Laila Zohaib

Managing Director, The Migrant Accelerator

Laila Zohaib is a startup coach and investor relations manager from Stuttgart with Pakistani roots. Besides qualifying science and tech startups, she is running the first accelerator for BIPOC and migrants for the DACH region - The Migrant Accelerator. '

The Migrant Accelerator promotes social and economic inclusion through a three-month mentoring programme where participants are supported by experienced migrant founders, experts and allies in the development of their business model, product development and funding opportunities.'The first cohort started in June and includes 10 diverse startups with a technology-based prototype.'

TMA offers institutions and companies the opportunity to scout new technologies and to establish them on the German-speaking market while fostering social impact through supporting minority-led startups. Since February 2023 we've onboarded over 70 mentors and received over 9.000 ' in prizes and are looking out for'partners joining the mission to set the stage for innovation and inclusion - made in Germany. '

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