Index – Global Women in the Start-up World

ABC aspects of thinking, 12–13

Accelerator, 27, 50–52

Action–inaction, 9

American clients, 67

American dream, 59

Amicus start-up, 31–32

Balkonetka.pl community, 48–49

Beauty standards, 69–70

Blackbox start-up, 50

Bootstrapping, 66

Bra community, 65–66, 68–69

Breakthrough moments, 70–73

Bro culture, 6

Cease and Desist letter, 90–92

Competence, 56–57

Competition, 68

Contact IQ start-up (Scisel, Kate), 83–102

Corporate rolodex, 92

Crowdfunding, 108

Crowd thinking, 38

Culture of defeat, 114

DailyArt (Stańska), 103–125

Direct sale, 82

Diversity, 17

EFF. See Electronic Frontier Foundation

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), 91–92

Embodiment phenomenon, 3

Erlang programming language, 85

European prejudices, 63–64

Events for women, 98

Failures, 54–55

False beliefs, 10–11

Family inspirations, 146

Feedbacks, 99

Feedingforward.com, 101–102

Feeling of shame in women

body, 8

motherhood, 8

Female founders program, 118

Females Only program, 119

Femininity, 16

Fifty Years (Madej, Ela), 23–45

Financial security, 65

Founders Den, 100

Freedom of action, 138

Geek Girls Carrots (Sidor, Kamila), 127–148

Global product, 100

Global thinking, 51, 55–56, 62–63

Goodness, spreading, 60

Hive53 start-up community, 25

Idealism, 67

Impostor syndrome, 7

Industry meetings, 96

Innovation Nest Fund, 31

Inspiration, 58

Investor viewpoints, 32–33

Kraków start-up ecosystem, 84–87

Krysztofiak, Amelia, 47–82

Krysztofiak-Szopa, Julia, 47–82

Leader, 138

Madej, Ela, 23–45

Male vs. female start-ups, 18

Maternity leave, 19

Measure of success, 69

Mental–financial barrier, 59

Mental hygiene, 57–58

Mentoring, 120–122, 137

Merits of enterprise, 64

Metamuzeum, 109–110

Mindfulness in organizations, 35

Moiseum (Stańska), 103–125

Motivations, 81

Multitasking, 78–79

New York vs. Silicon Valley, 28–30

Paternal leave, 77

Polish generation gap, 64–65

Polish tech competence, 55

Power couples, 20

Presentations, 135–136

Professional fulfillment, 71

Professional mother, 18–19

Programming elements

environment, 14–15

heart, 13–14

thoughts, 10–13

Public Speakers’ Club, 147–148

Public speaking, 16–17

Questions, 97

Role models, 145–146

Scisel, Kate, 83–102

Self-aggression, 5–6

SelfHackathon (Slawuta, Patrycja), 1–21

Self-promotion, 74

Self-sabotage, 5–6

Sidor, Kamila, 127–148

Slawuta, Patrycja, 1–21

Slow Art Day, 108–109

Social perfectionism, 9

Social support, 14–15

Start-up experiences

competition, 113

culture of defeat, 114

financing, 112

principle of global scope, 115

sources of knowledge, 114–115

stressful and hardest part, 113–114

Start-ups

mentoring, 120–122

prerequisites for, 62

running, 112–115

work attractive, 57

Stańska, Zuzanna, 103–125

Supporting socially responsible companies, 40

Surplus of demand over supply, 75

Talent honing, 98–100

TEDxKraków meeting, 86

Tolerance, 97

Unlimited exchanges, 68

Wellfitting (Krysztofiak-Szopa and Krysztofiak), 47–82

WhatsApp, 85–86

Wired magazine, 91

Woman/man, meaning of, 20

Women in IT, 41–44

bro culture, 42

education, 143

meetups, 44, 76

mom/career woman, 143

pattern recognition, 42–43

positive reality filter, 41

qualifications, 142–143

self-promotion, 74

stand on own feet, 141

success/team success, 43–44

surplus of demand over supply, 75

Women in start-up industry, 122–124

Work–life balance, 115–118

Y Combinator, 26–28