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.

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This two-pillared funding program seeks to achieve the following goals. Pillar 1:  Make public funding quickly available to public venture capital investors (both individual funds as well as funds…

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The UK government has implemented a £1.25 billion (US$ 1.6 billion) support package to help tech start-ups survive the coronavirus pandemic. A large part of the financing package* consists of a “…

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In order to anticipate to the negative effects on entrepreneurs / startups as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a preferential credit line has been designed to maintain the liquidity of these…

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Initially, the $130 billion COVID-19 wage subsidy package for businesses that have seen a 30% drop in revenue, year-on-year, did not mention what would become of pre-revenue startups.  The ecosystem…

Year Introduced: | National-level

A startup aid package worth a total of EUR 150 million is in place in Austria. There are two relief funds available to startups: A COVID-19 aid fund of the state-owned bank Austria…

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A. Special tax regulations concerning Coronavirus Prepayments of income or corporate income tax for 2020 Prepayments of income or corporate income tax for 2020 can be reduced or assessed amounting…