Maxie Matthiessen

Maxie Matthiessen


FEMNA Health

I am an internationally award-winning entrepreneur with a passion for women’s health and social impact. I have founded two companies,Ruby Cup and FEMNA Health. Ruby Cup is a pioneer period company with a designated social mission to give all girls and women access to sustainable female hygiene. FEMNA Health is the very first tele-medicine platform in Germany that offers home-diagnostics and online health consultations for women’s health.

Awards & recognitions:

  • Victress Award (Germany)
  • Wilhelm L he Prize (Germany)
  • ZDF Kampf der Startups (Germany)
  • Venture Cup (Denmark)- Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (US)
  • Finalist at Ben&Jerry Join Our Core (Uganda)

Next to my job, I consult and do pitch training for various startups and companies. The following are some of my clients: VW,Vodafone, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Impact Hub Berlin and GTECH.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, I worked in corporate strategy& development, drafted studies for the UN General Assembly, consulted on micro-finance topics, and organized high-level round table discussions at the EU Parliament.

I hold a Master degree in International Business & Politics andBachelor degree in Business, Language & Culture from theCopenhagen Business School and was a visiting student at the Universidad Aut noma (Madrid) and University of California(Berkeley).


Other speakers in this event

Kristina Eskenazi


Kristina Eskenazi

Chairwoman of a Managing Board of Bulgarian Health & Life Science Cluster
Co-founder and member of a board of Bulgarian Bioscience Society, AI Cluster Bulgaria and BRAIT (Bulgarian Employer Association Innovative Technologies)
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