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Uncategorized February 14, 2024 A 5-Step Guide to Winning a Startup’s Heart 💘

Ah, Valentine’s Day – the perfect time to celebrate love in all its forms! While the traditional symbols of affection might feature chocolates and flowers, a different kind of romance blossoms in the world of startups. So, if you’re curious to uncover what truly sets their hearts racing with excitement, you’ve come to the right …

DTX Innovation Policy Uncategorized September 28, 2023 Exploring the Path to Medical Device Regulation Compliance

A medical device, such as a thermometer or pacemaker, is a tool designed for healthcare purposes, including diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and prevention of medical conditions. As technology continues to advance at an unprecedented pace, medical devices have become synonymous with cutting-edge healthcare solutions, offering the potential of significantly improved patient outcomes.  The Medical Device Regulation …

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Policy Uncategorized September 18, 2023 Navigating the landscape of the EU’s voluntary AI initiatives

Now that the AI Act, originally proposed in April 2021, is on its way to be adopted by the end of 2023, one may think that the topic of artificial intelligence will incrementally cease to make the headlines in the EU. On the contrary, in the months to come after the adoption of the AI …

Data Latest News Open Letter Uncategorized April 25, 2023 The Data Act should be as clear and simple as a Startup Pitch

Startup communities have come together and sent a Data Act open letter to policy makers. The letter is co-signed by 13 startup associations and includes 3 key asks from policy makers to ensure the file fulfills its promise of stimulating a competitive data market, opening opportunities for data-driven innovation and making data more accessible for …

Uncategorized April 6, 2023 ‘A world where the term burnout is just a dusty old term’ – Digiburn

On the occasion of World Health Day, we spoke to Digiburn, a startup working on personal digital burnout therapy. Key catalysts in the revolutionisation of digital mental health care have been startups. The availability of these digital solutions on a mobile phone or laptop contributes to the democratisation of healthcare and a step closer to …

DTX Innovation Uncategorized February 2, 2023 Healthtech startups can be vital players in the fight against cancer

Cancer is the leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths every year. However, evidence has shown that 40% of cancers are preventable. With breakthrough advances in cancer research and innovation, there are an increasing number of treatments and care. Startups can play a key role in the development of patient-centric solutions …

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 …

Uncategorized February 9, 2022 Incentivising gig economy success for consumers, platform workers and the economy

Many startups delivering for businesses and consumers choose to be platforms and to offer gig jobs. As the EU gets into second gear with its directive for platform workers, we believe this legislation can increase gig economy success for consumers, platform workers, and the economy. On 8 December 2021, as part of its objective to …

DSA 4 Startups Latest News Open Letter Uncategorized May 27, 2021 Joint statement to the 27 May Competitiveness Council on The Digital Services Act (DSA)

The undersigned organisations support the objective of the Digital Services Act (DSA) to increase digital innovation, online safety, and fundamental rights protection in the European Union Single Market. Considering the importance of this file we take this opportunity to congratulate the Portuguese Presidency and the Member States for the significant progress at the Working Party …

Uncategorized October 29, 2020 A short recap of our 2020 Virtual Annual Summit

On the 13th of October, Allied for Startups held its 6th Annual Summit. Our Annual Summit is the highlight of our year as we invite all of our Members from across the globe to Brussels. This year, given the circumstances, we held it online. Despite the new format, we are amazed to see the level …