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Europe's road map to a digital economy

Europe's road map to a digital economy
By Euronews

<p>Europe has set out along <a href="http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-10-571_en.htm?locale=nl">the road to a digital economy</a>, but there’s a long way to go and it could be making better progress. While this sector is growing seven times faster than any other, Europe has only captured a quarter of the global market. In this edition of Real Economy Maithreyi Seetharaman takes a close look at what the digital economy could do for Europe. </p> <p>Among the guests are the founder of the meteorically successful car-sharing start-up <a href="http://www.blablacar.com">Blablacar</a> and one of the world’s largest tech investors. </p> <p>The programme also focuses on the digital challenges facing traditional industries like tourism and explores how the sector could be a vital creator of much-needed jobs in Europe. </p> <p>Watch the video.</p>