StartHer Awards, the first European contest for female-founded startups

The Paris-based NGO StartHer (formerly Girls in Tech Paris), dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurship and careers in tech, is holding the first Europe-scale contest for startups founded by women.

The contest will take place on October 19th at Station F, the brand new biggest startup campus in the world, in Paris. The event will include a pitch competition and conferences on women in tech.

Any tech startup (internet, mobile, video games, AI, VR, etc.) that is between six and thirty-six months old, is headquartered in a European country, and has at least one woman on the founding team, is eligible to apply online until 31 August.

Applications and more information

MyData, international conference on personal data, Tallinn, August 30

August 30, 2017 / September 1, 2017 - Tallinn

For one day in Tallinn (August 30) and 2 days in Helsinki (August 20, September 1), you will have the chance to attend different conferences and workshops on 12 topics related to the concept of self data, the tendency that people (citizens, consumers) have to use their own personal data. The...

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Culturethèque – Tribute to Jacques Prévert

June 27, 2017

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the death of the French poet, here you have a selection of some of his poetry collection: FATRAS "La poésie peut naître des images aussi bien que des mots, surtout chez un Prévert qui, d'abord homme de cinéma, a un sens très aigu de l'image et de...

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The Valerian comic books are available on Culturethèque!

August 2, 2017

Written by Pierre Christin and illustrated by Jean-Claude Mézières, this space opera tells the adventures of two agents of the “Human Police Forces” (HPF), Valerian and his friend Laureline, at Galaxity: a megalopolis of the planet Earth and capital city of a galactic empire during the 28th...

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Culturethèque – A little bit of blues

June 13, 2017

Here a selection of blues discs that you can find in Culturethèque:   THE DUST I OWN - LAINO & BROKEN SEEDS 1. Bo Weavil 2. Boogie Tale 3. Fate of a Gambler 4. Old Tape of Memories 5. The Dust I Own 6. On the Wood 7. What Once Was Dead 8. Can't Wake Myself Up 9. Pay...

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Culturethèque – Focus on crime fiction

April 19, 2017

The 13th edition of the International Festival "Quais du Polar" was held in Lyon, France, from March 31st to April 2nd 2017. This festival has become the place to be for crime fiction lovers. This year it explored Europe from East to West, by presenting countries such as Germany, Romania, and even...

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3 French experts at Tallinn e-Governance Conference 2017

May 30, 2017 / May 31, 2017

The Tallinn e-Governance Conference 2017 is intended for government officials, civil society organizations and companies developing or using IT solutions for better online governance. It's organized by the e-Governance Academy, a renown Estonian institution specialized in e-government,...

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Opening of the new Camille Claudel Museum

March 30, 2017

Between 1876 and 1879, Camille Claudel spent three years as a teenager in the small town of Nogent-sur-Seine in the department of Aube, some one hundred kilometers from Paris. These were determining years for the young artist as she met her future master and "discoverer" of her talent, French...

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