Startup Nations Atlas of Policies

The Startup Nations Atlas of Policies (SNAP) is a compendium of public sector policies and programs. SNAP 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.

Vice President for Policy + Research
United States

The new Uruguayan legal framework enables crowdfunding platforms to operation and establishes the option of startups to set up as simplified joint stock companies.  

Vice President for Policy + Research
United States

India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development released a guiding framework for higher education institutions. The framework covers Intellectual Property ownership, revenue sharing mechanism, norms for technology transfer and commercialization. 

Vice President for Policy + Research
United States

The fast-track setup process is a free service offered through a dedicated concierge, and includes: A fast-tracked entry process which will cover residency, visa requirements and business registration. Guidance from Bahrain’s incubators and accelerators, as well as access to their networks and

Vice President for Policy + Research
United States

Working directly with refugees and established local businesses, four pilots deliver tailored start-up programmes that will take refugees from the idea stage to the launch of their business.

Vice President for Policy + Research
United States

The Business Basics Fund supports projects that test methods of encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to boost their productivity through ways of working and technology.

Director of the Promotion of Entrepreneurship Area
Uruguay

For the first time, all the actors of the national entrepreneurial support ecosystem are aggregated on one single website, making all their information and resources available to anyone seeking to navigate the ecosystem.

Australia

The Global Talent Scheme (GTS) has a special carve-out specifically for startups trying to recruit overseas talent.  This stream has softened requirements across the board, reducing, for example, the salary threshold to a package of $80,000, and recognizing equity as a legitimate salary component

Accelerate Estonia (aEstonia) is new tool for public sector innovation that allows for exploring the public domains which are ripe for disruption and build models that would bring about that disruption.

Advisor of Small and Medium-sized Business Policy Division
Lithuania

The Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Foreigners allowing foreign nationals to obtain the status of e-resident starting January 2021. E-residents will receive a digital identity identification that will give them online access to a range of administrative, public, and

Manager, Bahrain Export Center
Bahrain

Export Bahrain strives to provide an ideal environment to support and develop domestic exports and achieve Bahrain’s 2030 vision of ‘promoting our export-oriented sectors to ensure that Bahraini companies embrace the world markets for products and services’. Export Bahrain works alongside local