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DTX Latest News Startups December 1, 2022 World AIDS Day: Moonshot Startup Solutions

In honour of World AIDS Day, celebrated annually on December 1st, we unite in the fight against HIV to show support for people living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed from an AIDS-related illness. Honouring World AIDS Day spotlights that HIV is still present and that there is an urgent need to …

GreenTech Startups November 23, 2022 AFS’ Journey Towards Climate Neutrality

With the Allied for Startups Membership having expressed their interest to incorporate sustainability in the AFS 2022 and 2023 Mandate, we launched a new sustainability vertical to build a global coalition of green tech startups to drive innovation-focused climate action. With sustainability as a core value of our work, Allied for Startups led by example …

Data Latest News Policy November 17, 2022 B2B mandatory data sharing in the Data Act. Friend or foe?

We continue our series on the Data Act, this time we will deep-dive into Business-to-Business (B2B) data sharing, one of the key aspects regulated by the Data Act and a crucial one for startups.  One of the key goals of the regulation is to make non-personal/industrial data more widely shared between businesses, which is mainly …

Latest News Policy Startup Nations Standard November 9, 2022 Is Spain ready to be the first EU Startup Nation?

The Spanish Parliament has approved the first Spanish Startup Law after sixteen months in the pipeline. This is exciting news for the Spanish and European startup ecosystems, so much so that it has been baptised in Spain by some as “la deseada” (the wished for).  This piece of legislation constitutes a conscious effort on the …

Latest News November 9, 2022 2022 in review — AFS Annual Report

Allied for Startups has published its 2022 Report!  In this release, we highlight our most relevant activities: from the opening of an office in LATAM to AFS’ solid commitment to sustainability. Discover everything we have done throughout this year to put startups at the top of the policy agenda! Download the 2022 Annual Report

Latest News Startups November 3, 2022 Uniting Global Startup Communities – The AFS Annual Summit

Last week, Allied for Startups hosted its 8th edition of the Annual Summit! Representatives from over 23 startup associations across the globe gathered in Brussels to connect, exchange ideas, and vote on our 2023 policy priorities.  After interesting reflections and deliberations, our Members voted on the AFS 2023 Mandate, which outlines our policy priorities for …

Data DTX October 18, 2022 A European Health Data Space Fit for Startups

Any entrepreneur is no more than an idea and the right data-set away from a new startup. Access to secondary health data is a key enabler in the development of innovative healthcare solutions. Allied for Startups welcomes the European Commission’s strategy for the creation of a European Health Data Space (EHDS), a core initiative for …

Data Latest News Startups October 13, 2022 The Data Act: An opportunity to unleash startup potential?

The Data Act is a legislative proposal from the European Commission which aims to regulate non-personal or industrial data within the European Union. It consists of the following three main strands: data relations between industrial actors, cloud data infrastructure and international data transfers. If done correctly, it has the potential to help foster startup growth …

Data Latest News Press Release October 7, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: The US executive order is a pivotal step towards transatlantic data transfers that work for startups

[Brussels, 7 October 2022, contact: ines@alliedforstartups.org]  The US  executive order on transatlantic data transfers is a pivotal step towards an agreement that will facilitate data transfers on both sides of the Atlantic. Allied for Startups welcomes this approach from the US administration which will bring significant benefits for startups.   Speaking about the release, Allied For …

DTX Healthtech Charter October 3, 2022 The French Fitness Check

Calling all healthtech entrepreneurs and experts in France! Have your say in the French Fitness Check to spotlight startup perspectives on the state of the French healthtech ecosystem.  All too often digital health innovators invest time and resources navigating complex regulatory measures across Europe. This, in turn, hinders digital health solutions from reaching their full …

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