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Laura Haldane wins Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Laura Haldane from SciLeads wins ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Women in Tech Awards 2023.

SciLeads, a scientific lead generation software provider, is delighted to announce that Laura Haldane, Co-Founder and VP of Sales and Marketing, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year at this year’s prestigious Women in Tech Awards.

This category, sponsored by Allstate Northern Ireland, recognises outstanding female entrepreneurs who have made significant contributions to the tech sector. The annual event, which took place this year on 25th May at The Europa Hotel in Belfast, celebrates and recognizes the remarkable achievements of women who are making significant strides in the field of technology.

Laura Haldane was named Entrepreneur of the Year category due to her remarkable vision, leadership, and exceptional entrepreneurial journey with SciLeads. Laura has displayed an unwavering commitment to innovation, driving the company’s growth and success in the highly competitive tech landscape, most recently helping to launch SciLeads new BioPharma product.

Upon receiving the award, Laura expressed her gratitude and appreciation, saying, “I’m really honoured to be recognised as the Entrepreneur of the Year at the Women in Tech Awards. This achievement is ultimately a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire SciLeads team, so a massive thank you to them.”

“I also want to thank Women in Business for providing a platform to celebrate the achievements of women in our industry. I hope my journey inspires more women to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and contribute to the advancement of technology.”

With her innovative mindset and dedication to driving positive change, Laura is paving the way for a more inclusive and diverse technology sector. Outside of work, she is part of a mentorship scheme that provides aspiring female entrepreneurs with help and support in their new businesses. Laura also set up a service with her husband called ‘PAW’ which stands for Pet Adoption Website and provides a central online database for animal charities to showcase available pets for fostering and/or adoption.

SciLeads is currently looking for talented Sales, Data, Product, and Software professionals to work alongside Laura and her team. To see open positions, visit

About SciLeads Launched in 2016, SciLeads is trusted by hundreds of scientific companies globally to accelerate sales and drive growth. Containing the world’s most accurate and comprehensive database of research scientists, SciLeads enables sales and marketing teams to identify, engage and qualify their ideal prospects. Its aim is to help companies make lead generation and market research simpler, more streamlined, and more efficient.

About the Women in Tech Awards The Women in Tech Awards are presented by the Women in Business Group, a leading organization that supports and promotes female entrepreneurship in Northern Ireland. The awards celebrate the achievements of women who are making a difference in the tech sector.