Four aspiring female company founders have been recognised for their innovative businesses as winners of the AccelerateHER Awards 2023. The winners, from the awards’ four specific categories of technology, environment, culture, and health, were unveiled at Thursday’s finals event which w
The appearance of Mark Logan, Scotland’s chief entrepreneur, at the AccelerateHER Awards 2023 finals later this month has been confirmed. The former Skyscanner executive will host a fireside chat at the event which takes place on 16 March at the new Barclays campus in Glasgow.
Twelve aspirational female company founders have been shortlisted as finalists in the AccelerateHER Awards 2023. Three female-led companies were selected from each of the awards’ four specific categories - technology; environment; culture; and health. A winner from each of the four categories
An Edinburgh hackathon event has been announced at which tech and business experts from the Scottish startup ecosystem will lend their support to female founders by answering questions and advising on key technology challenges. AccelerateHER, an organisation centred on accelerating growth for female
Barclays Eagle Labs and AccelerateHER have announced a new partnership aimed at bringing more women into entrepreneurship and levelling the playing field for female-founded businesses. The two organisations will work closely together to deliver the Barclays Eagle Labs Female Founder Accelerator Prog
Scotland’s national economic development agency Scottish Enterprise has been named as one of the key partners supporting AccelerateHER Awards 2023, a programme recognising and celebrating the achievements of the nation’s female-founded businesses. The 2023 awards were launched last month
A group of Scottish-based female company founders will be heading west to California later this month to attend a five-day, market-building trade mission. Supported by Scottish Government, the event takes place from 28 November to 2 December and is led by AccelerateHER, working in partnership with G
AccelerateHER, Scotland’s dynamic network for female founders 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.
AccelerateHER and Scottish Enterprise have teamed up to launch a new online training initiative designed to support the growing number of female business founders in Scotland. Using the Thinkific platform, AccelerateHER will now deliver its series of finance workshops as pre-recorded sessions so tha
Ron Weissman, a leading global tech sector figure, former senior executive at Apple and adviser to the company’s late founder Steve Jobs, will meet with a group of Scottish-based female company founders during a virtual trade mission to California next week. The event is being jointly led by A
A group of up and coming Scottish-based, female company founders will attend a market building virtual trade mission across Germany and the DACH region next month led by AccelerateHER. The three-day event will include a masterclass session with Austria-based Lisa-Marie Fassl, a dynamic, global figur
The AccelerateHER awards in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs are set to go UK-wide this year.
AccelerateHER and Scottish Enterprise are partnering to increase support for female-led companies to maximise their global growth potential. This partnership supports Scottish Enterprise’s continuing commitment to gender equality and adds to its existing initiatives to help disruptive, sustain
Four inspiring and aspirational businesswomen and their companies have shared the spotlight today as winners of the AccelerateHER Awards 2021. The awards final, staged online, unveiled a winner from each of the four key sector categories - CleanTech and Climate; Disruptive Innovation; MedTech and Sc
Twelve aspirational female company founders have been shortlisted as finalists in the AccelerateHER Awards 2021. Three female-led companies were selected from each of the awards’ four specific categories - CleanTech and Climate; Disruptive Innovation; MedTech and Science; and FinTech, Data Sci