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Artificial Intelligence Latest News Press Release June 14, 2023 PRESS RELEASE: AI Act Plenary vote: Startups call for a harmonised and proportionate AI Act

AI Act Plenary vote: Startups call for a harmonised and proportionate AI Act [Brussels, 14 June 2023, contact [email protected]] With the adoption by the European Parliament plenary of the joint report on the Artificial Intelligence Act, Allied for Startups urges policymakers to consider startups’ perspective in its upcoming negotiations.  Speaking about the adoption of the …

Latest News Press Release May 11, 2023 AI Act Committee vote: The AI Act should incentivise starting up and scaling

[Brussels, 11 May 2023, contact [email protected]] Allied for Startups welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament’s IMCO and LIBE committees’ joint report on the Artificial Intelligence Act and urges policymakers to consider startups’ perspective in the upcoming negotiations.  The AI Act aims to ensure that the development and uptake of AI in the EU are …

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: [email protected]] 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 …

Data Latest News Press Release October 7, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: The US executive order is a pivotal step towards transatlantic data transfers that work for startups

[Brussels, 7 October 2022, contact: [email protected]]  The US  executive order on transatlantic data transfers is a pivotal step towards an agreement that will facilitate data transfers on both sides of the Atlantic. Allied for Startups welcomes this approach from the US administration which will bring significant benefits for startups.   Speaking about the release, Allied For …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News Press Release July 7, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: EU leads the way with landmark platform rules

[Brussels, 7 July 2022, contact [email protected]] We welcome landmark new horizontal legislation for the online economy, the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), which were approved by the European Parliament on 5 July 2022. While different in scope and effect, both will play an important role in building a strong and …

Data Press Release March 28, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: A new robust Privacy Shield key for a thriving startup ecosystem

PRESS RELEASE [Brussels, 28th March 2022, contact: [email protected]] Allied for Startups welcomes the latest development of a political breakthrough on a new “Privacy Shield” data transfer agreement between the US and EU.  The invalidation of the Privacy Shield in July 2020 presented a difficult scenario for the 5,300 companies using it, especially startups, who were …

Data Press Release February 24, 2022 PRESS RELEASE: Enhancements in the Data Act key for startups

[Brussels, 24rd February 2022, contact: [email protected]] Allied for Startups acknowledges the critical value of free flowing data to the EU economy and proposes enhancements to the Data Act.  Allied for Startups welcomes the objectives of the European Commission’s proposal. This proposal can ensure the extraction of more value from data throughout the EU, enabling interoperability …

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 [email protected]] 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 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 [email protected]] 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: …

Latest News Press Release Startup Nations Standard November 3, 2021 PRESS RELEASE: Independent ESNA Monitoring can deliver significant improvements for startups in EU

PRESS RELEASE [Lisbon, 3rd November 2021, contact: [email protected]] Allied for Startups welcomes the European Startup Nations Alliance (ESNA), the monitoring body of the Startup Nations Standard (SNS) and encourages Member States to construct independent and transparent governing bodies with a clearly defined role for startup organisations.  In March of 2021, we welcomed the release of …