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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 …

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 …

Data Innovation Policy November 16, 2023 Done and dusted: what does the Data Act mean for startups?

On 9 November 2023, the European Parliament adopted the final text of the Data Act, by a majority of 481 votes in favour, 31 votes against, and 71 abstentions. The Data Act has the potential to fulfill its promise of boosting Europe’s competitiveness and innovation capacity by harmonising rules on access and use of industrial …

Data DTX Innovation November 8, 2023 Infographic: Secondary Health Data Sharing Across the EU 🩺

Data is an indispensable part of today’s world, with vast amounts being generated every second. The healthcare industry is no exception to this rule. The European Health Data Sharing Space, or EHDS, is an opportunity for startups to scale life-changing innovations across the EU. The platform offers to provide high-quality insights based on secondary health …

Data Innovation Privacy September 27, 2023 Privacy-Enhancing Technologies: Protecting Startups’ Data

Startups are increasingly dependent on the collection, processing, and use of personal data for their success. For that reason, businesses and startups take data breaches and privacy violations very seriously and implement measures to ensure their users’ data security. We’ve identified some of the Privacy-Enhancing Technologies (PETs) that startups are employing!   What are PETS? PETs …

Data Latest News Privacy Startups September 12, 2023 INFOGRAPHIC: The New EU-US Data Privacy Framework

We have crafted an infographic to explain the current landscape of EU-US data transfers. It dives into how the successor to the Privacy Shield, the new Data Privacy Framework, holds great potential to facilitate the transfer of data from the EU to the US, in particular for startups. As Allied for Startups, an association that …

Data Latest News Press Release Privacy July 11, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: New EU-US Data Privacy Framework is vital for startups and a key milestone for Transatlantic Relations

[Brussels, 11 July 2023, contact: jaime@alliedforstartups.org] The European Commission’s adoption of its adequacy agreement for EU-US personal data is a milestone decision. It is a crucial step towards an adequacy regime that will provide significant benefits for startups by enabling free and secure data flows across the Atlantic. The invalidation of the Privacy Shield in …

Data Policy July 6, 2023 Assessing The Data Act: How Startup-Friendly Is It?

On the 27th of June, after three months of trilogue negotiations, EU policymakers came to an agreement on the Data Act, which mandates requirements to facilitate the sharing of non-personal data. Before the beginning of the trilogues, Allied for Startups and its Members approached policymakers with an open letter in which we suggested three key …

Data Latest News Press Release June 28, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: Data Act: Startups commend EU harmonisation efforts and call for functioning data flows

[Brussels, 27 June 2023, contact jaime@alliedforstartups.org] Allied for Startups welcomes policymakers’ ambition to harmonise rules on access and use of industrial data in the EU. By establishing rules of fair access and use of data, the Data Act has the potential to become a powerful instrument for startups to access and transfer relevant data. While …

Data Latest News Startups June 21, 2023 A 10-step guide for startups to transfer data across borders

Startups are global from day one. In today’s increasingly interconnected world, transferring data across borders is the bread and butter of every startup ecosystem. The sharp increase of complex data protection regulation over the last few years has become a burdensome process for smaller actors with limited resources. In this blogpost we have explored the …

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