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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 …

DTX Startups May 16, 2019 5 Innovative Vaccine Startups in Europe

Vaccination, as the European Commission states, is the most cost-effective tool for widespread disease prevention. Yet, according to a recent Eurobarometer survey, 48% of Europeans believe vaccines can produce serious side-effects. The same survey shows that more than 12.000 measles cases were reported in the European Economic Area and 35 people died from them last year, …

Startups April 18, 2019 Allied for Startups Grows to Croatia, Romania and Serbia

Allied for Startups is proud to welcome three new members to its growing global startup advocacy network. With Startup Zagreb,  Codette and Startit, three startup organisations doing remarkable work in their national ecosystems, are scaling their efforts to a global level. “Though our members come from different national ecosystems, many startups operate with a global …

Startups September 29, 2018 Launching Allied4Apps

For the past decade, the ecosystem of developers and startups in Asia-Pacific (APAC) has been accelerating its growth and dynamism to elevate its members to the competitive global force they are nowadays. Local and international powers are now looking up to APAC startups to develop and deploy digital innovation, especially for the mobile application industry. …