Five reasons to apply for AccelerateHER Awards 2020

The AccelerateHER Awards are a celebration of female founders and their potential to grow their companies and scale internationally. Now in their fifth year, the awards have provided a springboard to growth for finalists and winners by opening doors to new connections and opportunities through the global AccelerateHER network.

Five reasons to apply for AccelerateHER Awards 2020

1. It’s easy! Simply upload a three-minute video pitch and fill out the application form. Further information is available here.

2. An International opportunity to scale your business: One winner from each category will get the opportunity to take part in one of our international market building Missions to Europe, North America or the Middle East

3. Gain connections: Access priceless experiences in connections, confidence building, industry contacts and learning on these unique market building missions. Raise your profile and get connected with potential investors.

4. A new platform for growth: This is a fantastic opportunity for growth aspiring businesswomen to showcase their companies. The AccelerateHER Awards give participants an ideal platform for attracting business angel investment which the majority of our finalists to date have actually done!

5. New Categories! It’s easier to apply under your sector with newly added categories for 2020. Apply for the AccelerateHER Award for Medtech and Science, FinTech and Cybersecurity, CleanTech and Climate and Disruptive Innovation.

AccelerateHER Awards Eligibility

• Your company must have at least one female founder

• Your company must be UK registered and trading in Scotland.

• Your company must fit into one of the categories: MedTech and Science; FinTech and Cyber Security; CleanTech and Climate; or Disruptive Innovation

• Your company must have a female founder that will be available to present our pitch at the semi-finals during the week commencing 24 February 2020 and our finals during the week commencing 23 March 2020. (We will confirm the date and venue for these as soon as possible)

Applications close Friday 20th December 2019. More information HERE.