Women in Start-ups: this is Why the founders of the world is male

Franziska Weser is lives 29, in Leipzig, and is just going to start with a friend in a Start-up. She says: "in the Beginning, I was with the tables, the founde

Women in Start-ups: this is Why the founders of the world is male

Franziska Weser is lives 29, in Leipzig, and is just going to start with a friend in a Start-up. She says: "in the Beginning, I was with the tables, the founder of the root is always first as female and only later in the conversation, then perhaps as an entrepreneur."

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The Start-up "Heartucate", the two founders to build in just, want to project by using the new mobile Internet standard 5G virtual models of ancient cities or remote places in the classroom. So learning content for students to understand not only-but also experience – Augmented Reality (AR) is the technology in professional circles. The idea is not just for Housewives. And yet: "As a woman, I was not immediately taken seriously," says Weser. "I had to much show more always very good results, in order to be as equal conversation partner is perceived."

The experiences of the Leipzig founder, coincide strikingly with the relevant statistics: Nearly 70 percent of Start-ups in Germany are led by a all-male founding team. Women are not reasons, however, so often and if, then with the men. Just one in every ten Start-up has a purely-female founding team.

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The "Female Founders" Monitor, a study of the Federal Association of German Start-ups and Google, which was presented on Tuesday, and from which these Numbers come, of power, there is little hope that this will soon change: The proportion of women among the founders in Germany rose compared to the previous year, to just 0.6 percent.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 14:19

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