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The Coalition for a Digital Economy

We are the national policy voice of tech startups and scaleups

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Our objectives

COADEC CONNECTS

We tour the country to connect with tech companies and hear first-hand about the opportunities and challenges faced.

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COADEC CONSULTS

We consult our community on the issues that affect their growth and provide bespoke government relations and policy support.

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COADEC CAMPAIGNS

We campaign for the UK to be the world-leading digital economy and best place in the world to set-up and scale a tech business.

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COADEC CHAMPIONS

We champion our community in the national media, at speaking events and direct to government.

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COADEC’S CLUB

We host monthly events for our founders with politicians, senior civil servants, founders and investors.

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Principle One:

A ‘digital first’ startup business culture

Principle Two:

An internet where startups can innovate safely without permission

Principle Three:

A clear, stable and predictable legal framework

Principle Four:

Evidence-based policy reflecting the global ambitions of startups

Principle Five:

A cross-government focus on boosting our digital economy

Principle Six:

Keeping data flowing as we leave the EU

Principle Seven:

A commitment to world-class network infrastructure

Principle Eight:

A diverse, digitally skilled workforce with access to training and retraining

Principle Nine:

Helping small businesses tap into the global tech ecosystem

Principle Ten:

Resilient internet users of all ages who can identify problems and tackle them

Principle Eleven:

An environment which promotes a user’s right to create and speak freely online

Principle Twelve:

Public confidence in data-driven business based on understanding how their data is used