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Policy Startups January 21, 2020 Dear policy makers, for every big tech CEO, listen to 10 startup entrepreneurs.

This week, senior representatives from big tech companies spoke out about regulation on Artificial Intelligence, digital taxation, online content moderation, and other pressing issues in the digital single market, as Brussels prepares to regulate and amend policy on these issues.   Some of these impact areas affect entrepreneurs in every possible way. How? Sometimes legislation does …

Startups December 18, 2019 Allied for Startups asks its members 3 questions…

Three questions for our members… Allied for Startups members are a bit like startup themselves. All of them are leaders in their local ecosystem, driving change for entrepreneurs on the ground. They’re all younger than 10 years and many are younger than 5 years. We’ve asked them to take a minute to share some of their …

Startups October 30, 2019 3 Questions for…

Allied for Startups is not like any other trade association. Virtually all of our Member organisations (local, national or regional startup associations) are younger than 10 years, many are younger than 5 years. They’re a bit like startups themselves. All of them are leaders in their local ecosystem, driving change for entrepreneurs on the ground. …

Startups October 29, 2019 Startups and Digital Sovereignty

What is the role of startups in the debate on digital sovereignty? As the digital economy permeates our lives on all fronts, can concepts like digital sovereignty be discussed without startups?…

Startups October 22, 2019 Deep-dive into the Spanish ecosystem – South Summit

[Brussels, 22 October] Earlier this month, Allied for Startups participated in the South Summit in Madrid to meet, learn and exchange with stakeholders in the Spanish startup ecosystem. The South Summit brings together thousands of entrepreneurs working in blockchain, foodtech, insurtech, healthcare, smart mobility, and other cutting-edge topics, as well as ecosystem players ranging from corporate …

Startups October 22, 2019 Allied for Startups’ 5th Annual Summit Scales Up!

From 14-16 October, startup communities from across the world came to Brussels to discuss policies that support startups.

Policy Startups October 3, 2019 Startup Communities’ Questions to Commissioner Vestager

[Brussels, 3 October] Startups should be in the centre of the European Commission’s plans for the digital economy, which is why Allied for Startups has questions to be asked to Commissioner-designate Vestager at her hearing on Tuesday, 8 October. Concurrently to the hearing of Commissioner Vestager, Allied for Startups is releasing its position on the …

DTX Startups September 5, 2019 The Rise of Startups in the European Digital Health Ecosystem: Opportunities and Challenges

Europe is booming as a startup hub in all things digital. According to Atomico’s State of European Tech report, total investment in European startups reached $23 billion in 2018 – compared to $5 billion in 2013. The figures show that startups are a significant driver of growth, jobs and in particular, better healthcare. From mHealth …

Startups August 21, 2019 Europe❤️Startups: Why Startups are Europe’s Top Job Creators

Startups accelerate economic growth, expanding and creating jobs faster than the rest of the economy. What can the European Parliament do to enable startups to multiply their contribution to the European market.

Policy Startups June 21, 2019 Problem-Based Learning: A startups’ recipe for policy makers

Online platforms transform the way we purchase, communicate, move and work – everybody enjoys their services everyday. Startups benefit from this thriving platform economy – it helps them to grow, operate with little cost and connect easily with consumers and users. With the platform economy, startups deliver new products and services which benefits consumers and …