European Startups is the definitive platform providing macro-level trends and trusted insights for data-driven policy making, supported by the European Commission. Our mission is to facilitate an informed conversation about what it takes to bring Europe’s startup economy to the next level through online data, research and offline events.
What is European Startups ?
Startup cities in the entrepreneurial age
July 2021: Entrepreneurship is spreading
Global venture capital is crushing records in 2021. Over €264bn has been invested in the first six months of the year, two unicorns have been created every day in 2021, 170 cities around the world now home to at least one unicorn, and Europe is the fastest growing region for VC investment.
2021: The year of Deep Tech
January 2021: Europe's next frontier
European deep tech companies are now worth a combined €700B. As these technologies are set to define the next generation of innovation, technology and business, how does Europe stack up, what's needed to compete and what sort of policy goals should be set for the future of deep tech?
Can Europe be the most entrepreneurial continent?
October 2020: The snowball Effect
Europe’s tech sector is worth four times what it was five years ago as the leading generation of companies and founders give back to the next wave of ambitious tech firms. But what is the way forward for closing the gap to the US and Asia, and how are we doing?
Stepping up to global tech leadership
June 2020: Europe to Silicon Valley - bridging the gap
Europe's startup ecosystem may still have a way to go to bridge the gap to Silicon Valley, but it's on the right track. Europe is well positioned to navigate Covid-19, and has the long-term support of government institutions and levers across the bloc. Will Europe be home to the super founders of the future?