Female Entrepreneurs Shine in Investing Women Angel Event Six aspiring entrepreneurs are through to the final of an £18,000 pitching competition organised by Scotland’s first female angel investment group. Investing Women’s AccelerateHer event attracted more than 100 entries and the final six convinced a panel of judges at Napier University’s Business School that their businesses … continue reading.
Evidence Points to Surge in Female-Led Business Enterprises Sixteen inspirational companies have made it through to the semi-finals of Scotland’s only pitch competition for women-led companies. More than 100 start-up and established businesses entered the AccelerateHER competition, which angel entrepreneur group Investing Women say is an overwhelming response for such an event. The final 16 … continue reading.
There is great news for entrepreneurs and angels in The Highlands and Islands as Highlands and Islands Enterprise are offering to assist with the cost of travel for any Ambition and Growth Conference delegates and businesses attending from the Highlands and Islands region as of 6th January 2016. This will mean the ticket price will … continue reading.
A group of leading Scottish investors has come together to make a £500,000 investment in Chromacity – a university spin out company which makes lasers for the life-sciences industry and spectroscopy market. The investment was led by EOS Technology Investment Syndicate, which was joined by business syndicate Kelvin Capital and matched funding from Scottish Enterprise’s … continue reading.
Date: 18 November 2015 First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is backing a ground-breaking conference which will accelerate the growth and scalability of women led companies in Scotland. Investing Women Angels, Scotland’s only female business angel group, today launched its inaugural Ambition and Growth Conference, which will take place in Edinburgh from 7-8 March 2016. The two-day … continue reading.