“The key ingredient in creating and building groundbreaking innovations is the people. Research has again and again proven that diversity, particularly gender diversity, is directly linked to innovation as well as financial performance.”
Talk about the report on Gender Diversity in the Nordic Startup Ecosystem with Thea Messel - founder of Unconventional Ventures investing in purpose driven early stage tech startups founded by underrepresented founders in the Nordics. UV believes that underrepresented founders represent one of the biggest market opportunities in the Nordics today. Thea has co-founded and developed digital platforms supporting tech and impact startups, The HUB and +Impact , was the Partner Lead on a China-Nordic Accelerator as well as co-founder of an accelerator for early stage impact startups, +Impact. Thea has worked with developing and launching concepts for supporting underrepresented founders in the Nordics as well as driving research on diversity in investments.