With social media and online businesses becoming mainstream, opening a business has become more accessible to individuals who want to explore turning their passion projects into side hustles. Some even go the extra mile and change their careers to become solopreneurs. Last month, we organised a panel discussion with Klára Losert (Co-founder of Talkbase), Petra Čuřínová (Founder and CEO of GIVILI), and Lucie Neumanova (Co-founder & CEO at Femme Palette). The speakers shared some insights on how female founders turned a profit through their passion projects in the Czech Republic. We’ve put together eight takeaways from our conversation to inspire you to turn your passion project into a profitable business.
Over the last year, I've attended a number of design sprints, client tests, hackathons, but most importantly, I went through the Social Impact Award summer accelerator where I worked on my own project with a friend. That's why I would also like to share my insights with you. If you're thinking about starting your own business, founding a startup, or are just starting a company project, I have some advice to help set up your project for success.
The holiday season seems to always arrive faster than expected, and the gift hunt is in full swing. To give you some inspiration, we’ve gathered some of our picks for great gifts, all from female-founded companies. From jewelry to skincare or career growth, and even gifts for kids, we’ve got you covered!
Entrepreneurs know that getting a new business off the ground involves a lot more than just a great idea. From registering at the right administrative offices to understanding market fit, there are many key things that aspiring entrepreneurs need to consider when they’re starting out. Working with a mentor who has been through setting up a similar business can be an invaluable resource for mentees.
We asked Femme Palette mentor Eva Knirschová about the strategy she used to help her mentee start her own business.
Sure, meal vouchers, home office and sick days are a nice offer, but if you’re looking to stand out from the crowd, they won’t exactly do. That’s why we put together tips for 4 unique and attractive benefits which your employees will really enjoy using.
Searching for the perfect Christmas gift for a family member, partner or friend? We have you covered! We put together a list of female-founded companies offering gifts for everyone from tech enthusiasts to fitness freaks and makeup lovers.
Starting a business and building a brand is not easy. There is also not a single solution that suits all. However, if you have a business idea in mind or want to boost your enterprise, there is a way which can help you save money and time, it is called: mentoring for entrepreneurs.
Manon Van Essen is the founder of a successful startup Magioni. With her cauliflower pizza, Manon has revolutionised the food industry. She talks to Veronika Larsen, a multi-discipline woman entrepreneur from Brno and a member of the Femme Palette community. Both girls share their advice on making it big in the world of business and what helps them overcome the fear of failure.
We are consistently impressed with the brilliance of our community and the knowledge every member has to offer. That’s why we asked our members to share their knowledge with everyone! This Member post is brought to you by Anna Kyriacou, a Creative Founder at Nomadic Projex.