Fantastic news about Scotland’s TC BioPharm (TCB), the first-ever Investing Women backed business, which has entered a strategic collaboration with Massachusetts company bluebird bio Inc. The deal includes a $16m upfront payment for TCB and potential for further R&D and commercial milestone payments as well as tiered royalties on product sales. In 2015 Investing Women … continue reading.
“Cycling apparel company Findra has secured a further £250,000 support package to expand its product range and raise awareness. Founded by designer Alex Feechan, the business is run from the Scottish Borders and this latest funding is again supplied by Tri Capital, Investing Women Angels and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise. … continue reading.
Scotland’s only awards programme wholly dedicated to supporting entrepreneurial women has been launched today (Monday, 20 November, 2017). A free, market-building trip to meet business angels and industry leaders in California is once again on offer. The 2018 AccelerateHER Awards winners will also be travelling to Dubai, for a similar programme as California, with the … continue reading.
Investing Women, Scotland’s only all-female business angel group, has announced three appointments to its board of directors. Restaurant entrepreneur Sanja Moll and former investment banker Evelyn Simpson become board members while Kirsty Paton, an entrepreneurial tax specialist at accountants Chiene + Tait, is appointed as board advisor. Edinburgh-based Sanja Moll co-founded Salt Yard Group in … continue reading.
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.