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2024 EU Elections Innovation Policy Startups February 27, 2024 Unlocking Europe’s Digital Future: The Urgency for a Commissioner of Digital Entrepreneurship

By Tímea Bárocz, Operations Manager of Startup Hungary In today’s fast-paced digital era, innovation isn’t just advantageous; it’s essential for societal progression. The European Union, a vibrant tapestry of innovation and entrepreneurship, now stands at a pivotal juncture. However, a prevailing misconception within the EU is its perceived sluggishness in embracing digital transformation, often leading …

Artificial Intelligence Data Policy Privacy Startups February 23, 2024 The EU’s AI and Copyright Laws: The Challenges Ahead For Startups

Although one may think that artificial intelligence (AI) and copyright are issues separately addressed, nothing could be further from the truth, particularly today. With the rise in popularity of tools such as OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Stability AI’s Stable Diffusion, EU policymakers decided to regulate the use of generative AI (GenAI) systems, i.e. the technology at …

Uncategorized February 14, 2024 A 5-Step Guide to Winning a Startup’s Heart 💘

Ah, Valentine’s Day – the perfect time to celebrate love in all its forms! While the traditional symbols of affection might feature chocolates and flowers, a different kind of romance blossoms in the world of startups. So, if you’re curious to uncover what truly sets their hearts racing with excitement, you’ve come to the right …

2024 EU Elections Startups February 9, 2024 EU Elections Manifestos: What’s in them for Startups?

As the election season approaches, the European political parties, which are each affiliated to a political group in the European Parliament, are busy drafting their election manifestos. To see what is in them for startups, Allied for Startups dove into the manifestos to surface all that is relevant for startups. Curious? Get your diving mask …

2024 EU Elections Innovation February 8, 2024 Startup Visa: A strategic measure for Europe’s competitiveness

By Agata C. Hidalgo, European Affairs Lead of France Digitale, and Antoine Latran, European Affairs Coordinator of France Digitale Recruitment is the number one challenge for startups in Europe: not only do they face a shortage of profiles at all levels of seniority, but they are also in direct competition with leading companies, like US …

2024 EU Elections Innovation Startups February 1, 2024 Danish Entrepreneurs and Venstre: Entrepreneurs must be involved in shaping EU legislation

By Johann Svane, Head of Policy and Press, Danske Iværksættere – Danish Entrepreneurs, and Morten Løkkegaard, Group Chairman of Renew Europe, the Liberal Party in the European Parliament In our rapidly changing, digitalized world, innovation is not just a luxury, but a necessity for our society.  Innovation creates solutions to, for example, the climate crisis …

Artificial Intelligence Data Policy January 31, 2024 AI, Startups, and GDPR: A Privacy Tango with a Twist

Startups are at the vanguard of providing AI solutions to grand societal challenges. Yet, those AI solutions are only as good as the data they are fed, which includes extensive amounts of personal information. This is precisely why, soon after generative AI applications like ChatGPT went viral at the end of 2022, privacy concerns rapidly …

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Latest News Policy January 26, 2024 The European Commission’s AI Innovation Package: What does it mean for startups?

On 24 January 2024, the European Commission unveiled its ‘AI Innovation Package’ to support European startups in the development of trustworthy AI. This initiative does not come out of nowhere and goes along with the European Union’s much-anticipated AI Act, the world’s first comprehensive law on artificial intelligence. But what exactly is this package about …

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Latest News Trade January 19, 2024 EU-US Trade and Technology Council: What is it and why does it matter for startups?

As Brussels and parts of the US were hit by blizzards, another kind of storm is brewing: the next EU-US Trade and Technology Council Summit. On 12 January, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai confirmed that the next EU-US Summit will take place in Washington D.C. on 30 January. But what exactly is the TTC and …

GreenTech Startup Climate Network Startups January 5, 2024 Greenovation: European Startups Paving the Way Towards Green Transition

Europe has been a frontrunner when it comes to adopting and promoting green technologies. With its Green Deal ambitions, the region is on a serious mission, trying to shrink its environmental footprint and secure its spot as the world’s first carbon-neutral continent. This dedication towards sustainability was particularly visible just a few weeks ago at …

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