Over the last two years of Scottish EDGE, during which just over £4m has been awarded to Startup businesses throughout Scotland, I’m encouraged to note that almost £2m of that funding was awarded to female-led businesses. Whilst the application numbers from female businesses to the EDGE competition stands at an average of 30% per round, the amount being taken away by female businesses outperforms this at 34%. Whilst there is a degree of reassurance in the knowledge that there
Immaculate ,the premium, botanical, low sugar, alcohol-free adult drink being developed by the team at Women’s Enterprise Scotland, is being trialled exclusively at La Bonne Auberge in Glasgow following a successful Crowdfunder campaign. Initially available as a 250ml pre-mix, Immaculate is being piloted in January and February whilst the team prepare for an official product launch in the spring. It offers all the taste of a classic and zingy G&T but without the alcohol and w
Choosing the most suitable venue to host your event is never easy and every event planner needs a clear vision and firm plan in place from the get go. Emma Little, Founder and CEO of ExecSpace, one of the UK’s leading venue finding agencies has outlined a number of questions that event planners need to ask themselves before choosing the perfect venue for their occasion: How many? Although in the planning stages you won’t have an exact attendee list confirmed, as the event org
I am not very good writing about my “accomplishments” as I always think that others have achieved more or that what I think are accomplishments really are just what most people would consider standard practice. That may have a lot to do with imposter syndrome and I think most of us suffer from this in some form or another but where I think I’m lucky is… I love networking, I love meeting new people and although this might sound strange, I don’t like going to events with people
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