Olga is the CFO of a company that created a robot that would sort grains, beans or seeds according to their biochemical and visual properties. She became CFO at only 21 and continues to lead their financial strategy whilst balancing her studies.
Tasneem found an opportunity to combine her passion for cooking with a gap in the market for simple and easy to follow Indian-Pakistani recipes – particularly for the German speaking market. She believes that food connects people and is a form of healing for society.
Maebellyne is a ‘go out and get it’ kind of person. Originally she was a psychologist working with criminal ex-offenders with personality disorders. However, after a year she realized that it was not what she wanted as the results of her work were hard to see.
Nicole is co-founder of a software company for talent management, which was founded 14 years ago. She is among those few Swiss entrepreneurs whose company managed to have a successful exit.
Nicoletta is a dynamic entrepreneur, who will probably never be completely satisfied with the status quo and will always drive for change. Her latest venture develops an innovative and compact platform for the production of micro-devices out of glass with features down to the nanoscale.
Borislava is an energetic, 23 year old young entrepreneur, who is devoting all of her time to her company. With her team she created a platform, where people can listen to or audiolize articles from online newspapers.
Graziella has never thought about being an entrepreneur, she lived the normal life of a working mother. Then on one day she had an idea, she fell in love with it and said: “Why not? Let’s try something new!” And so she founded her own company.
Dragica is a sound artist, physicist and female entrepreneur. When she was 14 years old her brother-in-law helped her win a tech contest. This was the first time when she saw a computer (a Commodore 64) and the moment that changed her life.
Inspiring short stories of female entrepreneurs (Summary)