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Valentina Parziale
13/06/2013 - 17:08

How to support tech and web entrepreneurs to scale up their business?

As the European Union (EU) is facing the most severe economic crisis in 50 years, with the unemployed breaking the 25 million threshold, supporting new, fast-growing and innovative enterprises and unleashing the potential of ICT and web entrepreneurs are key policy priorities.

Tech and web entrepreneurs have an enormous impact on society and play a crucial role in creating sustainable and high added value jobs as well as in shaping the future path of EU economic growth. However, they also have specific characteristics and, thus, particular needs which call for tailored support measures, and much remains to be done to create favourable conditions and improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

These challenges are at the heart of the European Commission’s work on Strengthening the environment for Web entrepreneurs