Sydney ranked as 8th best city in the world to be a female entrepreneur
Portfolio CEO Noga Edelstein from UrbanYou recently mentioned Heads Over Heels in a piece in ‘Smart Company’.
“Being female founders has actually been a distinct advantage for UrbanYou, as we’ve been able to access networks and resources that are dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs,” Edelstein tells StartupSmart.
“In fact, UrbanYou really started to gain momentum after we won the Women Pitch event held by Women As Entrepreneurs.”
The Cities Index considers five key categories to determine which cities lead the way in this space: capital, technology, talent, culture and markets.
Edelstein says Sydney excels at providing high quality networks for mentoring and support.
“Organisations such as Heads over Heels provides game-changing connections to female entrepreneurs simply by encouraging senior male business leaders to open up their little black book and offer to introduce their existing connections to awesome female-founded businesses,” she says.
But the city needs more funding avenues and funding capital in order to continue to grow, she says.
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