Startup Challenge Pioneer

Anne Cocquyt

Anne Cocquyt

Anne is the founder of the GUILD, an AI-powered networking platform to support women with actionable networking connections.

She lead a variety of efforts focused on closing the gender gap for female entrepreneurs and women in leadership roles in technology.

Anne is a serial entrepreneur and a corporate and non-profit leader with a passion for innovation and execution across a broad range of projects, products and initiatives. She pioneered the first startup challenge in the biotech space, and mentor startups in digital health.

Anne advises communities and accelerators, offer D&I assessments to corporations ready to change company culture, and host innovative conferences for women in STEM and beyond.

Most recently, she launched the first advocacy study for women to discuss solutions with leaders at the world economic forum.