brussels - A number of large European tech companies joining forces. Under the name European Tech Alliance, the group is lobbying European politicians for a better European tech policy. Skype founder Niklas Zennström will lead the European Tech Alliance.
Pretty much all the major European tech companies are represented in the group. So do Spotify, AVG, Avast, Rovio, BlaBlaCar and SwiftKey it. According to Zennström there are so many success stories in the European tech world, but these are the politicians did not understand well enough. " We have to show that we are good in technology and ensure that we can continue to grow. "
Commissioner Andrus Ansip is happy with the arrival of the European Tech Alliance. " The experience appears at this table, will help us in building the digital single market. "