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January 27, 2022
Former Apple adviser to meet Scottish female founders in California trade mission

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 […]

January 24, 2022
Exceptional female founders named in AccelerateHER UK awards shortlist

  32 inspiring female founders have been named as finalists in this year’s AccelerateHER UK awards in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs. The influential women have been shortlisted for their […]

January 11, 2022
Thought Leadership piece from CGI’s Lyndsey Teaz

  The COP26 climate conference in Glasgow was billed as the world’s best last chance to address climate change, saving the planet from a ‘death sentence’ rise in temperatures. There […]

December 16, 2021
Ethnically diverse mini-liver manufacturer secures £1m in grant funding and investment round

Female-founded Cytochroma to scale up team and facilities to commercialise ethical drug discovery technology Cytochroma, a life sciences company which provides ethical, sustainable and accurate alternatives to animal testing in […]

December 10, 2021
Smash secures Investing Women backing in £500K fundraise to grow content creation platform

SMASH, a disruptive platform which connects film and TV content creators with decision-makers, is on its way to securing up to half a million pounds of investment to scale up […]

December 8, 2021
The Strong Economic Case for Supporting Fintech Women

AccelerateHER COO Elizabeth Pirrie shares her thoughts on why the fintech industry should be doing more to support women. A review of the sector earlier this year by Deloitte showed that […]

December 6, 2021
DEADLINE EXTENDED: AccelerateHER Awards 2022 in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs

DEADLINE EXTENDED: AccelerateHER Awards in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs are spreading some festive cheer with an extension to our awards deadline. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to […]

November 16, 2021
Jackie Waring: In conversation with Scottish Business Network

Scott Dalgleish takes over the reins from Fraser Allen in interviewing AccelerateHER and Investing Women Angels CEO Jackie Waring, exploring the unexpected growth in angel investment during the pandemic crisis […]

November 9, 2021
Female founders to attend masterclass with Forbes-listed entrepreneur during Germany trade mission

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 […]

October 27, 2021
Showcase event launches AccelerateHER UK awards

The AccelerateHER awards in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs will launch tomorrow (Thursday) with an online showcase event featuring innovative female founders sharing their inspiring success stories. The event officially […]

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