FEM-START Up Awards 2022 Edition

FEM-START awards 2022

Welcome to the FEM-START Up Awards 2022! Every year, FEM-START organizes the FEM-START Up Awards, to showcase female founders and leadership! This year’s edition was an absolute blast! An amazing day filled with inspiring pitches, informative masterclasses by experts, and talks by our own founders! We were so happy to see a diverse crowd, filled […]

FEM-START Up Awards: Women who dare

female entrepreneurs

By Paola Hasbun Watching women come together with a collective intention is a powerful experience. I went to the FS not knowing what to expect, and not knowing that I would leave feeling extremely inspired. The room was full of excited women entrepreneurs ready to make a difference and share their ideas; ready to pitch. […]

FEM-START EDUCATION: MANAGEMENT SKILLS

education

How do you manage a company? Management skills can be defined as specific attributes or skills that executives must have to complete specific tasks in an organization. That includes performing business functions in the organization, avoiding crises, and resolving problems quickly when they occur. Management skills can be developed through learning and practical experience as […]

FEM-START EDUCATION: PITCHING

startup education

How to attract investment for your company Learn to prepare a good pitch and present your business. The pitch or pitching is a term that comes from “sales pitch” or “sales speech.” It is a brief presentation of an idea for a project. Although it is characterized by its shortness (between 5-10 minutes), the objective […]

Mentor spotlight: Muthumari Duraisamy

Muthumari Duraisamy is a lovable mother and finance executive who worked in global roles in many countries so far. I hold high interest not only in finance but also in strategy, operations, and innovation. Since I worked in scale-up businesses within multi-billion international companies, I developed my skills to setup a new business. My life […]

Mentor spotlight: Mascha Mooy

Mascha Mooy

Mascha Mooy is a consultant, speaker and author. With a no-nonsense mentality she tackles problems at the core. Her specializations are burn-outs, leadership and successful entrepreneurship. All of these strengths come together in her business Bye Bye Burnout. About Mascha In earlier career Mascha experienced a burnout herself, when unfortunately no structured help was available to get back fast […]

Battling a burnout

education burnout

By Mascha Mooy A burnout. What is it? Why do we get burned out? Why is it meaningful? And most important: What can we do to overcome one? We get burned out when we ask too much of ourselves for too long. You can see it as coming to a complete standstill. You have trouble […]

Mentor Spotlight: Anna Molnár

Anna Molnar

Anna Molnár is a business coach for female entrepreneurs, with an immense passion for languages and literature, a special analytic eye for complex situations and a huge drive to get the best out of people and their companies. I help ambitious businesswomen to make themselves and their companies blossom by creating a solid and healthy […]

Mentor spotlight: Gervaise Coebergh

Gervaise Coebergh

Gervaise Coebergh is owner of several businesses in media, communications and leisure. When I was young I had no clue what to do for a living. Just like my female ancestors, I wasn’t really supposed to go working – other than as a housewife. You can hardly understand that nowadays, but that was how it […]

Mentor spotlight: Lisa Ross-Marcus

Lisa Ross Marcus

Lisa Ross-Marcus is an executive coach and intercultural consultant with a focus on women and leadership. What is your story, and what led you to join the entrepreneurial world? I moved to Paris from the United States as a student and eventually settled in Amsterdam. My first career was as a professional dancer and choreographer, […]