By women, for women: specialized networks offer women planning their own tech start-ups coaching, lectures and resources. One example is "Women in Sustainable Finance” created by Marta Ra.
The future is being invented in California, not in Germany. An entrepreneur and a VC who work in both places say the reasons for this are deep-rooted and will be very difficult to overcome — but things are improving.
Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa.
Female business founders are still the exception to the rule in Europe's business landscape. Only 15.6% of the continent's startup founders are women. But there are enough examples that things are changing.
Women are not starting enough companies in the digital economy, although they are considered to be particularly innovative. A new study on Germany thinks it's a case of discrimination. DW's Insa Wrede debunks that myth.
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