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FEMseries: Workshop Series to Kickstart Your Idea

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Workshop series to inspire and equip founders with the tools & skills to kickstart their ideas

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The FEMSeries is FEMtrepreneurs’ program for more diversity and inclusion in the Swiss entrepreneurship ecosystem and consists of 4 interactive workshops to inspire and to equip more women with the tools, skills and supporting community to kickstart their ideas.

Join our 4-part workshop module to get a glimpse into the world of entrepreneurship, learn how to get from idea to a business concept and bring your passion project to the next level. The workshops are led by experienced industry experts with a passion for female entrepreneurship.

Session 1: Role Model Talks

Monday, November 1st, 17:30 – 20:00 (online)

Role models are an important part of the development of our identities and a powerful source of inspiration for those getting ready to start-up. To kick off the FEMSeries 2021, FEMtrepreneurs and TWIST have partnered-up to bring to stage power-women from their community to share their entrepreneurship journeys and spark inspiration in the room.

Session 2: Why + Ideation

Facilitated by Melanie Kovacs

Monday, November 8th, 17:30 – 20:00 (online)

Ideation is the process of generating a broad set of ideas without judgement. This workshop helps to gain understanding of your passion & purpose, play around with your idea and reflect how it could be taken to the next level.

Session 3: Business Model

Facilitated by Valentina Squitieri

Monday, November 15th, 17:30 – 20:00

This workshop will be helping founders to sketch, describe and communicate their business ideas in a simple story. They will work with a set of entrepreneurial tools to create compelling products and services with customer centricity in mind.

Session 4: Pitching Training

Facilitated by Isabelle Siegrist

In this hands-on workshop you will prepare your pitch and get ready to concisely (and convincingly) tell your story and your business in a few minutes and for every audience – from a friend to an investor.

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University of Basel

The University of Basel, Switzerland's oldest university founded in 1460, has deep roots in the economically powerful and culturally rich Basel region. In research, the university excels in life sciences, physics, nanoscience, computer science and bioengineering. The university works closely with domestic and international partners in academia but also industry to make relevant contributions to the advancement of the sciences and society and increasingly focuses on supporting innovation and entrepreneurship.

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