News from AccelerateHER: 5 Reason You Should Apply for AccelerateHER – closes 1st December

News from our friends at AccelerateHER:

5 Reason You Should Apply for AccelerateHER

Competition Closes December 1st

#Reason No. 1 – Prizes


The prize list is impressive and includes but is not limited to…


✔️ A combination of cash and in-kind support for each category winner


✔️ Major profile for your company: winners will be presented by a celebrity and sponsors

at the high profile AccelerateHER Awards Dinner 8 March 2018


✔️ As a winner you will have free access to the 2018 Ambition & Growth Conference

& AccelerateHER Awards Dinner:


✔️ 121 Clinic with specialists & professionals on key business topics


✔️ 121s with business angels


✔️ Mix with a vibrant community of investors and other founders


✔️ Access potential mentors and funding organisations


✔️ Significantly raise your business profile

#Reason No. 2 – More Chance of Winning


This year we have split the competition into categories instead of everyone competing for one title there are now 6 categories and there will be at least 6 winners.

  • Women in STEM
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Social Innovator
  • Education and Training
  • Student Award
  • Ambition Award

You can enter two categories per idea or business and full terms and information can be found here

#Reason No. 3 – Free Events


All entrants to the competition will be given FREE access to a range of events across Scotland such as:


✔️ Day with the Angels – Where you will be given guidance and feedback on your pitch/idea from our angels face to face)


✔️ Making it Concrete – Where you will work on your business proposition and outline to help provide a clear direction for where to go next.


✔️ Pitch Practice – Where you will practice your pitch and get valuable feedback from our angels.

#Reason No. 4 – AccelerateHER Bootcamp


All entrants will be invited to our exclusive 2 day AccelerateHER bootcamp held in the new year, this is still being developed and more details will follow shortly. This event is exclusively for AccelerateHER entrants.

#Reason No. 5 – It’s Easy To Apply

Applying couldn’t be simpler, all you need to do is submit a 1-2 min video outlining your idea. This doesn’t have to be edited professionally and can be done on your phone!

You can apply and upload your video here

If you have any questions just email or reply to this email.

Good luck!