NextGen Women Entrepreneurs Week

11 -15 March 2019
Kraftwerk 25 Selnaustrasse 8001 Zürich

The week-long training program provides female entrepreneurs from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Peru and Vietnam with tools to bring their ventures to the next level.

The NextGen Women Entrepreneurs Week supports a new generation of women entrepreneurs from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Peru and Vietnam who are focusing on creating market value to drive business growth. The one-week program will leverage mentors and investors to support the women entrepreneurs to overcome roadblocks preventing their business from growing.

NexGen women entrepreneurs are founders or CEOs of businesses already in the market with a unique product or service. The company must also strive for future global expansion. The mentors are successful entrepreneurs, investors and business people from the women entrepreneurs home countries and Switzerland. These mentors and investors provide inspiration and lessons from their own stories; engage in important entrepreneurship topics and work to improve the business models of the NextGen Women Entrepreneurs.

The program takes place at different locations: 
Kraftwerk, Reithalle, Kosmos and WeSpace.

Public Pitch
On March 15, 2019, the week concludes with pitching event, where the most promising entrepreneurs present their business to a top-class jury. During the networking lunch, participants will meet various participants and exchange contacts. The closing event is open to the public audience for free of charge.


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