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European Innovation Council

Mali M Baum

CEO & Founder at WLOUNGE one of the biggest and most influential German tech networks. Founder of MAGDA GROUP.

Mali M Baum posing in black jacket and white shirt.


Mali is one of the People Shaping Female Founders Future and opportunities at the startups Ecosystem.

Recently announced raising a new fund of funds, Magda Group FoF with focusing on EU technology and diverse team, for building more success stories and uplifting the tech ecosystem in Europe and beyond” Mali has 20 years of experience in founding companies, X5 serial entrepreneur started her own first-business in 2007 and followed this up with a global educational toys with R&D in Tel Aviv and manufacturing in China, which sold it’s products in USA, Asia, EU and Australia.The products won numerous awards for innovation and design. Mali is an Award Winning serial entrepreneur ,won the Global Hero category for Female Leader Award 2020 .

Germany. Since January 2020 she is an advisor and jury member of the EU Innovation Council, EIC accelerator and the EIC fund, involved in the EIC Green-Deal as a Jury. She is an ambassador for the Berlin Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises for StartUp AsiaBerlin (SUAB) and Asia-Pacific Week Berlin (APW). A Regular speaker at industry conferences, a mentor and jury member of startup’s competitions. Mentor, investment committee, jury member- Techstars Accelerator Berlin: Investment committee and mentor and mentor at TechstersTLV. Berlin Partner Start-Alliance (Berlin Senate), Founder Institute, Startupbootcamp, WHU, ESMT universities, SIBB startup stipendium and others, Mali is actively involved in governmental activities, supporting the ecosystem economically growth, Corporate’s M&A and VCs. 2019- Jury member at the Berlin’s Mayor competition FARBENBEKENNEN AWARD 2019, Initiator by the State of Berlin.

Official Partner at F-Lane, Vodafone Impact accelerator 2020, and Partner and jury at SIBB- deep tech accelerator for early-stage startup, all for making these programs and beneficiaries more diverse and successful. Promote the local tech EU and Germany ecosystem globally and locally and push for more women in influential positions in corporations, investment and startups.

She is a key player for open doors for female investors/ founders. Mali is a Lecturer at several universities on entrepreneurship, founding companies. diversity and international business. Since 2021 build the new leadership program for delivering solutions for the in equality areas with more skills and access to capital and mentors by raising new leadership program #WDL, this is since October 2021 became an official partner and co-creator with the European commission EIC, building a European women leadership program for changing the status quo in innovation/ tech/ startups/ VCs and corporates in Europe.

Also build a Female Angel Accelerator for encouraging more women to get into this field. Business angel, Mali gain an investment experience as a business angel and growth in startups, Raised with her WLOUNGE the German Tech Awards Gala with Corporates, VCs,Startups and government collaboration for highlighting the ppl behind the startups and promote diversity and investment. Mali is also supporting VCs ( GP / advisor / expert ) and her investments and fund are focusing on impact investment and ESG. Mali is an instrumental in creating the Tech ecosystem in Germany, Europe and beyond (Israel , Asia and the US) , Bridging her global massive network of startups, VCs, foundations, Family-offices, governmental activities, corporations from EU markets, Tel Aviv, New York, Silicon Valley, Africa and China, Bridging opportunities for the local startups and corporations.