SFS Fund, a fast-growing mutual fund investment product owned by SFS Capital, recently hosted the inaugural edition of the SFS Fund Business Shower for Women Entrepreneurs in honour of women’s history month, at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria.
This program, which brought together women entrepreneurs in different industries, acknowledged the resilience of their businesses as well as the contributions they continue making to the development of Nigeria’s economy.
Dimeji Sonowo, Executive Director, SFS Capital, making the opening remarks at the event, said, “The programme is an avenue to spotlight women entrepreneurs in Nigeria; have some insightful conversations that will ultimately empower them in their business growth and allow them to scale up in an ever-demanding economy.”
In line with the theme for this year, ‘Breaking New Grounds in Business’As the guests speakers, Helen Emore, CEO Scientia Partners Limited, Nireti Adebayo CEO, Whytecleon Limited, and Uju Justin Senior Sales Person and Relationship manager, SFS Capital were the featured speakers. These speakers gave tips on how to navigate this world. business in a hyper-inflation, building viable business structures and investing secrets among other topics.
Participants were reminded of the importance of mentors and the building of communities that can be used in business. They also learned about the power of collaboration. The participants were taught the basics of building structures in businesses to help them access finance and scale up their operations. The sessions concluded with women participants learning practical strategies to increase revenue through safe investments in business instruments.
Patrick Ilodianya (Managing Director, CEO of SFS Capital) reiterated the importance to empower women entrepreneurs. He said: “Africa is home to the largest number of female entrepreneurs worldwide, but they also face many challenges. At SFS Capital, we understand these challenges, especially in Nigeria and hope that the SFS Fund business shower for women entrepreneurs will be a platform that contributes consistently to the growth of the women in business in Nigeria.”
SFS Capital tailors its services to help women entrepreneurs succeed in Nigeria. To fulfill this promise, SFS Capital has established a business community to exclusively work with Nigerian women entrepreneurs to achieve measurable growth in their companies.