There are so many great events taking place around the topic female* entrepreneurship and gender equality / diversity in general. We want to provide an overview of all these events and support the many great organizations who are making this possible. We also invite you to join the Female Founder Community on LinkedIn – a place for inspiration, exchange and support!

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09.09.2022 08:30 — 12:00

Female Founder Coworking Morning

We are excited to introduce to you our upcoming series of the “Female Founder Coworking Mornings”. Every couple of weeks we are inviting you to join us and other female founders at one of the three Impact Hub Zurich locations for a morning of coworking and connecting in our premises. There will be room to work, Gipfeli to eat and coffee to drink in order to create an inspiring and motivating atmosphere from 08:30 am.

At 09:00 am we will give you an opportunity to introduce yourself, your startup and your current ask/need to the rest of the group. This way you can easily connect and share your skills and opportunities to support one another.

Organised by: Female Founder Initiative
Cost: free - registration mandatory
21.09.2022 18:30 — 21:00


This Innosuisse-event marks the start of a multipart series of women-focused events and workshops aiming to increase representation of women among entrepreneurs and bring female members of higher institutions into contact with successful female entrepreneurs.

Get inspired by the stories of Barbara Studer, CEO of Hirncoach GmbH, Léa Miggiano, Co-Founder and CMO of Carvolution AG, and Florence von Gunten, Co-Founder and CEO of YLAH. They come together to share their experiences and discuss the challenges and opportunities of being an entrepreneur.

Moderated by Elena Wenger and Annalou Prader Moseley – co-founders of PRADERWENGER AG & FEM’UP.

Organised by: Innosuisse / Entrepreneurship Center @University of Berne
Language: English
Cost: -
22.09.2022 17:00 — 18:30

Female Entrepreneurship Roundtable – Lowering Hurdles for Motherpreneurs

The number of programs, organizations, and communities supporting and empowering female founders is increasing. However, many of the startup support offers available are rather inconvenient for female founders who are mothers. Thus, we are happy to invite you to our upcoming Female Entrepreneurship Roundtable on the topic of “Lowering Hurdles for Motherpreneurs”.

The event will take place online via Zoom on September 22 from 5:00 pm – 6.30 pm CET and is a collaboration between the FEMtrepreneurs from the Innovation Office, University of Basel , the Female Founders Initiative of Impact Hub Zürich, and Swissnex in San Francisco.

Organised by: different organisations - have a look at the event description
Language: English
Cost: free - registration mandatory
24.09.2022 09:00 — 20:30


The WOMEN'S HUB DAY ZURICH provides us with a stage where we can share our deepest visions and dreams so that other women can help us realize them. Vague ideas and concrete plans - we welcome all, and love propelling them froward together.
You will get to know each other, exchange ideas, and inspire each other. Throughout the day several women will present on our stage. The HUB TALKS are from women (you?!) who want to share their ideas, visions, and projects and receive in-depth reflections from the audience. You will get plenty of opportunities to get to know the other participants on a deep level during the interactive parts of the program

Organised by: WOMEN'S HUB Zurich
Language: English
Cost: CHF 249
27.09.2022 18:00 — 19:30

Startup Stories – Fundraising Fundamentals

There are many possibilities to finance your company – bootstrap, convertible loans, grants, equity, …. But what is the best option for you?

In this Startup Stories event, you will meet 2-3 founders that will share their knowledge and experiences about Fundraising. Get to learn what worked for their startups and what considerations they had to make – and of course: Ask all your burning questions!

This event is co-organized together with the ETH Zurich.

Organised by: Startup Campus
Language: English
Cost: free - registration mandatory
11.10.2022 18:00 — 20:00

Female Founder Startup Stories

Are you thinking about founding your own company? Do you want to meet inspiring female founders? Are you curious about how it is to be a female founder in a male-dominated industry? Then join our Female Founders Event – free of charge!

Who can participate?
Women interested in entrepreneurship and women empowerment who are considering starting their own business; especially motivated and ambitious members of a Swiss university or University of Applied Sciences (students, doctoral students, postdocs, professors etc.).

Organised by: Startup Campus
Language: English
Cost: free - registration mandatory
30.11.2022 18:00 — 19:30

Startup Stories @ Runway

In this Startup Stories @ Runway event we will get the chance to meet with multiple founders from the RUNWAY Startup Incubator. Three incredible founders will share their experiences with investor pitching and introduce their entrepreneurial. Join us at this Startup Stories @ Runway event to ask your burning questions all about pitching to the entrepreneurs!

The event takes place at the Technopark Winterthur in the conference hall, followed by an aperos at the Technopark Bistro.

This Startup Stories event by STARTUP CAMPUS is organized in collaboration with the RUNWAY Startup Incubator, TECHNOPARK® Winterthur and the Impact Hub Zurich.

Organised by: Startup Campus
Language: English
Cost: free - registration mandatory

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