The NOAH Conference Berlin, the leading business event of the European internet and digital industry, invites established companies and their young challengers to Berlin again this June. We are particularly pleased that this year NOAH is providing 100 female founders with free tickets to draw attention to leading women in startups. This year 13 female speakers will be on the ‚Main Stage‘. Today we present you three of them #staytuned
Chantal Ambord, Head of Business Development at BlaBlaCar
Chantal Ambord is in charge of BlaBlaCar’s international and new business expansion. Chantal’s previous entrepreneurial experiences include building Nextfunder, an equity crowdfunding platform, and the Women’s Exchange, an association to increase women leadership in Hong Kong’s financial industry. Chantal also worked at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and responsible for the European issuer market.
Chantal’s Quote: “I was looking at the future. The reality is that businesses as we know them today are not going to exist in the future”
Chantal on Twitter: @Chantal_Ambord
Simone Menne, Supervisory Board Member of BMW, DPDHL and Springer Nature
Simone was previously a Member of the Board of Managing Directors in charge of finance for Boehringer Ingelheim. Prior to that, Simone has been the CFO and a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa. In 2004, Simone Menne was appointed VP Finance and Accounting at Lufthansa Technik before moving to British Midland Ltd. as the CFO in 2010.
Simones Quote: „My heart beats for
#WomenInLeadership, #digital & #art“
Simone on Twitter: simone_menne
Sohaila Ouffata, Director of Platform, VC at BMW i Ventures
Sohaila Ouffata is part of BMW i Ventures. She invests in cutting-edge solutions focusing on BMW’s current and future business in the technology and customer & service space. In addition to the investment activities Sohaila works closely with BMW i Ventures’ portfolio companies. In her role as Director of Platform, Sohaila develops and implements strategic growth initiatives and provides operational support to these companies.
Sohalia’s Quote: „Now AI and machines are taking over, what makes us human? The ability to dream, to be creative, to show empathy…. is what sets us apart. Education should focus more on these skills“
Sohaila on Twitter: @Sohalia4
Female Founders at NOAH 2018
Our goal ist to make female founders more visible. We are super happy to partner with NOAH Conference, giving early stage female founders a chance to network at one of the most important European conferences. #StartupSpotFF #FemaleFounders