In Africa, female entrepreneurs are finding their voices and showcasing their finance skills. Last year, the Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton initiative was launched by Access Bank Plc and the International Finance Corporation, and provided substantial financial grants along with mini-MBAs to empower women entrepreneurs across Africa.
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Pitch Your Business In The Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Initiative And Stand A Chance To Win Five Million Naira In Grants
As part of efforts to provide financial and business skills to female entrepreneurs, Access Bank Plc has announced the launch of its Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton 2019, a capacity building initiative which will provide financial grants as well as mini-MBA in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation (IFC, a member of the World Bank Group) for fifty winners.
Fatoumata Ba is a Senegalese Venture Capitalist and Entrepreneur. She is currently the founder and Executive Chair of Janngo and a Managing partner of Janngo Capital.
Aretha Gonyora is a Zimbabwean Information Technology Audit Manager and Entrepreneur. She is the CEO and Co-founder at Payitup, a fintech startup that currently helps consumers make payments for various service plans on the web and mobile application.
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