The week in startup policy

The week in startup policy

Conservatives win election Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last week you’ll probably know already that David Cameron is back in 10 Downing Street, this time with a Conservative majority in parliament. Here’s our quick take on what it...
Reshuffle

Reshuffle

David Cameron has now finished (we think) appointing his ministerial team. Here are some of the ministers to watch on startups and tech issues: George Osborne remained Chancellor of the Exchequer. He’s previously been engaged on tech and startup issues,...
The new government

The new government

So against all forecasts of a hung parliament and weeks of uncertainty, David Cameron is already back in No10 and today appointing the rest of the Cabinet. During the campaign, David Cameron promised to make the UK the “the startup nation of Europe, the startup...
Digital Single Market package unveiled

Digital Single Market package unveiled

Today the European Commission unveiled their package of proposals on the Digital Single Market. Here’s the press release, ‘communication‘, and the longer ‘staff working document‘. Just this week, startup communities across Europe,...
Startup communities unite on Digital Single Market

Startup communities unite on Digital Single Market

Fifteen startup associations from across the EU today urged European Commission Vice President Andrus Ansip to ensure that his digital single market package encourages innovation and reduces barriers to growth for entrepreneurs in the EU. Coadec is delighted to be one...