It looks like things are finally changing, as women entrepreneurs in the tech sectors are gradually hitting the spotlight. It’s great news for startups, considering that statistics have shown that they are clearly outdoing men when it comes to running successful businesses. So let’s have a look at our list of top 6 female founders everyone should know in Europe based on the level of impact they’re creating in their respective industries.
Co-founder of Talent Clue
Ana is one of Spain’s most seasoned woman executive in the IT industry with more than 30 years of experience in building, leading & supporting some of the most prominent technology startups in the country.
One of which being Talent Clue, which is paving the way to be one of the fastest growing HR software thanks to its’ focus on what it calls “The Inbound Recruiting Methodology”.
Ana is also one of the founding partners at Inveready which invests in early-stage technology innovations.
Co-founder & CEO at Doggies in Town
Put your seatbelt on! This fast-moving startup is driven by a founder from the Netherlands that has, in just a few months, pre-launch, attracted, +8.000 dog owners, +5.000 businesses and brought a team of 10 to develop an app and a SaaS which is about to go live at the same time as their crowd equity campaign. Yes, she’s not just raising funds with investors but also with her community because she believes her business should be built for dog owners by dog owners & dog businesses. This could well become Europe’s biggest pet startup.
Co-founder & CTIO at HOPU
As Chief Technology Innovation Officer, Iris has impressed in her leadership role, working on the generation and maturation of ideas within her Quality and Innovation department. Thanks to Iris, HOPU, Human Oriented Products for Urban development, is leading the way for a new generation of air quality monitoring solutions, incorporating new materials and advanced technologies to improve data quality, data reliability and accuracy of IoT devices.
Co-founder & CEO at Froged
Demium, a top startup builder in Europe, has recruited quality entrepreneurs and built amazing startups with them over the last years. Emily is one of those quality entrepreneurs, having lead an idea into a high-growth startup, that has already a team of +10 people, is rapidly generating revenue, has received large amounts of investments and all very much thanks to Emily’s drive, passion and experience as a leader. One to watch!
Co-founder at Equidam
Giulia has quite the company operations track record! To name a few highlights in the last years, she’s fundraised €160K in 3 days, hired and trained teams of up to 10 people, defined the product roadmaps, contributed to 75% revenues increase YoY, setup of the CS system and processes, including the help desk which contributed to the 96% 5 stars conversation ratings. Definitely deserving of being on this list of “Europe’s Fastest Growing Startups With Female Founders”.
Co-founder & CEO at Jammer
Carmen is paving the way for new technology in the real estate business of the Costa del Sol. Her young rental reparation startup, Jammer, brings real estate owners, tenants and reparation professionals in one place. Her experience & network in the industry has already allowed her to attract attention within those groups. She is also managing a team of +7 and is considered a die-hard, determined and resourcefulness entrepreneur to watch in the coming years.