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Latest News Policy Startups September 23, 2022 Time to lead on global economic policy development

By Michael McGeary, Founding Board Member, Allied for Startups  As governments around the world emerge from facing down the economic and public health crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, they are turning towards forward-looking policy development, especially with regard to technology and its role in society. In the US, antitrust, competition and privacy are once again …

Innovation Latest News Startups September 21, 2022 The energy transition at the hands of startups

Rethinking the ways in which we produce and consume energy is more pressing than ever. In 2015, the Paris Agreement reached a global consensus around the necessity to adopt measures to achieve climate neutrality and mitigate climate change consequences. The same year, the UN adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,  which included “affordable and …

Data Innovation Startups July 14, 2022 Turning the Data Act into the key to a successful startup-fuelled recovery

In February 2022 the European Commission presented the Data Act. The Data Act is one of the main pillars of the European Strategy on Data, the plan that the EU has to create a single market for data that “will allow it to flow freely within the EU and across sectors for the benefit of …

DTX Healthtech Charter Startups July 14, 2022 Webinar: Digital Health Voices in Policy – The Spanish Fitness Check

On July 12th, Allied for Startups DTx hosted a Webinar on Digital Health Voices in Policy. This event marked the launch of the Spanish Fitness Check, a deep-dive into the Spanish digital health ecosystem. Leading entrepreneurs came together to discuss the future of digital health innovation in Spain, sharing startup regulatory needs to foster better …

Data Privacy Startups June 30, 2022 Startups at the center of the privacy debate: deep dive into the EDPS Conference.

We participated in the European Data Protection Supervisor 2022 Conference!, where we reaffirmed that the privacy debate in Europe is still heated. Our question is: where are the startups? The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is the independent EU authority that ensures all European institutions and agencies respect the fundamental right to the protection of …

DTX Innovation Startups June 23, 2022 Spotlighting Digital Health Innovation: The EU Patient Digital Health Awards

Allied for Startups DTx is thrilled to partner up for the European Patient Digital Health Awards! Following last year’s successful first edition, we applaud the initiative’s mission to spotlight the most patient-focused innovations and allow startups to gain visibility for their work. With the call for applications now open, we invite all European digital health …

Latest News Startups June 9, 2022 Happy 8th birthday Allied for Startups!

On the 11th of June of 2014, Melissa Blaustein, our Founder and CEO, came together with 12 national startup associations and formed Allied for Startups. Today, we have over 45 national startup associations scattered across the globe, from Canada to Malaysia to Finland. The team has also grown significantly, from a two-man show to 7 …

DTX Innovation Startups May 23, 2022 Digital Health Startup Voices: Tokitus

Allied for Startups DTx brings together a network of digital health startup, policy makers and key healthcare stakeholders to bridge the voice of entrepreneurs in healthtech policy and governance. As part of our Digital Health Startup Voices series, join us as we get to know our newest member Tokitus – a platform that offers high-quality …

Data Privacy Startups May 19, 2022 Three Keys to Unlock Data for Global Startups

Data is the most valuable asset in the modern digital economy. It allows entrepreneurs to understand complex realities, make better decisions, and even forecast business outcomes. Data is the number one ingredient of innovation and is key for startup entrepreneurs as it is an easily scalable asset. For instance, if you want to manufacture a …

Latest News Startups May 11, 2022 Announcing AFS EU Election Priorities Consultation

Allied for Startups is announcing an open consultation with startup associations to identify our Priorities for the 2024 EU elections. Although the election priorities consultation seems far away, for policy makers ‘election mode’ will start much earlier. Actually, in some countries some Parties are already setting up lists with candidates. There is a great opportunity …

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