Exceptional female founders named in AccelerateHER Awards shortlist

23 inspiring female founders have been named as semi-finalists in this year’s AccelerateHER Awards. The influential women have been shortlisted for their aspirational work across the fields of Technology, Environment, Culture and Health.  

 AccelerateHER CEO, Elizabeth Pirrie said: 

 “We’re delighted to be announcing an incredibly strong longlist and want to congratulate all of our 2023 semi-finalists who are among the most innovative and forward-thinking entrepreneurs operating in the country. 

 “The driver behind the AccelerateHER awards is to showcase dynamic female founded businesses with major global growth potential and also business as a force for good, giving back to people or the planet, through innovation. 

 “It will be so exciting to celebrate the success of such exceptional talent with our AccelerateHER network at the semi-finals in February.” 

 The winners will be announced at our first in-person Finals since the pandemic, at the new Barclays campus in Glasgow on 16th March.  

 The semi-finalists for 2023 are: 

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Now in their eighth year, the Awards have developed a reputation for providing a springboard to growth for finalists and winners by opening doors to new connections and opportunities through the global AccelerateHER and Investing Women Angels network. 

The awards are supported by The Scottish Government, Barclays Eagle Labs and Scottish Enterprise.  


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