To stimulate Web Entrepreneurship and Business in Europe and support them to scale up and become global champions
The competitiveness and growth game is played in the global internet economy. Web businesses are one of the primary creators of new jobs. The impact of web startups on economic growth and job creation will further increase in the future.Status-quo:
Administrative and operational budget will cover:
Interaction with participants of the EC web entrepreneurs actions:
To launch Startup Europe EU inititiave in order to support web entrepreneurs to start up and scale up. The initiative is implemented through a series of actions included in the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan (COM(2012)795 and further detailed at the Staff Working Document on Web entrepreneurs (SWD(2013)142). The actions include the startup Leaders Club, the accelerators network, the network of EU investors active in raising venture capital's competence for tech startups in Europe, the EU crowdfunding network, increasing web talent in Europe and setting up a Startup Europe Partnership.
|Target||The number of participants we expect for the Startup Europe action is around 1000.|
Web-entrepreneurs will participate in the third phase of the Future Internet PPP through open calls that will be organised by intermediaries.
Launch of a set of pilots and networks of web-hubs across Europe and support actions specific for web-entrepreneurs under Horizon 2020.
The desired impact is a more conductive environment for web entrepreneurship in Europe which positively influences job creation and economic growth. A better web entrepreneurship culture combined with the integration of the web entrepreneurship ecosystem in Europe will contribute to fostering the startups creation and the scale up of startups to get European and global dimension.