Tech Startups – A male domain?
Only 20 % of founders in Germany are female. While male startup teams have already raised just under 30% external capital of EUR 1 million or more, the figure for female teams is only 5%. Do these numbers make the German startup ecosystem a male domain? Hopefully not, when you think about the lost potential. ONE MISSION is convinced that with more diversity you can take the startup ecosystem to the next level. For this, we support the campaign #25to25 by Svenja Lassen and Dr. Irène Kilubi to increase the amount of female founders in germany to 25% by 2025.
In addition to this, we are part of InsurTech Hub Munich since 2023 and are funded by Gründerland Bayern / Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy.
We believe that the potential of (tech) startups in Germany is by far not exploited yet. Gender-diverse teams are more innovative and successful. In around 70% of German startups, only men are represented as (co) founders. ONE MISSION wants to change this.
With joined forces! Since 2023 we are part of InsurTech Hub Munich – a non-profit innovation platform uniting international insurance and cross-industry partners, startups, investors, academia and governmental entities in their quest to make the industry future-proof.
Through their extensive partner network, we possess first-class startup expertise, excellent contacts and an existing infrastructure we work together to make the (insurtech) startup world more divers !
Our goal is to drive more diversity into the German startup ecosystem. By 2025, the number of female founders should increase to 25% – more opportunities, venture capital and visibility for gender diverse startup teams!
Meet the ONE MISSION team
We need more role models. Especially female role models. We have the voice! We just need the right stage. Therefore presenting success stories of female founders und putting them in spotlight is my passion.
Gender diverse teams are more efficient and innovative – this also applies to startup founding teams. Let’s let female founders shine and thereby create role models and exploit the full potential!
I’m all about contacts & networking events in cooperation with other initiatives around the topic female founders. In my current position as Ecosystem Manager at InsurTech Hub Munich, I can spread the Mission in Germany and beyond !
Surround yourself with the right people, ask for advice, share your learnings, give feedback, be confident and follow your passion – never give up! Together with my team at ONE MISSION we support and empower female entrepreneurs and women in tech.
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