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Friday, February 28 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
WOMEN, INNOVATION AND FUNDING FOR BUSINESS!

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We’d be discussing some of the issues women have when trying to raise funding for their businesses and we will also be discussing different avenues to raise funds for scale.

Speakers
avatar for Odunayo Eweniyi

Odunayo Eweniyi

Cofounder/COO, Piggyvest
Odunayo Eweniyi is the co-founder & Chief Operations Officer, PiggyVest. She previously co-founded pushcv.com, one of the largest job sites in Africa with the largest database of pre-screened candidates. She has 5 years’ experience in Business Analysis and Operations and is a First-Class... Read More →
avatar for Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti

Ifedayo Durosinmi-Etti

Managing Partner, AGS Tribe
Ifedayo Durosinmi – Etti is an Author, Entrepreneur and young global leader with over 10 years of management and leadership experience working in the fashion, marketing and manufacturing Industries.She holds a first degree in Biochemistry and an MBA in Global Business. Prior to... Read More →
avatar for Thelma Ekiyor

Thelma Ekiyor

Managing Director, SME NG
Impact Investor, Philanthropy Advisor & Expert, Donor. Worked in 22 African countries. - Managing Director, SME.NG- Chairperson & Founder, Afrigrants- Founder & Convener, The Funding Space- Pioneering CEO TY Danjuma Foundation- Served as Strategic Policy Adviser to UN Women Nigeria... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Akintoye Akindele

Dr. Akintoye Akindele

Executive Chairman, Platform Capital
Dr. Akintoye Akindele is an investor, entrepreneur, lecturer, and philanthropist. He is the Founder of Platform Capital, is a growth market-focused, sector agnostic, principal investment firm. Platform Capital deploys patient, value accretive capital alongside international and local... Read More →
avatar for Eme Essien Lore

Eme Essien Lore

Country Manager, IFC, Nigeria
Eme Essien Lore is Country Manager for the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Nigeria office. IFC, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, has grown its portfolio in Nigeria to over US$1.5bn in the past few years in a range of sectors including energy, manufacturing... Read More →


Friday February 28, 2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm WAT
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