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.
It’s been a pleasure to work alongside Investing Women for over 12 months. We initially benefitted from their network of mentors who were able to help encourage a more entrepreneurial vision amongst some of our ‘up and coming’ female staff. More recently IW has invested in TC BioPharm, as both companies have a shared vision … continue reading.