Ursula von der Leyen, incoming president of the European Commission, left, speaks during news conference at the European Parliament, in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
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European tech industry groups are stepping up their lobbying efforts to ensure the EU supports start-ups hit hard by the coronavirus crisis.
In a joint letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, a coalition of start-up communities called for the bloc’s chief to “give startups a central role in your solutions to the COVID-19 outbreak.”
The group, led by Brussels-based Allied for Startups, warns of