CEO & Founding Partner | WLOUNGE
Nominated in the Category: Diversity
Short description of the company
Leading creator of the Berlin Tech ecosystem and improve the local economy is WLOUNGE, a tech ecosystem lead by Mali M. Baum, with the main aim to uplift the local ecosystem and attract more talent to incredible software city of Berlin. WLOUNGE is determined to highlight professional women role-models and see more diversity within teams and investments industry. Under her also lays MAGDA GROUP a Fund of Funds focusing on investing in European technology with a diverse team . Together with establishing the fund establishing the social movement #ImAmagda. MAGDA GROUP is a fund that is aiming to change the status quo of diversity and faster company’s growth.
How does digitization shape your/her career?
Mali is one of the People Shaping Female Founders Future and opportunities at the startups Ecosystem in Berlin and Germany, recently announced raising a new fund of funds in Berlin with focusing on diverse team, building more success stories and uplifting the tech ecosystem in Europe and beyond’ Mali is using her experience and knowledge from the last 20 years of building companies to bring the technology within the younger generation and the old industry ( within the corporates and family offices) together as a core instrument to build successful startups, unicorns in Germany.
What makes you/her a digital female leader?
Mali has years of experience in founding companies. Started her first business in 2007 and followed this up with a global educational toys business, in Tel Aviv, which sold products in the US, Asia and across Europe. The products won numerous awards for innovation and design. Today she is also active as a Business Angel for startups to support them with faster growth through her global network and business strategy knowledge.
Mali is a regular speaker at conferences, a mentor and jury member of startup’s competitions, accelerators like Techstars, startUpbootCamp, active partner at start alliance and more, lecture at universities on entrepreneurship, diversity in Business and international business in Berlin, also has a lot of investment knowledge as a business angel and growth in startups.
Mali is instrumental in creating the business and technology ecosystem in Berlin, With her 2 initiatives , Key player company in Berlin and Germany -WLOUNGE and raising her MAGDA GROUP fund of funds to invest into VCs / their diverse portfolios with women led-startups locally and globally, connecting all of it with the her global network from Tel Aviv, New York, Silicon Valley , EU markets and Beijing, bringing opportunities for the local startups and corporations in Germany for growth and digitalization.
What does leadership mean to you/her?
Walk The Talk , don't wait for other ppl to lead the way, be the change you want to see! make an impact! be a role model ! all these are sentences that we all heard from Mali Baum while visiting her WLOUNGE events and hearing her on all significant stages and conferences.
Contact me on:
instagram : Mali.m.baum