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Uncategorized February 9, 2022 Incentivising gig economy success for consumers, platform workers and the economy

Many startups delivering for businesses and consumers choose to be platforms and to offer gig jobs. As the EU gets into second gear with its directive for platform workers, we believe this legislation can increase gig economy success for consumers, platform workers, and the economy. On 8 December 2021, as part of its objective to …

DTX Healthtech Charter Startups February 3, 2022 A Year in Review – 2021 DTx Annual Report

Allied for Startups DTx has published its 2021 Annual Report! With digital health initiatives under the European spotlight, take a look at the project’s main activities and growth this past year. Join us as we continue to enhance the policy environment for startups and support innovation in the European healthcare ecosystem in 2022.    Download …

DTX Healthtech Charter Policy January 27, 2022 Reimbursement of Digital Health Applications in Europe #HealthTechCharter

With the HealthTech Charter officially launched, Allied for Startups DTx is starting a series spotlighting best practises in digital health innovation in Europe. Join us as we dive deep into what works according to healthtech entrepreneurs – but more importantly, what we need more of for digital health to thrive in Europe!  Through data-based treatment …

Latest News Press Release January 20, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: Digital Services Act vote: An opportunity for startups but a long road ahead

[Brussels, 20 January 2021, contact ines@alliedforstartups.org] Allied for Startups welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament’s Resolution on the Digital Services Act which makes a first step towards finding a balance between preventing the dissemination of illegal content and providing startups with the flexibility they need to innovate.  The Resolution maintains the key principles of …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News platforms January 19, 2022 Why is the Digital Services Act important for startups?

10,000 startups in Europe are counting on the European Parliament to vote for a Digital Services Act that facilitates innovation for businesses and societies across Europe by sticking to the hard-won IMCO compromise and rejecting disproportionate last-minute amendments. MEPs in the Internal Market Committee MEPs have designed an approach that strikes a balance between preventing …

Latest News platforms Startups January 5, 2022 Will France support startups during its Presidency?

For the last few years the French government has shown considerable interest in nurturing its fast-growing digital startup ecosystem and becoming a “Digital Republic”. Just last year, the government invested €4 billion in funding for startups to support them during the COVID lockdowns. France is also known for its startup visa, a fast-track scheme for …

Policy Startups December 16, 2021 Startup Policy Track @ Slush! 2/12/21

Allied for Startups, Startup Foundation, France Digitale, Danish Entrepreneurs, and the Frontrunners Alliance organised the Startup Policy Track at Slush! on 2 December.  Find below the key highlights: Over the course of 3 panel discussions, startup founders, VCs, ecosystem leaders and policy makers discussed building startup ecosystems, platform governance and data. Startups are formed and …

Data Latest News December 16, 2021 Announcing the Global Data Flows & Privacy Workstream: Why data flows & privacy can work together and why this supports startups

An entrepreneur is only an idea and the right data set away from a startup.  Data is the bedrock of innovation, it fuels knowledge, research, and technology. Today more and more startups use data at the core of their operations, such as AI startups, or as ancillary. While startups are increasingly relying on data to …

DTX Healthtech Charter Innovation Policy December 9, 2021 The Launch of The HealthTech Charter: Standards in Digital Health Innovation

The HealthTech Charter was officially launched on December 8, 2021, placing a spotlight on the future of digital health innovation in Europe. As a best practice repository of the most empowering policies and measures for digital health innovations to succeed, The HealthTech Charter brings entrepreneurial perspectives to the policy-making table.   During the event, leading entrepreneurs, …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News Press Release November 26, 2021 PRESS RELEASE: Maintaining the foundation of the platform economy in The Digital Services Act is key to startup growth

[Brussels, 25 November 2021, contact ines@alliedforstartups.org] We welcome the adoption of the Council of the EU’s general approach on the Digital Services Act which maintains the key principles of the E-Commerce Directive and the Country of Origin principle, which is vitally important for startup ecosystems.   The general approach preserves three key principles for startup ecosystems: …