The week in startup policy

The week in startup policy

Digital Single Market This week the European Commission unveiled the first glimpse of its proposed package on the ‘Digital Single Market’ (the full announcement is not being made until May). Of particular interest to startups will be moves to: -tackle...
Startups go to Brussels!

Startups go to Brussels!

This week Coadec and techUK took a delegation of UK startups and scale-ups to Brussels to make sure that startup voices are heard in discussions around the Digital Single Market and proposed new data protection rules. Big thanks to Hassle.com, Postcode Anywhere,...
Our Budget response

Our Budget response

Today George Osborne delivered the Budget – here’s our full summary of what it means for startups. Responding, Coadec’s Executive Director, Guy Levin said: ‘This was a Budget that backed digital innovation. From fintech to the sharing economy,...
What the Budget means for startups

What the Budget means for startups

This afternoon George Osborne delivered his final Budget before the next general election, which is now just 50 days away. Here are the announcements we think will matter to digital startups.   Broadband ambition The Chancellor announced a new ambition...
Let’s fill Europe with Startups

Let’s fill Europe with Startups

Our Executive Director, Guy Levin, was invited to speak at the EPP Group (the centre-right group in the European Parliament) meeting in Toledo on a panel about the digital economy. Here’s what he said:   Thanks and Intro First off, I just want to say a big...