Why A4W

What we believe in

AXA Italia and Impact Hub SB firmly believe that diversity is a factor of growth and development and want to be at the forefront of reducing the gender gap in the field of innovation and business.

The gender gap we want to reduce

Female business angels are fewer but perform better:


25% of angel’s investments in Italy are made by women


+ 0.5% the performance of female vs male investments


Golden Seed best BA Group USA in recent years.

Female entrepreneurship is a minority:


20.4% of startups
are founded by women


-50% investment in startups for women vs men

Despite this, female startups have better results:


+ 10% revenues from startups founded by women


+ 75% probability that the fastest growing companies (+ 200% of growth) are founded by women

A4W was created to support entrepreneurship and the innovation ecosystem for women

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Where we are

c/o Impact Hub Milano
Via Aosta 4
20155, Milano