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.
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.