Only a few years ago, startups were a niche. Then they’ve got to be a nice buzzword, beloved by enthusiast storytellers in search of new heroes. Now they are a movement. An economic movement. Take a look at what is happening today, and for the whole week, in more than 200 european cities, from Helsinki to Lisbon, from London to Athens. Thousands of people are getting together in their communities to stand-up. Different countries, different stories, different political views and there is only one common message, strong and clear: Startups are here to stay and to change Europe’s economic landscape for the better.