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.

United States

Year Introduced: | Sub-national

The fund bridges the gap for new businesses with high potential as they move from new idea to proof-of-concept to commercialization and eventually to venture capital.  The investments start at $250,…

Year Introduced: | National-level

The State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) was a one-time program of limited duration which provided $1.5 billion from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to state programs that promoted…

Year Introduced: | National-level

Through four objectives and 24 actions, Enterprise Ireland is responding to the underrepresentation of women entrepreneurs in Ireland.  The four objectives and their related action are:  I.…

Netherlands

Year Introduced: | National-level

Techleap.nl Rise caters to companies which:  Significantly need to increase their team. Want to expand their markets and rapidly grow internationally. Need to attract serious growth capital. Want…

Year Introduced: | National-level

The problem: Engi­neers, data sci­en­tists and other talented indi­vid­u­als are in high demand from large and well-resourced cor­po­ra­tions. Oftentimes, star­tups are unable to com­pete for this…

Year Introduced: | National-level

A Company Share Option Plan (CSOP) is a discretionary scheme under which a company may grant options to any employee or full time director.  In the context of an early stage private company, an…