Female Founders – the home for founders, entrepreneurial leaders, investors and operators who are driving an equal future.
tech + entrepreneurial women =
an equal future
We are on a mission to create equal opportunities for entrepreneurial women in the European tech and innovation ecosystem.
Creating inclusive organizations where all employees can belong
We empower organizations with Design Thinking and scientific research to develop actionable diversity, equity and inclusion solutions. As your tactical partner, we create conscious and lasting impact at any stage of your DEI journey.
People in our
Alumni in our Leadership Program – Lead Forward
Companies in our Grow F Startup Program Portfolio
Collaborating with top class companies
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Whether you are looking to connect with female founders, or create a diversity, equity, inclusion strategy – we have plenty of options to connect and work together!
Find out more about how we are working towards our mission to create equal opportunities in the tech and innovation ecosystem:
Grow F helps gender-diverse teams with at least one female founding member become investment-ready. Our program unites everything you as a founder need to reach your fundraising goals: deep dive sessions with industry-leading experts, a hybrid format with an exclusive in-person event in a European startub hub, and access to Europe’s most successful investors.
Lead Forward helps people managers become and thrive as entrepreneurial leaders. Our program unites everything you need to manage teams and organizations in this fast-changing world: deep-dive sessions with C-level startup executives, access to a resource base to foster your leadership mindset and insights into different industries.
The European Venture Fund that backs
gender-diverse founder teams.
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And co-create equal opportunities for entrepreneurial women in the European tech and innovation ecosystem.
Join a flourishing community of entrepreneurial people! You’ll get regular updates and resources on entrepreneurial leadership & being the founder of a startup, invitations to meet the leading players in Europe’s startup ecosystems and access to knowledge that accelerates your growth.
At Female Founders we are hosting various online and in-person events for founders, investors, entrepreneurial leaders, operators and more. From our Everything About event series to our Flagship event Lead Today. Shape Tomorrow. and everything in between there is something for everyone in our community!
Meet the Team
We are the team behind Europe’s fastest-growing community of entrepreneurial women. Together we make sure to take action to provide access to funding for female founders and to provide opportunities for women in tech & innovation. Our headquarters are located in Vienna, a city we are working hard to develop into Europe’s hub for female entrepreneurship. One of the things we like most about our jobs is making meaningful connections, so if you are a female founder, investor, or work for a corporate, we would love to get in touch!
Find out more about our Consulting Approach
We’ve helped our partners successfully build more diverse teams, and create impactful DE&I strategies. Learn more about our approach.
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Grow F by Female Founders is one of Europe’s hightest ranked accelerators for female founders.
Winners of the Investors Allstars Award 2020 in the category Tech4Good.
Winner of the European Tech Women Award 2020
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