According to PitchBook, just  9.1% of the continent’s overall venture funding went to female-founded European companies.

The women in Entrepreneurship European Roadshow – Access to Finance is a project conceived and developed by the European Young Innovators Forum, the leading organization for youth innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

The project is sponsored by the US Mission to the European Union and has Amazon and Startup Europe as strategic partners.

According to PitchBook, just  9.1% of the continent’s overall venture funding went to female-founded European companies.

The women in Entrepreneurship European Roadshow – Access to Finance is a project conceived and developed by the European Young Innovators Forum, the leading organization for youth innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

The project is sponsored by the US Mission to the European Union and has Amazon and Startup Europe as strategic partners.

OUR MISSION

We aim to support women entrepreneurs and strenghten the Transatlantic collaboration

Our goals is to help European Women Founders get connected to top US, regional and local  VC in order to adress the barriers in the funding process from both sides and to build a strong Transatlantic collaboration and exchange of best practices.

OUR MISSION

We aim to support women entrepreneurs and strenghten the Transatlantic collaboration

Our goals is to help European Women Founders get connected to top US, regional and local  VC in order to adress the barriers in the funding process from both sides and to build a strong Transatlantic collaboration and exchange of best practices.

PROJECT GOAL

PROJECT GOAL

01.

Connect 300 high-potential women founders with leading US and European VCs

We aim at connecting 300 women from the targeted locations with US, regional and local VCs.

02.

Identify the main challenges and barriers in the funding process

Identify challanges on a regional and Pan European level and facilitate the exchange of best practices with the US ecosystem.

03.

Raise awareness on the issues faced by women when raising VC funding.

Communicate about the identified
challenges faced by women entrepreneurs both in specific regions and a pan-European level.

01.

Connect 300 high-potential women founders with leading US and European VCs

We aim at connecting 300 women from the targeted locations with US, regional and local VCs.

02.

Identify the main challenges and barriers in the funding process

Identify challanges on a regional and Pan European level and facilitate the exchange of best practices with the US ecosystem.

03.

Raise awareness on the issues faced by women when raising VC funding.

Communicate about the identified
challenges faced by women entrepreneurs both in specific regions and a pan-European level.

Why apply for #WER in your city?

Take your startup to the next level! Participation is free of charge.

Gain access to top VCs

Gain access to top local, regional and US VCs and find out best practices for accessing VC funding strainght from the best.

Connect to the top players

Get connected to top VC firms, corporates, accelerators and startup communities from your city.

Get access to high-end mentors

Get access one-on-one sessions with top mentors, top VCs, entrepreneurs and advisors.

Why apply for #WER in your city?

Take your startup to the next level! Participation is free of charge.

Gain access to top VCs

Gain access to top local, regional and US VCs and find out best practices for accessing VC funding strainght from the best.

Connect to the top players

Get connected to top VC firms, corporates, accelerators and startup communities from your city.

Get access to high-end mentors

Get access one-on-one sessions with top mentors, top VCs, entrepreneurs and advisors.

TIMELINE

#WER Madrid

Madrid – 4 and 5th March

#WER Lisbon

Lisbon – 5th April

#WER Brussels

Brussels – 8th May

#WER Sofia

Sofia, 16th and 17th May

#WER Bucharest

Bucharest – 27-28 June

#WER Copenhagen

Copenhagen – 19- and 20 September

#WER Budapest

Budapest – 7th and 8th November

#WER Berlin

Berlin – 5th and 6th December

#WER Milan

Milan – 23rd – 24th January

FAQ

Didn’t find all the information you were looking for? Find some frequently asked questions below.

No, as long as you can make it to the event in the city you choose. 

EYIF screens the applications and selects those that would be the most relevant, good luck!

Yes, there is no charge for applications.  

Yes, EYIF does not cover any individual costs. 

No, this is a project for women. 

FAQ

Didn’t find all the information you were looking for? Find some frequently asked questions below.

No, as long as you can make it to the event in the city you choose. 

EYIF screens the applications and selects those that would be the most relevant, good luck!

Yes, there is no charge for applications.  

Yes, EYIF does not cover any individual costs. 

No, this is a project for women.