F-LANE is a six-week acceleration program for high-potential digital impact ventures focusing on female empowerment.
Kaaro Health saves lives with containerized clinics
Kaaro Health, F-LANE finalist, wants to turn healthcare upside down in Uganda. The biggest issue is the high maternal mortality. Utilising smart technology, this could become a thing of the past very soon.
Gapsquare makes women and men get equal pay
Gapsquare, one of the F-LANE finalists, has a software that could close the gender pay gap within only a few years, and thereby solve an issue that is predicted to remain for centuries.
moWoza frees retailers from paperwork
When you give retailers digital tools, you unleash enormous potential and transform an entire country. That's what inspired the founder of F-LANE finalist moWoza to become an entrepreneur.
“Start-ups are the global economy’s technology drivers”
Hannes Ametsreiter stressed the societal importance of start-ups at Capital's Young Elite Summit, and the F-LANE teams held their final pitches in front of renowned investors.
Good on You – fashionable & ethical shopping the smart way
F-LANE finalist Good on You allows users to shop fashion labels that are fair, eco-friendly and cruelty-free. Responsible shopping the smart way!
These 5 startups were born to make an impact
Our European Startup accelerator's second round of F-LANE has begun and we have received 177 applications from over 50 different countries. Let us introduce to you the top five startups that have made it into the Programme.
Brigitte Zypries calls for more support to women in Digital industry
Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries has called for more support to women working in the technology and digital sector in her statement at the “Women in Digital” roundtable.
Fast Track to Success for Female Founders
6 weeks, 5 female founders, 1 goal: To push their startups to the next level.
Lensational – Empowering Women through Photography
Lensational aims to empower marginalized women in developing countries through equipping them with digital training and photography skills. And of course, a camera that they can take photos with and make their voices heard through their photos.
Wazi Vision Brings Affordable Eyecare and Sustainable Glasses to Africa
Eye Exams in Uganda are expensive. And with a pair of glasses the treatment can cost up to 150 US-Dollar and is unaffordable for many children throughout Africa. With Wazi Vision, Brenda Katwesigye developed a smart and cheap way to make eye care affordable.
DigiSitter – Coordinating Childcare via App
Katharina Schiederig is a working mother of two and she knows the struggle families can run into when there is a sudden gap in the families’ calendar. Therefore, she is creating an app to ease the coordination between work and family.
Securella – When Security meets Cinderella
With Securella, Moroccan-born Samia Haimoura is building an eco-system where women can feel safe and get immediate help when they need it - and before they are actually harmed.
Ask Without Shame – Sexual Education in Africa via App
Ruth Namembezi, a 22 years old from Uganda, wanted to raise awareness for sexual diseases and founded an app for sexual education in Africa.
These five startups will change the world for the better
Over 150 startups in 42 countries applied for a place on the F-LANE accelerator programme and the five most spectacular ones got in.