Best High Growth Woman Founder
This Award recognises the exceptional leadership of a woman founder or co-founder of a high growth potential innovative business and who has demonstrated her capacity to effectively attract investment and ensure the successful growth and scale-up of the company.
Melinda Nicci, Founder of Baby2Body
Melinda has achieved significant growth for Baby2Body having identified a gap in the market for expert support to women through pregnancy and motherhood, creating a leading brand, impacting the lives of over 1million women globally across 100+ countries and has leveraged significant backing from investors to support her growth, including from Downing ventures, Amadeus, Firestartr, London CoInvestment Fund and leading angels including Mike Ettling.
Romi Savova, Founder of Pension Bee
Romi has shown commitment to building a high growth business through PensionBee which transforms the complex pension transfer process and provide personalised support to address the individual decisions through her “beekeeping” support scheme and addressing a much younger demographic. Significant growth has been achieved by the founder with half a billion assets under management -on track to achieve £1bn by end 2019. Romi and her co-founder have been supported by Harvard Business Angels as early investors identifying their potential for growth.