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Policy Press Release March 10, 2020 Press Release: Allied for Startups encourages a stronger focus on startups for the European Commission’s SME and Industrial Strategies

[Brussels, 10 March 2020, contact: manon@alliedforstartups.org] Allied for Startups welcomes the “SME strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe”, which includes the Startup Nations Standard, and encourages a strong focus on startups as independent actors in its implementation.  “The talent-focus of the proposed Startup Nation Standard has significant potential for startup ecosystems, since access to …

Startups February 13, 2020 International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Diversity in entrepreneurship brings better ideas and businesses.

This week we are celebrating the amazing advancements women have brought to the field. At Allied for Startups we want to celebrate women entrepreneurs in particular those working in STEM: science, technology, engineering, maths, computing (think AI), health and all things-science!  Including women is good for everyone. According to the Kauffman Foundation, women led tech …

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 …

Policy Rocket Club December 16, 2019 Allied for Startups launches 🚀 The Rocket Club 🚀

Startups and scaleups live and flourish in ecosystems of talent (entrepreneurs & employees, mentors), investors (angel investors, venture capital firms, crowdfunding, etc), support organisations (incubators, accelerators, startup associations, hubs, etc), users, universities, governments, and corporations. Startup ecosystems have a positive impact on society and the economy. They contribute to various areas from job creation, open …

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 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.

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.

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 …

Policy April 5, 2019 Startup Communities look ahead with policy recommendations

We presented 11 concrete policy recommendations for European leaders at the Startup Europe Summit in Cluj. At Startup Europe Summit, Allied for Startups coordinated with Startup Europe the publication of “Startup Policy Ideas”…