We Want More Female Founders!

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Are you a female founder with a groundbreaking startup idea, yet find the pathway to funding and investment readiness daunting? The FF+ Acceleration Program is tailor-made 6-week for visionary women like you – for free and with the support of an experienced coaching network. That way we ensure that you are ready to raise the funds you need through our community. Join the waiting list for our Spring 2025 batch!

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Increase the number!

Women are still highly underrepresented in the startup sector with currently only around 20% female (co-)founders. This is a societal and systemic issue for gender equality, as well as a missed opportunity for the economy. With our project, we aim to tackle this problem and alter the narrative about women entrepreneurs in Switzerland. In the end, we want to significantly increase the number of female founders in Switzerland!

Explore the Swiss Female Founder ecosystem

Female Founders Map


The female founder map aims to provide transparency on the number of female founders in Switzerland and their sectors.

Role Models

We portray strong and innovative women that act as role models in their industries, making it easy to invite female founders for events, talks, discussions and so on.


The female founder initiative aims to inspire, inform and support women to become founders and entrepreneurs.

An initiative by

Startup Campus ZHAW Impact Hub Zürich

Supported by

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