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Data December 4, 2020 What do startups think of the Data Governance Act? 

Last week the European Commission presented the Data Governance Act, its ambition is to facilitate the availability and sharing of public data inside the European Union. The proposal aims to complete the Open Data Directive adopted in 2019. It also sets the groundwork for the upcoming Data Act which is aimed to be released in …

Competition Digital Single Market Latest News platforms December 3, 2020 The Digital Markets Act – FAQ for Startup Founders

For the past year, we’ve been hearing and talking a lot about the DSA – The Digital Services Act. Not everyone will have followed that, in parallel, the European Commission was reviewing competition rules for the digital economy. Now the fruits of this labour will be presented. On to the stage comes the DMA – …

DTX Latest News November 25, 2020 Webinar: Digital health innovation & startups during COVID-19 and beyond

Allied for Startups & MEP Brando Benifei are hosting a virtual event Digital health innovation & startups during COVID-19 and beyond on 9 December at 5 PM CET.  This webinar will bring together key digital health stakeholders – award-winning digital health entrepreneurs and innovators, European policy makers and Patient Associations to discuss the opportunities and …

Talent November 20, 2020 Scaling-up diversity

Talent has been a priority for Allied for Startups since day one. Last month, Talent was re endorsed as a top policy priority in our 2021 Mandate. Startup visas and stock option reform are key components of our engagement on talent, especially as The Startup Nations Standard is in the pipeline!. This year it includes …

DTX November 18, 2020 What will EU4Health bring to digital innovation?

The ambitious EU4Health programme aims to advance the digital transformation of healthcare. We see enormous potential for digital health startups to play a key role in this process. Startups are developing AI applications in healthcare, telehealth platforms and digital therapeutics – areas that are predicted to develop and grow exponentially in the coming years.  What …

Artificial Intelligence Rocket Club November 10, 2020 3,2,1…Re-launching the Rocket Club! 🚀

In 2019, in the wake of European elections, we set ourselves the goal of forming an Intergroup on startups and scale-ups in the European Parliament. Our Europe💙Startups campaign gathered more than 50 MEPs. Our initial idea didn’t quite materialise but we realised that we had assembled a network of tech-savvy and startupper MEPs. Always true …

DTX Startups November 9, 2020 Why should digital health startups be part of policy conversations?

COVID-19 highlights the extraordinary potential of digital health startups, which regulation can empower to further scale. To do so, we advocate building a dialogue with the entrepreneurs behind them. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitisation of healthcare. Digital health startups are developing innovative digital health solutions to support healthcare systems and patients, provide new …

Artificial Intelligence October 29, 2020 Regulating Artificial Intelligence – An opportunity for innovation in the European Union?

Artificial Intelligence legislation in Europe has enormous opportunities if we maintain and build a clear pathway for starting and scaling startups in Europe. The ambition at EU level should be to incentivise startup entrepreneurs to innovate and grow their business in any sector. Regulating AI has been high on the agenda of the new European …

Uncategorized October 29, 2020 A short recap of our 2020 Virtual Annual Summit

On the 13th of October, Allied for Startups held its 6th Annual Summit. Our Annual Summit is the highlight of our year as we invite all of our Members from across the globe to Brussels. This year, given the circumstances, we held it online. Despite the new format, we are amazed to see the level …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News Press Release October 27, 2020 PRESS RELEASE: The Digital Services Act could empower startups and the wider EU economy.  

[Brussels, 27 October 2020, contact: ines@alliedforstartups.org] Allied for Startups in partnership with Oxera have published an economic impact assessment about how the Digital Services Act will affect business users of platforms.  The study was conducted by Oxera, who interviewed 1000 businesses across four Member States (Spain, Ireland, Bulgaria and Germany). The findings show that business …