Female Founders Summit

02.11.2016 | 10:00 - 20:00
Kunsthaus Auditorium Heimplatz 1 CH 8032 Zürich
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WomenWay is holding the first Female Founder Summit in Zürich, Switzerland. Founders and like minded individuals are invited to participate. Founders will attend  pitching training program and pitching sessions during the day. Doors open to the publich at 17:30.

WomenWay is a Business Network for Women Entrepreneurs, Executives and Board Membershelps. The organization strives to encourage more women to become entrepreneurs and team up with existing male teams whilst supporting women in finding access to networks, mentors and capital.

Confirmed Speakers & Panelists



Ari Horie, Founder & CEO Women's Startup Lab in Silicon Valley



Patrizia Pesenti, Board Member Ringier / Digital Switzerland 2025



Anat Bar-Gera, Chairwoman Cyverse



Erich Sieber, Partner Inventages (Nestlé's VC Fund)



Lina Bee, Head of Corporate Venturing & University Relations Swiss Start-up Factory



Day Program10-13.00 h Founder Pitching Training14-17.00 h Founder Pitching SessionsEvening Program17.30 h Door opening & Apéritif18.00 h Keynote: Ari Horie, Founder & CEO Women's Startup Lab in Silicon Valley18.40 h Presentation: The State of Female Founders19.00 h Panel Discussion: Factors for a successful Swiss Startup Landscape19.40 h Presentation of Showcases20.00 h Networking Cocktail

Female founders interested in showcasing their startups can register per email to founder@femalefoundersummit.org, If you would like to be present at the Summit as a partner, please get in contact with Lilian Fuerstenberg and others may also register by filling in the registration form.