- April 28, 2023
- Posted by: Kusumi
- Category: Conferences
Aruwa Capital was invited on the 21st episode of The Pitch Room Africa twitter space event hosted by Saccoh Sidi and Esta Richard Etim. The Pitch Room Africa is a Twitter space event that connects VCs, Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs, and Industry Experts together in meaningful and engaging conversations.
Aruwa was represented by our Founder- Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes who was the guest speaker for the event. She spoke on the Challenges of Gender Lens investing in Africa and shared practical tips on how female-led businesses can raise funds. She also highlighted some of the reasons for funding gaps experienced in Nigerian and Africa as a whole due to gender inequality.
She highlighted the significance of empowering female entrepreneurs and investors through gender lens investing, an approach that has long been overdue, and how Aruwa capital is generating strong financial returns as well as positive social impact and improving the quality of lives of millions of people in underserved and overlooked communities.