Brussels, 5 February 2024 – The European Tech Alliance (EUTA) continues to grow and welcomes Stripe, the Irish financial infrastructure platform for businesses which aims to increase the GDP of the internet.
Stripe has been founded by two Irish entrepreneurs, Patrick and John Collison. It is a financial infrastructure platform that helps businesses and organisations of all sizes to accept payments and run and scale their business online. They aim to expand access to the online economy and to support responsible innovation in financial services.
Stripe is a global company, dual-headquartered in Dublin in Ireland and South San Francisco in the United States. Globally, Stripe employs around 7,000 people across 23 countries. In Europe, Stripe has offices in Dublin, Paris, Berlin, Madrid, Amsterdam, London and Bucharest.
The following can be attributed to EUTA’s Secretary General, Victoria de Posson
“We are delighted to extend a warm welcome to Stripe as the newest member of the European Tech Alliance.”
“Together we will aim to address growth challenges faced by European tech companies, advocating for a political commitment to targeted and risk-based regulations.”
“The upcoming months will be critical to unleash the full potential of Europe’s tech companies and establish its leadership both domestically and globally.”
The following can be attributed to Stripe’s Head of EU Public Policy, Sandrell Sultana:
“As a company with strong European roots, we’re excited to join the EUTA. Many of Europe’s fastest-growing start- and scale-ups are building on Stripe, and they tell us that the regulatory environment they operate in plays a key role in determining their success. We’re keen to share feedback with EUTA from European businesses using Stripe, and share ideas about the role policymaking can play in strengthening Europe’s tech ecosystem.”
About the European Tech Alliance
EUTA represents leading European tech companies that provide innovative products and services to 500 million users. Our 29 EUTA member companies from 16 European countries are popular and have earned the trust of consumers. As companies born and bred in Europe, for whom the EU is a crucial market, we have a deep commitment to European citizens and values.
With the right conditions, our companies can strengthen Europe’s resilience and technological autonomy, protect and empower users online, and promote Europe’s values of transparency, rule of law and innovation to the rest of the world.
The EUTA calls for boosting Europe’s tech competitiveness by having an ambitious EU tech strategy to overcome growth obstacles, making a political commitment to clear, targeted and risk-based rules, and enforcing rules consistently to match the globalised market we are in.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Victoria de Posson, EUTA Secretary General
Phone: +32 476 25 08 16