(Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Ronald Kleverlaan, a thought leader on crowdfunding and alt finance in Europe thanks to his roles as director of the European Centre for Alternative Finance and senior partner at CrowdfundingHub.) From an academic paper I co-authored back in 2012 to an agreement on European crowdfunding regulation in […]
Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) and VoteWatch teamed up to run the Influence Index, a data-driven ranking that maps the most influential members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in various EU policy areas. The duo just released findings from the study on digital policy, which show that female MEPs top the list of most influential, […]
Lenard Koschwitz, Director of European Affairs at Allied for Startups, opines on a new proposal that risks ‘shattering Europe’s ambitions of being a scale-up continent’.
Startups and MEPs met at the European Parliament last week to discuss how the EU’s copyright reforms will impact European startups.
Today, members of the European Parliament voted on a proposal (PDF) for rules affecting how Internet traffic is managed, following the European Commission’s release of a draft agreement for regulation back in June. And Europe’s lawmakers have decided Europe doesn’t need a truly open, free Internet. European (and American) technology companies and investors, independent observers, […]
With the latest EU Parliament vote in favour of breaking up Google, guest contributor Alia Papageorgiou takes a closer look at the search giant’s latest road bumps with European lawmakers.