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.
Are you looking to looking to grow your business through investment and want to make sure you are ready? The Investing Women Entrepreneur Events programme is a series of events held across Scotland that will help prepare you for your investment journey. Part 1: A Day with the Angels – A practical, highly interactive workshop … continue reading.
Thriving Survivors, set up by Ashley Scotland, is a unique training and support service that enables people who have experienced a physical or emotional trauma to take control of their recovery and this ranges from ill health to bereavement to being a victim of crime. A survivor of sexual and domestic abuse founder Ashley realised … continue reading.
California’s motto “eureka” is likely a nod to the discovery of gold, but the phrase also seems a suitably triumphant summary of the visit by a group of Scottish-based entrepreneurs to the state earlier this year. Jackie Waring describes the week in San Francisco to present their wares and make key connections as “enormously impactful” … continue reading.
By Rebecca Pick, CEO Pick Protection On my recent visit to California with Investing Women I learnt a lot about starts-ups over there and how they are different to start-ups in the UK. I also learnt a lot about the environment in which they operate which is again very different to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the … continue reading.