A group of Scottish-based female business founders are celebrating after winning top honours at this year AccelerateHER Awards. Rachel Jones of SnapDragon; Lina Gasiunaite of Biotangents; and Corien Staels of Staels Design were winners of the 2019 awards which recognise female business founders in a leading role within companies with strong global growth potential. The … continue reading.
The 2019 AccelerateHER Awards for Scottish-based female entrepreneurs has unveiled UK multinational investment bank and financial services company, Barclays and global IT and business support services provider, CGI as its key sponsors for this year’s programme. Along with their financial support of the awards, both organisations will also be engaged in the judging process and … continue reading.
Eight aspirational female-led Scottish companies have been shortlisted as finalists for this year’s AccelerateHER Awards. They include Glasgow-based businesses All Day Designs, makers of a toddler pushchair which converts into a trike, Cedeco Contractors, developers of an offshore wind turbine installation solution, Empowered Earth, an app for managing and tracking symptoms of Polycystic Ovary … continue reading.
The semi-finalists for the 2019 AccelerateHER Awards have been announced. Seventeen female founded companies have been shortlisted to attend the live pitch event on Wednesday 20th March at Skyscanner HQ in Edinburgh. Congratulations to: All Day Designs, Amanda Day Alterwaste Ltd, Martina Zupan Biotangents, Lina Gasiunaite Carcinotech Ltd, Ishani Malhotra Cedeco Contractors ltd, Jacqueline Morrison … continue reading.
On 27 February 2019, a Bill to support the establishment and capitalisation of the Scottish National Investment Bank was introduced to the Scottish Parliament and 28 February 2019 the Bill and associated documents have been published on the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish Government websites. The Bill places a duty on Scottish Ministers to establish … continue reading.