IT start-ups could help European economy, says Angela Merkel – The Australian

IT start-ups could help the moribund European economy find growth again but they need a friendlier playing field that operates across state borders, according to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. In her keynote speech as she opened CeBIT 2013, the world’s biggest technology show, in Hannover, Germany, Ms Merkel said tech start-ups could serve as a growth engine for Europe but EU states needed to get together and provide a simpler, more standardised regulatory framework for them.

 

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