What is European Startups ?

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.

Can Europe become 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 there’s still work to be done to close the gap to the US and Asia.

Can Europe become the most entrepreneurial continent?

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?

Stepping up to global tech leadership

Launch Report

April 2020: What does it take?

Our inaugural European Startups report “What does it take? Europe’s startup ecosystem navigating the Covid-19 crisis” reveals the first large-scale look at how the Coronavirus crisis is impacting startups in Europe. We explore the industry’s strengths, challenges, and key health indicators for resilience during the economic downturn.

Launch Report