Join us on September 12th at 15:00 CEST for the free “Gender Bias in Angel Investing” webinar, held as a pre-event for the European Angel Investment Summit 2023.
Delve into the pressing issue of gender bias and discover specific tools and actions for investors to promote inclusivity and diversity. In this session we will focus on the “how” to overcome the gender bias in angel investing rather than the “why” that was explored in our previous two webinars on the subject of gender diversity:
Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your investing practices and contribute to a more equitable investment landscape.
This webinar is organised by the EBAN Gender Community in the framework of the EBAN Manifesto for a Gender Balanced Angel Investing Ecosystem!
Named Startup-Grande-Dame by the media and elected “TOP 100: Europe’s most influential women in the startup & VC space” in 2022, Selma is an internationally celebrated keynote speaker and thought leader. She is passionate about empowering people and creating a better future. In the last 20 years, she considerably shaped the startup and angel investing ecosystem across Europe. Global media in over 40 countries (Forbes, Financial Times, Elle, Aljazeera, Bloomberg Adria) covered her expertise and activities.
She is the founder & Board Member of the global SDG platform 1MillionStartups and the Austrian Angel Investors Association. She advised and supported hundreds of startups, hosted the “EBAN- Masters of Angel Investing” interview series with the best business angels in Europe, authored two books, and is lecturing entrepreneurship at universities. Besides her passion for entrepreneurship, she is a fervent advocate for female empowerment and mental health. Above all, Selma is happily married to her first love and is the proud mother of two fantastic young adults.
Co-founder & Head of Impact Measurement and Management,
After 7 years of experience as an International Tax Manager for Deloitte, Cécile made a professional and personal decision to commit her time and skills to generating positive social impact. She is a co-founder of Tiime and as COO/CFO she manages daily operations and finance, alongside of training and workshops.
Cecile is also the Managing Director of the Luxembourg Business Angel Network (LBAN) and a board member of EBAN Impact, promoting awareness and engagement in impact investing within the European Business Angel Network.
She is an active business angel, notably in the Rising Tide program, which is part of a global movement to increase women’s participation in angel investing as an asset class. Cécile is a senior jury member at European pitching events, and does training on pitching, business models, accounting, impact metrics and CSR.
Commuting between Luxembourg and Lyon, Cecile is an avid sports and outdoor enthusiast dabbling in extreme sports and a true social butterfly. She is passionate about social impact and how social innovation can tackle the most pressing issues on this planet.
Head of Startup Services,
Vienna Business Agency
Gabriele Tatzberger studied spatial planning and regional politics at the Vienna University of Technology and received her doctorate at the Technical University of Delft / NL in 2008.
In 2008, Gabriele joined the Vienna Business Agency, where she is leading the Start-Up Services department, to support start-ups and to further develop the start-up location in Vienna. In addition, she has been Managing Director of Vienna Region Wirtschaft.Raum.Entwicklung GmbH and Vienna Region Marketing GmbH since 2010.
As part of her job, she is working closely together with company founders and start-ups from a wide range of industries and is actively participating in many juries and demo day events.
Hedda is a founder and CEO of TIIME, leading the Advocacy and Advisory practice and contributing regularly to Education.
Hedda is also an active board member on funds and organizations working with/towards values-based investing and driving positive impact – from public and private equity structures to family offices and NGOs. Her focus is on JEDI (Justice-Equity-Diversity-Inclusion), climate change and their intersectionality.
As a commitment through TONIIC 100%, Hedda has devoted her portfolio to creating impact through philanthropy, venture philanthropy and impact investing – and advocates for systemic shifts in capital towards positive societal impact.
Apart from managing TIIME and a privately-held forestry company in Sweden, Hedda advises the Luxembourg government on issues related to sustainable finance. Hedda is Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation & Impact Economy at several European and US universities since 2006.