Female Entrepreneurship in Europe: Insights from Urska Srsen at YC Female Founder Conference
This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Urska Srsen Speaks at Y Combinator Female Founder Conference 2016" by Y Combinator
TLDR The video discusses the challenges and successes of female entrepreneurs in Europe and emphasizes the importance of pursuing passions fearlessly, building a strong team, and having a clear vision for success.
Zaha Hadid's quote inspires women to pursue their passions fearlessly and take on ambitious projects.
Erika, co-founder of Bella Beach, started a tech company at 23 without a business, development or design background, but her passion and artistic approach to designing products made it possible.
Two entrepreneurs created a device and app for pregnant women to listen to their baby's heartbeat, while the speaker moved to Zagreb with her fiance to work on failed projects.
Develop it is a profitable company with a team of 60+ people creating technology for women, while Bella beat struggled to raise funds despite having loyal users and a great product.
European startups face challenges due to the lack of resources and talent concentration compared to Silicon Valley, and moving to the US is not easy.