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Through networks, women in the digital sector continue to assert themselves

International Women’s Day is always a good opportunity to highlight not only inequalities but also actions which make progress in terms of diversity and equality. To assert ‘girl power’ in the technologies and innovations sector, from Paris to New York and Bangladesh, female entrepreneurs are increasingly getting organised in networks. Here are a few examples. 33%: the percentage of women in the digital sector in France, according to the 2016 Syntec Numérique (professional body of companies in the digital sector) survey. This percentage is still very insufficient and far below France’s overall rate (53%) in all sectors, and also...

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#Seedstars: promoting startups in emerging markets

The lively digital innovation trend isn’t restricted to national ecosystems such as Silicon Valley, French Tech or Startup America. There are also organisations like Seedstars, a huge international network that identifies and supports projects launched by young entrepreneurs all over the globe. In four years, Seedstars Group has created the ideal conditions help startups in emerging markets thrive. During this time it has gradually put in place summits, national and international competitions, accelerators, experimentation labs, mentoring, venture capital and collaborative environments. Co-founded in September 2012 by three Swiss entrepreneurs – Michael Weber, Adrien de Loës and Pierre-Alain Masson – Seedstars...

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Econocom designs, finances and facilitates digital transformation for large companies and public organizations.
With 40 years of experience, the Group is the only market player to combine 360° expertise through project financing, equipment distribution and digital services, with a presence in 18 countries, more than 10,000 employees and sales revenue of 2,846 million euros. Econocom is listed on Euronext in Brussels, Bel Mid and Family Business indices.

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