Frequently asked questions

Why is Female Founders hosting a hackathon?


Female Founders is Europe's biggest community for entrepreneurial women. We promote female talent across tech & innovation. The Lead Today. Shape Tomorrow. TalentHack is an innovative way to proactively give women valuable insights into the industry and connect female talents with companies.




What is happening at the LTST TalentHack?


The 3-day online event will start on Friday, November 26th. The Female Founders Team will kick off the hackathon at 3 pm. Afterwards, all participants will begin working on their challenge. On Sunday, November 28th, all teams will pitch their solutions. All teams will be supported directly by the companies and the Female Founders team during the whole event. Further, all women can participate in workshops and sessions to learn more about the tech & innovation ecosystem.




What is a "challenge", and how do they work?


Challenges are provided by companies from the DACH region. A challenge is the biggest pain point of the company. Participants can choose one challenge and will work within a team of 3-5 women on a solution. Companies sponsoring a challenge will support 5 teams during the 3-day event with valuable insights and know-how.




Why should my company sponsor a challenge?


As a company, you gain access to a pool of female talent looking for career opportunities in your field of expertise. Work closely with 20 bright & creative women to hack solutions to your biggest challenge. This is the perfect opportunity to meet potential team members and see our talents in action.




How big are the teams? What does the selection process look like?


Sign up for the LTST TalentHack and select your preferred challenge. Based on your interests, skills and experiences, we match you with 3-5 women. Our matchmaking process creates the perfect setup for you to develop an innovative solution and connect with like-minded women. Do you already have a great team? Sign up together with your friends and show your problem-solving skills in action.




What background do I need to participate?


Don't have any experience in the industry? No problem! All you need is motivation and interest to learn more about tech & innovation! Sign up no matter what your background is! We are looking for women with diverse backgrounds coming from different fields and with varying levels of experience.




How much does it cost for female talent to participate?


The 3-day online hackathon is for free!




What is the "speed dating" about?


To make meaningful connections, the companies offer 20 min slots to all participants. Experts offering slots are sharing their experience and know-how and will meet potential team members. This is a great opportunity for participants to gain valuable insights into the industry and ask all burning questions about their career opportunities.




Do I need to be student to participate at the LTST TalentHack?


No, you do not need to be a student to participate. Registration is open for everyone interested in participating at this online event.