SOCIAL IMPACT

The everywoman Entrepreneur Awards – Tech Innovator Award  

Sponsored by Addin365

The everywoman entrepreneur awards are an annual celebration of the achievements and contributions of women entrepreneurs across various sectors and stages of business growth. The awards aim to showcase the diversity and innovation of female-led enterprises. It also aims to inspire the next generation of women entrepreneurs. We are proud to sponsor the Tech Innovator category. This category recognizes a woman who is creating innovative technology, to drive change within her industry.  

We sponsor the everywoman entrepreneur awards tech innovation category because we believe that women have a vital role to play in shaping the future of tech. We also believe that supporting female tech entrepreneurs can help to close the gender gap in the industry. In turn, this will help to create more opportunities for women to access funding, mentorship, and networks.

By sponsoring the tech innovation category, we hope to highlight the amazing work of women entrepreneurs in tech. Also to encourage more women to pursue their passions and ideas in this field. We hope to foster a culture of collaboration and learning among the tech community. Addin365 sponsored the 2023 award and will be sponsoring the 2024 award, with the winner announced in December 2024.  

I am delighted to support the everywoman entrepreneur awards because these awards inspire future generations of women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. I am particularly proud to sponsor the tech innovator category, as I believe there is huge opportunity to be found for those that are moved to make a difference in their industries through the use of innovative technology.

Suzy Dean

CEO at Addin365

Our partnership with the everywoman entrepreneur awards

For more than 20 years, everywoman has been leading efforts to support female entrepreneurs. They aim to break down barriers that women face in entrepreneurship. Through work with government, industry groups, and businesses, they aim to help women access funding and grow their businesses. 

A record breaking 150,000 women founded new businesses in the UK last year. Furthermore, all-female-led companies represented over 20.6% of UK businesses (up from 16.7% in 2018). Despite this, the percentage of total deal value for all-female-founder businesses has decreased from 5.8% in 2016 to 3.5% in 2023.

2023 winner– Marvee-Lisa Booker

Marvee-Lisa Booker, Co-Founder & Chief Growth Office at Postworks Ltd, from Northampton. The pioneering tech start-up was founded in 2015 and is the UK’s award-winning platform for sending and receiving letters with sustainability, cost-saving solutions and efficiency at its core.

Over the last seven years, Marvee-Lisa steered remarkable growth and industry disruption. Blending innovation with a rebellious brand, she grew their turnover from £350k in 2019 to £10 million to date.

Beyond business, she’s on a mission to empower women at work by using her influence to champion equality and well-being. She is committed to sowing the seeds of identity in other women, and helping them recognise their value and worth.