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Coadec’s Plan to Give Startups Liquidity

Yesterday, along with a wide range of startup ecosystem and community partners we launched a new campaign called ‘Save Our Startups’ - asking the Government to protect our early stage tech startup ecosystem through this crisis. You can read more about it and sign up...

Coronavirus & the tech startup ecosystem

The Coronavirus pandemic is fast shaping up to be the challenge that defines us personally and professionally. The tech industry like many others is facing huge challenges, but it also has a huge part to play in the fight against a once-in-a-century pandemic. Over the...

250 Entrepreneurs back our Startup Manifesto

As we published our Startup Manifesto with The Entrepreneurs Network today, over 250 leading entrepreneurs have backed our blueprint for the next government to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a business.  In an open letter to the next...

Our Startup Manifesto for the next government

  Today – we’re publishing our Startup Manifesto which provides a blueprint for the next government to make the UK the best place in the world to start and grow a business.  The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) last published a manifesto in 2014 and a lot...

No Deal: A Guide for Startups

  Today - we're publishing our new guide for for the tech startup community 'No Deal: A Guide for Startups'. With the UK potentially just over a month away from exiting the EU, no deal remains the default option. At Coadec, we are clear that no deal would be...

Credit where credit’s due: Reforming the R&D Tax Credit

Startups love the R&D tax credit. It's a great scheme - but it could be better. That's what our new paper is all about - removing the bureaucracy that stops startups claiming, and making sure that the policy covers everything that startups actually do as part of...

Press Statement on the Furman Review on Digital Competition

Commenting on the publication of the Furman Review - Dom Hallas, Executive Director of The Coalition for a Digital Economy (Coadec) said: “Startups thrive in competitive markets by challenging the status quo - but too often, discussions on competition are dominated by...