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Data Latest News Policy January 30, 2023 How startups will be affected by a potential extension of scope of Article 27 of the Data Act to data holders?

We are closely following the discussions on the European Commission’s proposal on the Data Act and its impact on the startup ecosystem. Startup communities are particularly concerned about recent discussions on the extension of the scope of Article 27 from “data processing services” to “data holders”. International data transfers are a key element of innovation …

DTX Latest News January 26, 2023 What happens when policy makers, entrepreneurs and startup communities discuss the future of digital health?

Allied for Startups hosted its second annual DTx Startup Congress in Brussels on January 25th, 2023. The hybrid event brought together startups, policy makers, and ecosystem builders to exchange views on the current state of digital health in Europe and beyond! The first segment of the event featured a panel discussion comparing & contrasting different …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News Policy January 26, 2023 Summary: Exploring the impact of the AI Act on Startups in Europe survey

A recent survey of over 100 high-tech AI startups which drive AI innovation by developing diverse AI systems, with both specific and generic purposes, and 15 Venture Capital firms (VCs) in the EU, has shed some light on potential startup challenges stemming from the EU’s AI Act proposal. This survey conducted by a coalition of …

Artificial Intelligence Latest News January 17, 2023 How would regulating general purpose AI impact startups?

We are following the discussions on the European Commission’s proposal on AI Act and its impact on the startup ecosystem. Startup communities in the EU are particularly concerned about the regulation of general purpose AI, which is a key element of innovation. Here’s why:  What is general purpose AI? A general purpose AI system is …

Latest News Policy Startups January 13, 2023 Our new year’s roadmap

New Year, new projects! And that is true at Allied for Startups, where we will keep working on our policy priorities as we launch new startup initiatives with the same mission in mind: to advocate for a global startup-friendly policy environment. Sneak peek on what’s on our agenda for 2023: DTx We will be kicking …

Latest News January 10, 2023 We’re looking for a Policy Manager!

About us: Allied for Startups is the voice of startups in policy and government. We represent over 46 European and global startup associations (BESCO, Startup Canada, Startup Malaysia), making their voice heard in international organisations and governments. We work to increase the impact of entrepreneurial voices on policy issues such as artificial intelligence, data & …

Latest News Policy Startups Uncategorized December 21, 2022 Our 2022 word is growth

As 2022 comes to an end, we take a look at what an incredible year this has been for startups worldwide. At Allied for Startups we can proudly say goodbye to a year of growth and meaningful policy results that reaffirm our mission as a global startup organisation.  The Policy Corner We have seen the …

Latest News Net Neutrality Startups December 19, 2022 Why is net neutrality integral to a global startup ecosystem?

What is net neutrality? Net neutrality principle refers to the way that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) manage the data or traffic carried on their networks when data is requested by broadband subscribers (known as end-users under EU law) from providers of content, applications or services (CAPs), as well as when traffic is exchanged between end-users.  …

Data Latest News Press Release December 13, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: The European Commission’s draft adequacy decision on EU-US data transfers is a crucial step towards startup-friendly transatlantic data transfers

[Brussels, 13 December 2022, contact: maria@alliedforstartups.org] The European Commission’s draft adequacy decision on EU-US personal data transfers is a crucial step towards an agreement that will facilitate personal data transfers between the EU and the US. Allied for Startups welcomes this approach from the European Commission which will bring significant benefits for startups.  Allied For …

Innovation Latest News Policy December 13, 2022 The cybersecurity reform is an opportunity for innovation

By Alejandra Plaschinski, Director for LATAM at Allied for Startups Cybersecurity legislation has been under discussion in the Mexican Congress in recent months. This debate comes at a key moment to position Mexico as a leader in the digital ecosystem for Latin America. The reform gives congress the possibility to attract capital investment while boosting …

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