As the world continues to evolve, humans are constantly transforming, finding more innovative ways to do business and deliver services. Technology has brought on a new era by enabling transformation across different spheres of life- from business, to career, to everyday decisions, we experience the power of tech. As a result of these changes, businesses continue to drive the adoption of technology by supporting the growth of the ecosystem. One of such organizations is FSDH- a financial service group with track record and focus on delivering corporate & business banking, capital markets, asset management, and financial technology services.
The company is set to host women in business, female founders, and women across industries at the 2nd edition of the FSDH Women in Business event. While the first edition focused on the total wellbeing of a woman, this year’s summit themed “Women on the Rise” will champion discussions around the importance of technology, communities and capital as growth enablers and how women can leverage these tools to access new markets and contribute to the growth of the economy.
Set to hold on Wednesday 23rd of November, the event will be headlined by leading technology entrepreneur and engineer, Funke Opeke; CEO, MainOne Technologies as the Keynote Speaker. It will be anchored by TV Host, Influencer and Lawyer - Olive Emodi and host Solape Akinpelu - Founder, HerVest; Ashim Egunjobi - Founder Octerra Capital; and Yanmo Omorogbe – Co-founder Bamboo on the first panel focused on how businesses can position for global funding opportunities. The second panel session will feature leading women in technology - Tosin Olaseinde, Founder Money Africa and Damilola Olokesusi, Founder Shuttlers; and will focus on the importance of women-empowered communities in business and lifestyle.
Other key highlights of the event include the announcement of a non-equity grant for female-founded/female-led startups in Nigeria and the launch of the FSDH desk for women put in place to empower women-led businesses and the growth of the female economy in Nigeria.
Images from last year’s event
The FSDH Women in Business Initiative was created to encourage, enable and empower women across the continent to thrive in their chosen areas of endeavor through access to funding, education, network and finance. This year’s focus will help women leverage technology, capital and the power of community to position their businesses, passion points or careers for success. Join this event to support the drive.
To register, please visit: www.fsdhgroup.com/wibi
About FSDH Group
FSDH Holding Company is a non-operating holding company focused on providing innovative financial services in Nigeria. For over 30 years, we have pioneered many innovations in the financial services ecosystem – from being the first discount house, to being Nigeria’s premier merchant bank in the new era and one of the earliest institutions to adopt the HoldCo structure. Our subsidiaries include FSDH Asset Management, FSDH Capital, FSDH Merchant Bank, Pensions Alliance Limited (PAL) and Perophs, our new business incubating all tech businesses including Vested, a lifestyle investment app. With services ranging across corporate banking, investment banking, asset management, securities trading, international banking, wealth management, custodial services and digital banking solutions; we are now expanding our focus to charting funding solutions to new segments including the tech ecosystem, health, retail, trade, agriculture and the female economy. We believe in an innovation-enabled world and in the power of empowered women, who can empower others.