Fourteen female founders will take centre stage at Dundee’s V&A museum on Thursday in a pitch to potential investors.

The businesswomen will spotlight their companies to an invited audience in an event hosted by AccelerateHER, the female founders’ network.

The showcase is designed to celebrate and promote some of Scotland’s leading female founded businesses and to help them raise growth investment.

The businesswomen showcasing their companies at the event include:

Aleksandra Czech-Selecka – VanFill
Carmen Cumminsky – FOMO
Carolyn Hogg – Cascade Water Products
Genna Masterton – Gifted Kind
Eliza Ralph – Spectral Wrender
Nicole Christie – Tax Torch
Karen Robinson – Three Robins
Janis Roddie – Everyday People
Sacha Wright – Practest
Gemma Stuart – Gutsy Health
Sarah Nutt – Rosa Lifestyle
Nyasha Mutembwa – Your Choice Yearbooks
Zoe Russell – Rethink Carbon
Amina Okhai – Brain Innovation

As event hosts, AccelerateHER will bring together its UK-wide network of business mentors and investors further leveraging on its experience as an organisation centred on accelerating growth for female-founded businesses. Angel investors from its sister company Investing Women Angels will be among those attending the event. 

Elizabeth Pirrie, CEO of AccelerateHER, said: “We are delighted to be bringing together 14 inspiring female founders at our AccelerateHER Showcase this week. These businesses cover a broad range of key industry sectors with many focused on innovative solutions to major societal challenges including improving health, widening financial accessibility and tackling climate change. 

“We are delighted to have the support of SNIB and BBB as our key sponsors for what promises to be an unforgettable showcase designed to celebrate innovation and champion the next generation of female leaders.”