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Venture Capital: How to harmonize national and EU measures?

The venture capital industry is an important catalyst for a thriving start-up ecosystem, but Europe’s VC market is still small and fragmented. How could the issue of market fragmentation be addressed?

The venture capital industry is an important catalyst for a thriving start-up ecosystem, but Europe’s VC market is still small and fragmented.
In this Policy Paper, Philipp Ständer, research fellow at the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin, assesses the policy toolbox of member states and EU institutions to promote VC investments and proposes two initiatives that would address the issue of market fragmentation.
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