Atlas: GEN’s Research + Policy Portal

Atlas is a compendium of public sector policies and programs that serves as a tool for policymakers, advisors and opinion leaders to learn about previously implemented policy models, articulated entrepreneurship strategies and/or designs of public-sector-supported  programs.

Year Introduced: | National-level

The grant amount will be up to 50 percent of eligible project costs - unless additional requirements are met (see the grant opportunity guidelines for further information). The entrepreneur is …

Year Introduced: | Sub-national

Arizona’s sandbox provides fintech startups with the opportunity to apply to test the market viability of their product on a small scale for up to two years before deciding whether to incur the costs…

Year Introduced: | National-level

JIC establishes investment funds and supplies capital to business sectors that meet its policy objectives. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry set a target of 20 new unicorns by 2023. By some…

Year Introduced: | National-level

Startup Certification The program includes a certification process that makes startups eligible for INVEST funding. Certified startups are able to register in a dedicated database that only…

Year Introduced: | Sub-national

LINC Scotland was created for three main reasons: A network would increase the size of funding available beyond what angels would invest on an individual basis by enabling them to pool their…

Year Introduced: | National-level

Companies starting up or creating jobs in disadvantaged neighbourhoods of 10,000 or more inhabitants (ZFU-TE areas) benefit from temporary exemptions from taxes on profit. The exemption is total (100…