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Merkel opens Vodafone Institute’s Digitizing Europe Summit in Berlin

Under the motto ‘The Future of Made in Europe’, high-ranking thought leaders from politics, business and science will discuss the shaping of digital change in Europe at the E-Werk Berlin, including Nick Read (Vodafone), Tom Enders (Airbus), Alex Karp (Palantir), Luciano Floridi (University of Oxford), and others. Düsseldorf/Berlin 28 January 2019: Under the motto ‘The […]

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Startups

Investors tend to overlook the enormous potential of gender lens investing

Businesses run by women are still in the minority, making up only around 14% of all businesses in Germany. Studies have shown that limited access to capital is one of the biggest obstacles faced by female entrepreneurs: Greater diversity and more equal opportunities in the business sector depend on investors working towards removing this obstacle. […]

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Business

F-LANE goes into third round

Vodafone Institute launches the next round of the accelerator for ventures focusing on female empowerment. F-LANE was initiated by the Vodafone Institute as the first accelerator in Europe focusing on tech-startups by or for women. The majority of the startups participating in the programme received investments afterward – some as high as EUR 4.5 million. It has met […]

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Technologies Take the Stage at Pioneers Festival

Pioneers Festival is celebrating its 5th anniversary this year and organizers are promising an epic event. Brilliant inventors from around the world including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales