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

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…

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

The French government decided to offer refinancing and liquidity measures worth $4.3 billion (€4 billion) in total. 1. Financing bridges between two fund-raising rounds: Startups that were in the…

Year Introduced: | City-level

DataCity is an open innovation programme aimed at solving urban problems in the city by using data-intensive startups. It aims at procuring from startups (which will be working with all the other…

Year Introduced: | City-level

Station F launched in 2017 as the world largest startup campus. This initiative, as well as other similar ones (e.g. Factory Berlin or Google Campuses) offer a space where ideas and knowledge can be…

Year Introduced: | City-level

Option startup is a program in the city of Paris that aims to incentivise high school students to the possibility of the startup world. Option Startup is a two-day programme launched in 2015 by the…