At “The Spark – German Digital Prize 2020” under the patronage of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Barbara Kux as a juror presented the Female Founder special prize, which was awarded to Katharina Kreitz. Kreitz is a graduate engineer with an MBA and is also a managing director and co-founder of Vectoflow. The start-up company develops 3D printer produced probes for the aviation and automotive industries. Its first customer was a Formula 1 racing team in 2015. The probes measure the pressure, speed and angle of air flows with outstanding accuracy. The leading German business daily Handelsblatt and McKinsey have been awarding this special prize since 2019 to attract female talent to start-up companies and to promote successful female founder role models.
Live stream, 12 November 2020
External link to Youtube (Female Founder starts at 1:30)