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  1. Made in Slovakia

    10 years after joining the EU, Slovakia is becoming a hive of tech, web and mobile app activity. The Slovakian startup scene is currently thriving and there are many opportunities for bright entrepreneurs with an original idea to find funding, support and ...

    Nathalie Danse - 17/06/2015 - 10:56

  2. Made in Spain

    In times of economic difficulty, entrepreneurship can play an important role in getting a country back on its feet and people back at work. Spain has made entrepreneurship a central focus of its plans for economic recovery and tackling unemployment, parti ...

    Nathalie Danse - 17/06/2015 - 10:58

  3. European Digital Forum

    The European Digital Forum (EDF) is an independent think tank dedicated to empowering tech entrepreneurs and growing Europe’s digital economy. The idea of a European Digital Forum was first put forward in the Startup Manifesto, an action plan for entrepre ...

    Nathalie Danse - 22/02/2017 - 18:09

  4. Startup Europe

    Startup Europe aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU. Startup Europe contributes to the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan. ICT startups can access support se ...

    Nathalie Danse - 25/02/2016 - 09:54

  5. Advisors

    Advisors and expert groups are a forum for discussions, providing high-level input from a wide range of sources and stakeholders. Expert groups are consultative entities set up by the Commission. They provide advice and expertise to the Commission and its ...

    Ana Isabel Este... - 25/02/2016 - 12:02

  6. Mapping the ecosystem

    Consultation on Horizon 2020 innovation and financial aspects  by Liam Boogar (March 2013) Strengthening the environment for Web entrepreneurs in the EU (April 2013) Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan (Jan 2013) Mapping of the European Activities Specific ...

    Nathalie Danse - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  7. Q&A for entrepreneurs- capital

    The EU provides funding to help innovative web and ICT businesses develop in Europe. I haven’t applied for EU funding before, where should I start? There are various resources available to help you understand what EU support may be available to help your ...

    Nathalie Danse - 15/04/2015 - 11:40

  8. Startup success stories

    Take inspiration from entrepreneurs and startups in twelve Member States across the European Union. Many of the them facing very challenging times in terms of unemployment, particularly amongst the young in Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia and Sp ...

    Nathalie Danse - 15/04/2015 - 11:35

  9. Made in Sweden

    Sweden’s rather mature startup scene is said to resemble that of Silicon Valley. The capital, Stockholm, is bubbling with creativity and the country’s many success stories are owed to thought leadership, highly skilled workers and a history in design. A w ...

    Annika Ostergren - 17/06/2015 - 11:00

  10. Made in Bulgaria

    The startup scene in Bulgaria has flourished in recent years and there is certainly more to come. Thanks to coworking spaces such as Betahaus and SOHO as well as local venture funds (boosted by investment through the Joint European Resources for Micro and ...

    Annika Ostergren - 17/06/2015 - 10:27