For Meet & Pitch events we invite startups from the Factory Berlin network to pitch their products to fellow community members and professionals from the Berlin startup ecosystem.
For our March edition, we’ll be joined by companies solving problems for female consumers with innovative products and services. The event will include a Q&A section from the audience and we will open the floor to those wanting to pitch their own women-centric products.
– Ali Mann, Anatomy of Pleasure
– Annik Walter, Einhorn
– Katherine Castellano and Olga Buneev, Clue
6:30 pm: Doors open
7:00 – 7:45 pm: Talks & Q&A
7:45 – 8:00 pm: Open mic session
8:00 – 8:30 pm: Drinks & more networking
About the speakers:
Alakina Mann is a Medical Visualiser, illustrator, Artist and Founder of AnatomyofPleasure.org; Redefining and Rediscovering Sex Anatomy and Sexuality. Created during a masters in Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy at Glasgow University, Anatomyofpleasure.org presents the pleasurable female sex anatomy that gets left out of conversation, and is often poorly represented in medical textbooks. No wonder school sex-education left us with so many questions! AoP talks about the female body from the perspective of pleasure, which is after all, one of its main functions! For example, the clitoris’s only function is pleasure and arousal, though we rarely tell girls and women (or anybody else) this. AnatomyofPleasure.org uses anatomically accurate illustrations, research-based sexology and sex therapy information, and interactive 3D models to represent this under discussed but amazing anatomy.
Annik Walter curates einhorn’s Instagram channels, playfully redefining the visual language surrounding „taboo“ topics like sex and menstruation. She got her start in the media world in 2017 as an author for Mit Vergnügen and quickly discovered her passion for social media. She currently studies history in Berlin and recently celebrated her debut as an event manager for the launch of einhorn’s period products.
Olga Buneev is a QA Engineer at Clue, currently pursuing a Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Berlin. During her career and academic life, she has achieved a diverse curriculum of skills, ranging from app/database interface testing, to insurance portfolio management and ERP consulting. At Clue, she represents the voice of users, ensuring that the product’s quality follows Clue’s mission of empowerment and inclusivity.
Kate Castellano is an Engineer Manager for Client at Clue. When she is not coding, you can find her working towards the inclusion of more women in technology as a Director at Women Who Code Berlin network. At Clue, she works on improving processes, enforcing best practices and helping the Engineering team to build a product that follows Clue’s mission of empowerment and inclusivity.