An introduction to The Scotsman article Jackie Waring: Angels resolve to tap women’s potential.. Was 2016, as some have claimed, the worst year ever? Depending on your views, political events might have made it a time for optimism or a year that you’d rather forget. Most of us may have united in sadness at the loss … continue reading.
Female Entrepreneur Awards help AccelerateHER to a higher level. Scotland’s only and long awaited pitch competition for women entrepreneurs has now been launched. The 2017 AccelerateHER Awards, open to entrepreneurial women-led businesses based in Scotland, provides a fantastic opportunity for growth aspiring businesswomen to showcase their companies before an audience, which includes angel investors, commercial advisers and fellow … continue reading.
Ashley Scotland is just weeks away from receiving charitable status for her business, Thriving Survivors. The Investing Women team caught up with Ashley after she attended one of our Day with the Angels events earlier this year and we were so inspired by her amazing and courageous story. Ashley is a domestic abuse and rape … continue reading.
AccelerateHER finalist and award winning bike-wear and outdoor apparel designer and founder of FINDRA, Alex Feechan, named as a rising star of 2016 by Business Insider, has secured growth investment from TRICapital, Investing Women and The Scottish Investment Bank – the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s main economic development agency. On the board alongside … continue reading.
Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Employability and Training has voiced his support for backing for more Innovation and Women in STEM in advance of a key event being held by Investing Women in Aberdeen, 6th September. The Minister’s support has come in advance of Investing Women launching a roadshow of Scottish Government backed events for … continue reading.