Six up and coming businesses led by Scottish-based female entrepreneurs have been honoured in the Ambition category of this year’s AccelerateHER Awards. The women receive a £500 cash prize for their business and a complimentary place at the Ambition & Growth conference, being held 8 March in Edinburgh on International Women’s Day. The Ambition category … continue reading.
Press Release DATE: 30th January, 2018 Edinburgh-based Sofant Technologies Ltd has secured nearly £800K of new investment in an over-subscribed funding round from angel syndicates Kelvin Capital Ltd, Newable and Investing Women as well as Old College Capital and Scottish Investment Bank. Sofant Technologies has developed ground-breaking technology that will be key in the introduction … continue reading.
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.