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Interview with Neelie Kroes on startups

Recently, Davinci interviewed Neelie Kroes for the magazine of the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic, the Bulletin. This resulted in an inspiring interview about startups, the Dutch startup ecosystem and her role as ambassador for StartupDelta in which she optimizes the ecosystem for startups in the Netherlands.

The first paragraph of the article:

“Neelie Kroes has worked for the European Commission, as one of the 27 Commissioners she seeks to maintain a peaceful and prosperous Europe. From 2004 to 2009, she was Competition Commissioner responsible for ensuring a level playing field for business in Europe, fair prices and consumer choice. In 2010, she became Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe. This portfolio includes the information and communications technology (ICT) and telecommunications sectors. For example, Kroes has overseen the Commission’s role in ensuring trust and security for the Internet and new technologies; ensuring competitive communications, such as in the mobile roaming market; building European research and innovation; and getting every citizen in Europe up to speed as regards tech by facilitating access to fast broadband and giving them the skills they need to support the European economy and society.”

The entire article can be found here: http://netherlandschamber.sk/bulletin Edition 1/16, page 6-9