GTBank has partnered with She Leads Africa (SLA) to support and invest in promising
female entrepreneurs from across Africa. The She Leads Africa Entrepreneur Showcase
is a platform established to provide young entrepreneurs direct access to investors,
international media exposure and the opportunity to win a $10,000 cash prize.
As lead sponsor, GTBank is sponsoring the $10,000 first place prize along with
providing marketing consulting and SME advisory support through their SME MarketHub.
The Managing Director and CEO of GTBank, Segun Agbaje will serve as the Keynote
Speaker as well as a guest judge who will evaluate live the entrepreneur’s business
Joining the GTBank MD at the judges table are pan-African business leaders Tunde
Folawiyo, MD of Nigerian conglomerate Yinka Folawiyo Group; Genevieve Sangudi, MD of
Sub-Saharan Africa for global private equity firm Carlyle Group; Dr. Omobola
Johnson, Former Minister of Communication Technology, Eme Essien, Nigeria Country
Manager for the International Finance Corporation; Issam Darwish, CEO of
telecommunications firm IHS Towers; and Mo Abudu, founder of Ebony Life TV.
The top six finalists for this year’s Entrepreneur Showcase are Beauty Revolution
NG, Heat Free Hair, Heels in the Kitchen, Instahealth, KAMOKINI and OmoAlata. These
entrepreneurs were selected from a pool of 400 applicants and have more than 10,000
customers and $3M in revenue. They have spent the past six weeks working with
mentors and advisors from the Lagos Angel Network to perfect their pitch and
business plan presentation.
This event is open to investors, business executives, entrepreneurs and aspiring
entrepreneurs. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear first-hand
about the next generation of African innovation.
Along with GTBank, the SLA Entrepreneur Showcase is supported by FSDH Merchant Bank,
Zippy Logistics, South African Airways, Etisalat, Doculand, Uber, Intercontinental
Hotel, Ellae Creative and Genevieve Magazine.
Date: Saturday, September 26 2015
Venue: Oriental Hotel
3, Lekki – Epe Express Way, Lagos.
Tickets can be purchased at the venue
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