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Female focused accelerator programmes

Applications open for 4th Vodafone F-LANE accelerator

Applications open for 4th Vodafone F-LANE accelerator The Vodafone Institute for Society and Communications has opened applications for the fourth edition of its female-focused F-LANE accelerator, which offers access to mentoring and funding. The programme mission is to foster the participation of women in technological development and to empower women of all ages around the…

Coworking spaces for mums

Workspaces designed for working mums

Workspaces designed for working mums Imagine sipping complimentary coffee, responding to emails uninterrupted, attending back to back meetings with clients, catching up with your daily reports while your child plays with other kids in the next room. That is what the workplace of the future or the now is envisioned. I would think that this…

coworking spaces

Why business thrive in coworking spaces

Why business thrive in coworking spaces According to Harvard Business Review, there is something special about coworking spaces. Research shows that there are numerous benefits to using coworking spaces, including an increase in productivity, a boost in worker morale and the maximization of overall energy. What was once perceived as home to freelancers, and small…

Fintech in competition

DFS Lab opens applications for the F3 Prize

DFS Lab opens applications for the F3 Prize Does your FinTech startup offer products that work for women? Well, DFS Lab, ​a fintech accelerator and investor building the future of emerging market fintech has launched open applications for the F3 Prize (Female-Focused Fintech Prize) sponsored by Omidyar Network’s new Flourish Ventures, and supported by Women’s…