About

By helping Scotland’s growth aspiring women entrepreneurs release their growth potential and position to attract investment and growth capital.Our flagship Catalyst programme brings together women entrepreneurs going for growth with potential new women angels; inspiring growth and creating dynamic new contacts and access to market opportunities.

We aim to match the USA in the representation of women in the business angel community; increasing this from 2-22% in Scotland.We know from the USA that this leads to far higher levels of investment and support for growth in women-led companies.

Key Facts

  • Scotland’s 1st and only women’s angel group and growing community of growth aspiring women entrepreneurs; angels and those who want to help both
  • Thanks to Scottish Government subsidy to entrepreneurs, we’ve been able to make The Catalyst programme accessible to women all over Scotland and have run 6 to date with 4 more scheduled between now and the end of March 2015
  • Already we’ve had our 1st Catalyst graduate secure investment to grow her company – Racahel Cousins, GUSTO and there are 3 others currently close to securing investment
  • Between those ‘live’ with investments and other women entrepreneurs we have helped directly; over £3M has or is being raised to fund growth in these women-led companies….some of this will come to fruition Q1 2015
  • Experienced business women in the Investing Women community are extremely proactive in supporting other women entreprenerus and at least 12 women-led companies to date has accessed free mentoring, coaching and access to markets via this voluntary support

Contact

Find Online:

Web:  http://www.investingwomen.co.uk/

Twitter: twitter.com/investing_women

Facebook: facebook.com/investingwomen

Email: info@investingwomen.co.uk

 

Key Contact:

Jackie Waring, CEO

Investing Women

 

Search case studies, news and events