As Director EU Policy at Allied for Startups, Benedikt engages on policy files ranging from AI to online platform regulation. He is passionate about building legislation that empowers innovators, after having worked on the Digital Single Market (including GDPR, Copyright, P2B, Geo-blocking) in the last four years. Prior to joining AFS he worked for the European Small Business Alliance, Deutsche Welle and completed a traineeship at the Council of Europe. Benedikt holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History from Jacobs University Bremen and a Master of Arts in International Relations and Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
Allied for Startups is a worldwide network of over 40 advocacy organisations focused on improving the policy environment for startups. We are working together to create a consensus on policies that can positively impact startups and grow the digital entrepreneurship and digital economy at large. Our mission is to ensure that the voices of startups are heard in government.
Allied for Startups DTx brings together startups, policymakers and other healthcare stakeholders, with the aim of enhancing the policy environment and supporting innovation for startups in the European healthcare ecosystem.
Allied For Startups
Allied for Startups is a global network of developers and startup advocacy organizations working on issues that impact the digital economy. Counting 30 countries, 4 continents and more than 40 associations in its membership, Allied For Startups’ mission is to connect the policymakers to technology ecosystems from around the world. Its members work together to develop a global consensus on policies that can positively impact developers and startups by growing digital entrepreneurship and the digital economy at large.