10 Must-Haves for a Startup and Digital Europe

It has been presented to the European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther Oettinger the SEP Policy Brief that includes the outcomes of the Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley  week and European Innovation Day Conference organized by Mind the Bridge and Startup Europe Partnership in Silicon Valley from September 21st through September 25th 2015, together with the main European organizations based in the Bay Area. Specifically, this report includes the recommendations provided by the SEC2SV Sounding Board. The SEC2SV Sounding Board is an informal group of selected Europe-born, Silicon Valley-based managers, entrepreneurs, and investors interested in supporting EU policy makers on policies re: Digital Single Market and Scale-up of EU Startup Ecosystem. The SEC2SV Sounding Board has been officially launched at SEC2SV 2015 during the European Innovation Day and privately met Günther Oettinger on September 22nd. The Report is available for free download at the link below.

What is needed now to be implemented in Europe with the goal of improving the growth of digital business and the startup ecosystem?

Ten key areas have been identified from the Sounding Board, ranging from Education, Infrastructure, Regulation, Harmonization, Internationalization, Investments, Acquisitions, Immigration, and Gender Gap. Below you can find the main recommendations. Download the Report for a more in-depth analysis.

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