Seonaid Mackenzie voted as 1 of the top 30 most Inspirational Entrepreneurs in the City 2014

Seonaid Mackenzie, MD of Sturgeon Ventures has been voted one of the top 30 most inspirational entrepreneurs in the City for 2104 by Brummell Magazine.
Seonaid Mackenzie has had a 30-year career in the City, and founded Sturgeon Ventures in 1998, the pioneering regulatory incubator for start-up managers. She and her firm have since gone on to win many accolades, including Venture Catalyst of the Year at the M&A Awards 2013 and 2014, Trusted Regulatory Incubator Firm of the Year at the Acquisition International Finance Awards 2014, and the well-respected Thomson Reuters Compliance Innovator of 2013. She founded socially responsible investors The Wellness Fund Foundation in 2010.
To Read the article click here – Brummell’s Inspiration Women 2014 

Sturgeon Ventures Background Information

Sturgeon Ventures are the most established Regulatory Incubator,a trusted partner and venture catalyst.  Providing nurturing and bespoke solutions, also known as a Regulatory Umbrella, Regulatory Hosting ,Regulatory Ecosystem or FCA Authorisation.
Sturgeon Ventures has incubated people and firms since 1999 and has been a family office wealth advisor since 1998.  Sturgeon Ventures are Authorised and Regulated by the FCA and provide regulatory umbrella services.
We have been nominated and won many awards including most recently Finance Awards Most Trusted FCA Regulatory Incubator 2104, ACQ MAGAZINE Business Incubator of the year 2104 and Venture Capitalist of the Year at the 2014 M&A Awards.

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