womenture disclosure
Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA). Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.
Womenture Shines Spotlight

Womenture Shines Spotlight on Inspiring Women's Stories Across Europe

Nov 21, 2023

We believe in women, in their fresh ideas, dedication, or desire to make a world a better place to live. So we have been wondering, why are women significantly less among the founders of start-ups in Europe? Are they not willing to take the risks? Or are they worried about failure? Or is something else behind?

We work with a few top accelerators across Europe, so we found out, we are not the only ones who believe in women and want to see them among innovative entrepreneurs. By time, we came to the idea - what if we do the pre-acceleration program, fully dedicated to ladies? Where can they feel safe to ask, develop and gain the ground for future expansion? This idea resonated among our partner accelerators - DEX Innovation Centre from Czech Republic, the Hungarian Design Terminal, the German SpinLab and the Estonian Tehnopo. So we jointly develop THE WOMENTURE - the pre-acceleration program dedicated purely to female founders. And we are happy the European commission shares our desire and provides us with start-up funding through the Horizon Europe financial tool. 

Continue to read the full article on Vestbee here.