Women make up only around 30 percent of start-up entrepreneurs (Photo: Rawpixel)


Women shun EU-funded site for female entrepreneurs

When Elis Mutlu moved to the Czech Republic last year to set up her own company, she discovered the EU-funded website Wegate, which promotes itself as a gateway for female entrepreneurship.

Wegate was set up in 2016 in light of the fact that women make up only 34.4 percent of the self-employed in the EU, and around 30 percent of start-up entrepreneurs.

"Wegate is a one-stop shop for female entrepreneurship, bringing together not only women entrepre...

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