April 25, 2023
Female angels lead Terrible* investment round

Investing Women Angels (IWA), Scotland’s first all-female angel investment syndicate, has led a circa £200K equity investment round into merchandise technology platform developers Terrible*. Terrible is a UK-based, full-service supply chain company which supports musical artists as well as video gaming, comedy and other creative industries in the UK, Europe and the US. The company […]

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March 21, 2023
Scotland’s Greatest Business Brains Recognised in The Royal Society of Edinburgh’s 2023 Fellows List

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy, has announced its 2023 intake of Fellows, with 91 names from business, science, arts, sports, civil society and academia from Scotland and beyond. The RSE’s current Fellowship of around 1,800 Fellows include some of the greatest thinkers, researchers and practitioners working in or with Scotland today, […]

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March 8, 2023
Pursuing gender equality is a pathway to a better society

Today we mark International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual event which highlights key issues including gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. This year’s IWD sits under the theme ‘DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality,’ focusing on how to further empower women through technological change and education. This theme also sits […]

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February 21, 2023
Scottish Government publish review into supporting women in entrepreneurship

The Scottish Government has published a report into supporting female entrepreneurship in Scotland. 'Pathways: A New Approach for Women in Entrepreneurship', led by entrepreneur and investor Ana Stewart and co-authored with Mark Logan, Chief  Entrepreneur to the Scottish Government, sets out recommendations to reduce the gender gap and boost the economy.    Please read below […]

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January 10, 2023
Scottish female angels host conversation event with global startup expert

As featured on Business Express.  A leading figure from the global startup business community will meet with Scottish female founders and business angels at an event being hosted by Investing Women Angels next week. Ken Valledy, an international business adviser, entrepreneur, and co-author of The Startup Lexicon: Demystifying the Everyday Language of Startups, will address […]

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April 26, 2022
AccelerateHER expansion continues with new CEO appointment

AccelerateHER, Scotland’s dynamic network for female-founders and Investing Women Angels' sister company, has appointed Elizabeth Pirrie as its new CEO. The Scottish-based organisation, which empowers UK female-founded businesses to scale for growth, has made the new appointment amid UK-wide expansion of both its team and operations. Founder and current CEO, Jackie Waring, will now become […]

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April 6, 2022
Scottish entrepreneur confirmed to chair Women in Enterprise Group

Scottish entrepreneur and investor Ana Stewart will chair the Scottish Government-commissioned Women in Enterprise Review. Co-authored by Mark Logan, who wrote the Scottish Technology Ecosystem Review in 2020, it will focus on areas including education, access to finance, support and mentoring for women in business. Stewart said: “We have set out to examine current conditions, and to […]

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February 15, 2022
Investing Women achieves first Scottish Nasdaq exit after TC Biopharm floatation

Investing Women Angels (IWA) has become the first Scottish angel group to achieve a Nasdaq exit following this week’s successful listing of TC Biopharm on the New York-based stock exchange. Motherwell-headquartered TC Biopharm, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing cell therapies in the fight against cancer and viral indications, went live with its initial public […]

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February 3, 2022
Female Founder Fund on Horizon as Investing Women Restructures for Growth

Scotland’s pioneering all female angel group Investing Women Angels (IWA) has announced major growth plans as the group restructures ahead of launching a new IW AccelerateHER Fund for female founded companies in Scotland.   IWA has announced its collaboration with the Scottish National Investment Bank to develop the fund concept and plans during 2022. The IW […]

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December 17, 2021
Season’s Greetings and 2021 Summary from Investing Women

"2021 has been a hugely active year for Investing Women Angels (IWA) despite the ongoing COVID challenges.  As we approach the end of the year, we are closing multiple investments right now; with two having just completed: We are thrilled to have backed outstanding female founder Kate Cameron of Cytochroma; a company offering genetically diverse […]

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