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Startups and the Digital Single Market workshop

The workshop, held by the Startup Europe team of the European Commission on 9th March 2015, served to present and discuss the findings of a study, led by Nesta with the assistance of and The Lisbon Council.

This study highlights the common issues startups face across Member States, explains why policy makers should pay special attention, and make several recommendations to support them. The document along with the subsequent discussion provides guidance to the Commission, specifically with regard to startups, in the deliberations over the Digital Single Market (DSM). Several startups participating in the workshop had the opportunity to express their problems and make suggestions to influence the Digital Single Market strategy.