Interview

What’s it like to bootstrap a sexual wellness startup, Laurène Dorléac?

Always be fundraising seems to be the mantra of many startups these days. CLIMAX‘s path however is different as the team has made a conscious decision to bootstrap the company and not seek outside funding. Laurène Dorléac is the co-founder of CLIMAX, a sexual wellness startup with the goal to teach users the essential methods for both receiving and giving more pleasure…

How Flying Health’s Lina Behrens Applies Private Sector Approaches to Tackle Social Problems in Healthcare and Beyond

Lina Behrens is the Managing Director of Flying Health, the leading ecosystem for Next Generation Healthcare and spends her days guiding industry leaders and digital health entrepreneurs as they explore and create tomorrow’s healthcare together. Beyond her daily work at Flying Health, Lina is a passionate advocate for female leadership and female entrepreneurship. She is  a Vice President of the German Startup…

DigiD8 Co-Founder Barghavi Govindarajan: “I would advise fellow entrepreneurs to inculcate a bias for action and move as quickly as possible when navigating ambiguity.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share DigiD8’s founding story as told by co-founder Barghavi Govindarajan. DigiD8‘s mission…

Female Founders’ Nina Wöss on Fundraising Challenges Faced by Underrepresented Founders and Running an Accelerator Program During COVID-19

Austria-based Female Founders may have only been around for a couple of years, but the impact the young organization has had moving the needle towards more diversity in the European entrepreneurial ecosystem cannot be denied. Thousands are part of the wider Female Founders community, 3 batches of female-founded startups have participated in Grow F, the organization’s signature accelerator program, and Lead F,…

Lover’s Dr. Britney Blair: “50% of women and roughly 37% of men have a sexual problem. I then learned how effective treatment is and I was hooked!”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Lover‘s founding story as told by co-founder Dr. Britney Blair. Lover’s…

Kegg’s Kristina Cahojova: “Tenacity is your business card. “

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share kegg‘s founding story as told by founder Kristina Cahojova. kegg’s mission…

Alva’s Annie Coleridge: “Learning to lead a team is a time of intense personal development, reflection and learning.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Alva‘s founding story as told by co-founder Annie Coleridge. Alva’s mission…

Vulvani’s Britta Wiebe: “I never really planned to start my own business, but I was looking for a purposeful job that fulfilled me.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Vulvani‘s founding story as told by founder Britta Wiebe. The goal…