Scottish Bioenergy, whose Director of Operations, Polly Van Alstyne, was one of this year’s AcceleratehHER Awards winners, has secured investment of over £500k to develop its technology. This significant round of funding for the company, founded in 2007 and based in Lanarkshire’s BioCity Scotland, includes investment from all-female business angel syndicate Investing Women, which also runs … continue reading.
After a couple of sleepless nights and, cramp in my fingers from crossing them so tightly. I am absolutely thrilled to be typing that Pixey has been awarded the Young Scottish Edge Award. This month, the Young Scot Edge winners will be attending the Royal Bank of Scotland conference centre to be presented their winning … continue reading.
TC BIOPHARM, the Scottish immunotherapy company, has secured more than £6.25 million of investment to fund the latest stage of its pioneering cancer treatment. In a major vote of confidence for the Scottish life sciences sector, TCB has attracted funding from Japan’s Nipro Corporation and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) to bankroll phase three of … continue reading.
Semi-finalalist from our 2016 AccelerateHER competition Mhairi Towler set up Dundee-based Vivomotion, which makes science animations to help explain complex subjects. Mhairi shared some of her experience of the AccelerateHER competition and her advice to other entrepreneurs … What motivated you to enter AccelerateHER 2016? I wanted to gain some more exposure for Vivomotion and … continue reading.
Rebecca Pick, Founder and CEO of Pick Protection Ltd was a finalist in our AccelerateHER 2016 Pitch competition, pitching a unique lone working and personal attack alarm, the Personal Guardian. We asked Rebecca about her experience of the AccelerateHER competition and her advice to other entrepreneurs … What motivated you to enter AccelerateHER 2016? It … continue reading.