Invest in our accelerator portfolio of Europe's most promising female-led startups.
Foster leadership development within your own portfolio by offering the support of our leadership accelerator
Host and event together with us, in order to further close the diversity gap in the investment scene.


94% of all funding in the CEE region in 2020 went to all male teams.

All women-founded startups raised just 1% of investment.


Companies with greater diversity are proven to have 1.4 times more likely to have demonstrated sustained, profitable growth.

Compared to all male teams.

Keeping it meaningful

One thing of very high importance at Female Founders is that we don’t simply do partnerships, we make meaningful connections. This means that we love to collaborate on a deeper and more sustainable and more authentic level. That also means we work with people who support our mission, and align with our values.


  • do you want to diversify your portfolio?
  • do you want to experience the benefits that come with investing in diverse teams?
  • do you want to invest in Europe’s most promising female-led startups?

→ reach out and get access to our portfolio companies.


Women-led businesses outperform in capital productivity by 96%.

What people say

about partnering with us.

“Speedinvest recognizes that there is a gender equality issue in the tech scene and know that there needs to be action coming from the VC side. Partnering with Female Founders to initiate change in our own portfolio is a great first step towards making a difference.”

– Oliver Holle, CEO & Founder | Speedinvest


  • Do you want to raise more awareness around the topic of gender diversity in your industry?
  • Do you want to collaborate with us on a deeper and more meaningful level?
  • Do you want to showcase your efforts in closing the funding gap by hosting events with us like industry-leading VCs?

→ then host an event with us and create more visibility for women in the startup world.


We have been able to welcome over 10.000 people to our events so far.
“It was an amazing event, I’m really going away from this encouraged to dream big, to lead and to make a difference. What I see I can be. Thank you buckets for your professionalism, your enthusiasm and your competence. Your love for details is amazing and you all are living proof that going the extra mile really pays of – for sure the best online event I visited so far.”

– a happy LTST attendee

What people say

about partnering with us.

foster leadership

  • Do you want to make sure to support the female founders in your portfolio along their entrepreneurial journey?
  • Do you wish for them to constantly enhance their leadership skills and develop on a personal as well as on a professional level?
  • Do you want to provide your female pipeline with access to a network of other like minded women leaders?

→ then provide your portfolio with access to our leadership accelerator.


90% of our leadership accelerator alumni state that they feel significantly more confident in their leadership & personal skills.

What people say

about partnering with us.

“The Lead F helped me to find my authenticity and voice in business and also personal life. The programme brings different perspective and helped me to step out and get a better holistic view of my professional and personal life.”

– Kristina Palovicova, Co-Founder | SecretCityTrails – Portfolio Company at Speedinvest

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