Re-designing Tartan for the 21st Century and Beyond A visionary new tartan weaving enterprise is taking shape on the Black Isle, just north of Inverness in Scotland. “Build the Mill” is the Kickstarter crowd funding campaign that will enable Scottish luxury design house Prickly Thistle Ltd to bring tartan weaving back to its home in … continue reading.
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.