting upcoming activities. Allied for Startups Annual Summit 2022 Allied for Startups will be hosting its Annual Summit in October 2022! After …

Latest News July 28, 2022 We’re Hiring: Join the Allied for Startups Team

Allied for Startups has opened two new vacancies at its Brussels office! Director of EU Policy  Allied for Startups is seeking a full-time Director of EU Policy to join our international and dynamic team in Brussels! This high-profile opportunity reports directly to the CEO and requires a thoughtful, articulate, energetic self-starter. Take a closer look …

Data DTX Policy July 28, 2022 Pre-Summer Startup Milestones

As we round off the first half of 2022, we take a look at some of the key projects and milestones that have shaped our work at Allied for Startups for the last few months.  Growth We’re expanding in every possible direction! We were born almost a decade ago and our Membership growth mirrors the …

Data Innovation Startups July 14, 2022 Turning the Data Act into the key to a successful startup-fuelled recovery

In February 2022 the European Commission presented the Data Act. The Data Act is one of the main pillars of the European Strategy on Data, the plan that the EU has to create a single market for data that “will allow it to flow freely within the EU and across sectors for the benefit of …

DTX Healthtech Charter Startups July 14, 2022 Webinar: Digital Health Voices in Policy – The Spanish Fitness Check

On July 12th, Allied for Startups DTx hosted a Webinar on Digital Health Voices in Policy. This event marked the launch of the Spanish Fitness Check, a deep-dive into the Spanish digital health ecosystem. Leading entrepreneurs came together to discuss the future of digital health innovation in Spain, sharing startup regulatory needs to foster better …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News Press Release July 7, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: EU leads the way with landmark platform rules

[Brussels, 7 July 2022, contact ines@alliedforstartups.org] We welcome landmark new horizontal legislation for the online economy, the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), which were approved by the European Parliament on 5 July 2022. While different in scope and effect, both will play an important role in building a strong and …

Data Privacy Startups June 30, 2022 Startups at the center of the privacy debate: deep dive into the EDPS Conference.

We participated in the European Data Protection Supervisor 2022 Conference!, where we reaffirmed that the privacy debate in Europe is still heated. Our question is: where are the startups? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the independent EU authority that ensures all European institutions and agencies respect the fundamental right to the protection of …

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