WeHubs

Programme

Horizon 2020

Funding Scheme

CSA – Coordination and Support action

Project Number

645497

Starting Date

1 January 2015

Duration

24 Months

Website

http://wehubs.eu/

WeHubs

The European network of Women web Entrepreneurs Hubs

Project Description

WeHubs was the first European community, powered by Startup Europe, that connects business ecosystems and provides them with mentoring tools to support women entrepreneurs in the digital sector. The need for the creation of WeHubs was highlighted by the fact that women play a small role in the digital economy. Particularly in Europe women represented only 19% of the web entrepreneurs compared to an average of 33% in the USA. WeHubs aimed to provide indirect support to women web entrepreneurs and increase their participation in web enterprises by encouraging the existing web entrepreneur’s ecosystems to provide dedicated support and services to women.

Through a set of services, tools and resources targeted at business support organisations, the project strengthened the existing business ecosystems and support the emergence of a dynamic European environment for women web entrepreneurs.

ViLabs Contribution

ViLabs contributed to establishing the appropriate communication tools and dissemination of online and offline content developed the training platform, as well as setting up and running a local hub in Greece and Cyprus facilitating knowledge sharing between relevant stakeholders of the web entrepreneurs’ ecosystems and providing dedicated services for women web entrepreneurs.

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