Women in Business in Berlin

An inspiring network of local and international women in business in Berlin are reinterpreting what it means to be a working mother, with growing numbers of innovative mum-owned businesses. Known worldwide as a cultural and economic hub, Berlin is a creative city in constant flux.

 

The Berlin start-up community draws like minded people from all over the world, offering a platform for talented entrepreneurs to experiment, collaborate and ultimately create hugely successful businesses in a variety of sectors.

 

31% of all German startups are based in the city, with an eclectic entrepreneurial community known for being supportive and collaborative. Tech hubs and incubators such as Factory Berlin, a Google-backed co-working space and Germany’s largest startup campus, provide excellent support for small and growing businesses.

 

Berlin also offers great value for money in comparison to the majority of European capitals, reducing start up costs and appealing to a young, vibrant demographic.

 

A plethora of online business ideas have proved successful in recent years, with many examples of successful mum entrepreneurs in the city. There is a growing community of women entrepreneurs in the city, with many organisations, groups and dedicated spaces across the city for local and expat mums in Berlin.

 

Frauen Business Netzwerk  is a German speaking organisation bringing together women entrepreneurs and self-employed women in Berlin to network, collaborate and find inspiration and motivation.

 

Global Women Entrepreneur Network is the Berlin chapter of an international group for women who gather in many cities in the world to share their experiences of businesses in many different industries. They host friendly networking evenings for women entrepreneurs to get to know one another and find new collaborations.

 

MumsLikeUs is a community for every working mum, from those taking their first steps back into work, busy mums in Berlin already in full time work and every stage in between. They have over 1,600 members in Berlin alone and offer a fantastic support system.

 

The Founding Moms’ Exchange is another group for international mum entrepreneurs in Berlin to meet and network with each other. Anyone who owns their own business, works from home, or wants to be around other expat mumpreneurs and business women in Berlin and the local area is welcome.

 

MomPreneurs is a fantastic support group for working mums in Berlin navigating the balance between family and self-employment. They offer fascinating talks on relevant topics and of course the opportunity to exchange and network with other mum entrepreneurs, freelancers and founders in the German capital.

 

The Place Berlin, on Charlottenstraße in Mitte, is a coworking space for (in their own words) “doers, thinkers and kind souls”. Designed by and for creative people with big ideas. More than just a physical space for startups, The Place is a community with a real focus on fostering female entrepreneurship; promoting, supporting and guiding women entrepreneurs in Berlin to fulfil their potential. Their event series, “We Can Start Up” is a new initiative, ideal for local and expat mums with online and home based business ideas they may wish to pursue.

 

The juggleHUB is an innovative space providing flexible working space, networking opportunities and the option childcare under one roof in Prenzlauer Berg. juggleHUB is a place where people with a multitude of experiences, backgrounds and professional know-how come together and inspire one another. All new customers or members who have had a baby can access two hours of coworking with childcare for free.

 

Coworking Toddler is another welcoming space in Prenzlauer Berg where parents who are self-employed, freelance or working from home can focus on work whilst their children are cared for next door.

 

Easy Busy Space in the Mitte neighbourhood is a family friendly coworking space offering a welcoming, laid-back and inclusive working environment for like-minded creative types, with a sound-proofed cozy working space and on site childcare for little ones.

 

The Social Impact Lab is a coworking space, business accelerator and community for (primarily social) entrepreneurs in Berlin with an international background, in both English and German.

 

Betahaus Berlin is perhaps one of the city’s best known coworking spaces for creative entrepreneurs, both women and men, located in the Kreuzberg neighbourhood. Betahaus is an ideal community for local and international women entrepreneurs in Berlin who want to work on independent projects whilst exchanging ideas and knowledge with others.

 

At MumAbroad.com , we strive to support female entrepreneurs and women in business in Berlin through our online community. If you are interested in any of the services or products listed below, do please get in touch. If you would like us to feature your business below, we would love to hear from you on info@mumabroad.com

Women Entrepreneurs in Berlin

Giulia Baldisserri – Extra Arms Nanny Agency

Giulia Baldisserri – Extra Arms Nanny Agency

Extra Arms is a small agency servicing Berlin and the surrounding area, run by (almost!) ex Nanny Giulia Baldisserri. With over 10 years experience as a nanny herself Giulia understands the importance of matching the right family with the right ...

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Melanie Fieseler Consulting

Melanie Fieseler Consulting

​Melanie Fieseler is an independent careers consultant specialising in female talent management and organisational diversity. ​ ​She founded Work Happy Mums in 2013, and is a leading authority and speaker on issues relating to women ...

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Mary Miller – Homeopath

Mary Miller – Homeopath

Mary Miller has been practicing homeopathy since 1998. In 2008, she moved to Berlin and founded her own Homeopathy practice for families in Prenzlauer Berg. Mary specialises in Women’s Health and Paediatrics including Pre- and postnatal health ...

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Inga Sarrazin – maternita

Inga Sarrazin – maternita

Inga Sarrazin founded maternita together with Ulrike Käfer. Inga received a degree in food technology and worked as a department manager in an analytics lab. In addition to working she completed additional qualifications in quality management. She ...

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Ulrike Käfer – maternita

Ulrike Käfer – maternita

Ulrike Käfer, co-founder of maternita Maternity Concierge and Baby Planning Service spent 1 ½ years in the US working as a nanny and gained her first experience in the world of newborns and toddlers. After studying in Advertising and Marketing ...

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Lorna Ather – maternita

Lorna Ather – maternita

Experienced project manager Lorna Ather, successfully completed the Baby Planner ACADEMY in 2014 and is responsible for all international clients at maternita. Alongside this, she co-founded the British Saturday Club, is co-chairwoman of the board ...

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Ania Witkowska – Somatic Movement Therapist

Ania Witkowska – Somatic Movement Therapist

As a Somatic Movement Therapist and Educator Ania’s work is concerned with the interaction of the physical and the psychological. Working with mothers and babies is her specialist area. In individual sessions for women during pregnancy and ...

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