Female Founder Summit 2018

The Female Founder Summit brings Female Founders and Speakers on stage. We feature women who founded innovative companies, highlight insights from the Ecosystem and build bridges to Investors, Venture Capitalists, Business Angels, Corporates, Networks and Mentors.


Program 2018: More Stages for Female Founders

The mission of the Female Founder Summit since its inception is to:
− Create connectivity and network Female Founders with matching parties – investors, start-up support, and other founders
− Create more public attention and visibility for Female Founders and their success sto-ries and advertise role models to encourage women to follow an entrepreneurial path
− Network Female Founders among each other for insights, exchange and support
− Empower Female Founders with hands on training for pitching sessions

To support these goals the Female Founder Summit holds the following activities in Switzerland:
− Female Founder Summit – speeches, and showcases of Female Founders
− Female Founder Pitches – pitching slots for women entrepreneurs to pitch their case to investors
− Female Founder Specials – special tracks, speeches, and showcases of Female Found-ers
− Female Founder Drinks – 3 to 4 times per year networking event for insights and per-sonal exchange among women entrepreneurs

Events & Stages

Female Founder Drinks #4, Zürich

Female Founder Drinks #5, Zürich

Zug Impact Summit, Zug
Female Founder Panel on FutureTech
Female Founder Pitches, with 4 pitching slots with a focus on impact ventures

Swiss Startup Days, Bern
Female Founder Keynote
Female Founder Showcases
Female Founder Pitches, with 10 pitching slots

Female Founder Drinks #6, Zürich

November 2018
Female Founder Summit, Zürich


Through additional joint activities with partner events we create more visibility for Female Founders in a much larger audience. We help Female Founders to network and connect with more investors at our partner events. And with special priced tickets for our audience of women entrepreneurs we help improve the gender ratio at our partner events.


Our audience is comprised as follows:
− Entrepreneurs from Switzerland, Europe, Asia, Africa
− Start-up Support Organizations
− Investors from Switzerland, Europe, Asia – VCs, Business Angels, Private Investors, Family Offices, Corporate Venturing, Institutional Investors
− Financial and Legal Advisors
− Government Representatives
− Media


You run or plan a start-up and you would like to pitch at the Female Founder Stages?

We are looking for female founded ventures with:

– innovation

– scalability

– business model

– and - if you look to pitch at the Zug Impact Summit - impact

You can apply now – download the questionnaire from the website and send it to:


The questionnaire is available here:



Mehr Infos zu den Events finden Sie hier: www.femalefoundersummit.org