News from Investing Women: Book now for Ambition & Growth Conference 2018

News from our friends at Investing Women:

Book now! Investing Women Ambition & Growth Conference 2018

Ambition & Growth 2018 will inspire, motivate and inform. As a growth aspirational entrepreneur, business angel or a professional in a leadership role; you will hear inspirational speakers, participate in useful master classes and experience the ‘buzz’ of the live AccelerateHER pitch final.

Taking place on International Women’s Day, Thursday 8 March 2018, at the marvellous setting of the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh, this annual event is not to be missed. The conference will be followed by the Ambition & Growth Awards Dinner, featuring a very special guest ‘Dragon’.

Book before Friday 19 January to receive our special ‘Early Bird’ rate on day delegate rates, and join us in the evening for the glittering AccelerateHER Ambition & Growth dinner.


Visit Eventbrite here to find out more and book.

View their original mailer here

Investing Women’s Ambition Award open for entries!

The Investing Women Ambition Award is open for entries now until the 1st December!

Ambition is for early stage female led ideas (or start-ups) and comes with an impressive support package for winners.

This year they have split the competition into categories and all that’s needed to enter is a 1-2 min pitch video outlining the idea/business.


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

Entry information can be found here

EVENT: Passwords for Getting Past Angel Finance Gatekeepers at our next Panel Event in Edinburgh

We’re excited about our next panel event Getting Past the Gatekeepers – Passwords for Angel Finance taking place on the evening of Thursday 14 September 2017 in Edinburgh.

What do you do? Why should I care? Why would I invest in YOU? These are the three questions that should be foremost in your mind when you plan your pitch to Angel investors. Around 80% of pitches that get past the gatekeepers will get investment. In this panel event we invite gatekeepers of Angel Finance to tell you directly what they are looking for when they review a business application so that you can make it to the next level.

Speakers are Jackie Waring from Investing Women and AccelerateHerLaura Peachey from MBM CommercialVicky Brock from Clear Returns, and Lynzi Leroy from E-VR‘s VR Incubator.

Refreshments of wine/soft drinks and nibbles are provided, and the event is FREE to attend. Entry is by pre-registration on Eventbrite only so please make sure you register.