In what is shaping up to become ‘the biggest entrepreneurship event ever to take place in Europe’, there will be Startup Europe mini-events during the first week of February 2016 in more than 220 cities across Europe.
Jochen Hummel knows a lot about the language technology industry, and argues that Europe needs to bake multilingualism into its Digital Single Market strategy.
(Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness) The European Commission claims that it has enabled equity financing to small and medium-sized business in startups from across Europe to the tune of €1 billion+ since the start of this year, via the European Investment Fund (EIF) and various equity […]
Today sees the launch of - cue the ‘get a grip’ jokes - GRIP, which is short for ‘Google Redress & Integrity Platform’. No, it’s not another Google service or a Google+ replacement, but rather a platform that caters to the American online search and advertising giant’s European adversaries. To wit, the platform aims to […]
The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into a number of business practices by Amazon in the distribution of e-books, particularly looking into certain clauses included in the American company’s contracts with publishers. In October last year, the Commission also opened an investigation to examine whether the decision by Luxembourg’s tax authorities with […]
The European Commission today presented its plans to inch Europe closer to a ‘Digital Single Market’ in an effort to spark innovation and create more jobs. Here are the 16 steps it plans to take.
For the first time, startup associations from across the EU have collaborated to send a letter to EU Commission VP Andrus Ansup in the lead-up to the unveiling of its Digital Single Market strategy.