This policy paper, written in collaboration with Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, hopes to open up the debate with the European Commission in order to reach a competitive Single Market for startups in Europe. This much-needed call to action incorporates recommendations for regulation and deregulation of the startup and scaleup landscape.
The European Commission has adopted an initiative on 22 November 2016 to improve the economic and regulatory situation for startups and scaleups. To put theory into practice, this general document was created to give an overview of the European Startup environment.
The Europe Scaleup Manifesto is a comprehensive action plan to power growth in Europe. The action plan is written and conceived by national startup associations and draws up on 49 proposals to help Europe and its startups ”scale up”.