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After Office Hours with Hilda Moraa CEO Pezesha

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AOH with Hilda Moraa CEO Pezesha

After Office Hours with Hilda Moraa CEO Pezesha

The fintech market offers more and more solutions each year. In fact, we can witness the real boom of such products. 

Even before the pandemic, analysts predicted the global industry revenue to grow up to $188 billion by 2024. Not to mention that global lockdowns shifted the attention to digital options even more significantly.

These stunning prospects attract increasingly more enthusiasts. Last year, the number of fintech startups passed the 25,000 mark. 

Although the market seems saturated, there is still a place for your fintech business to compete with the industry giants as access to finance still remains a key growth constraint for small businesses, with data showing a $330 billion financing deficit for the small enterprises that make up 90% of Africa’s businesses.

Wondering how you can set-up your fintech business or still how you can scale and grow  your current business? Well, here is a chance for you to learn from a leading entrepreneur in the space.

From founding then selling Weza Tele, a mobile solution firm in the distribution, supply chain and financial services to building Pezesha which has helped more than 30,000 mid- and small business owners get a credit score and find affordable financing, generating more than 10,000 jobs combined, join us for After Office Hours session with Hilda Moraa CEO and Founder Pezesha.

Pezesha, a pan-African Fintech Company offers a B2B digital lending infrastructure focused on providing affordable working capital to financially excluded SMEs. This sector is estimated to face a $328 billion financing gap.

In August 2022, Pezesha, which means “capital enabler”, raised pre-series A investment of $11 million – a mixture of $6 million in equity and $5 million in debt. The funding round, led by Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II, will see the start-up scale operations in its core markets while growing into new markets within Sub-Saharan Africa.

During the session, Hilda Moraa will share her story of entrepreneurship, what drives her and also tips of running a successful fintech business in Africa.

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She will also share the challenges experienced in her journey and what it takes to scale a business into new markets.

Also get to learn how Pezesha has been able to build a substantial network that connects Small and Medium-sized businesses to working capital from banks, microfinance and other financial institutions.

Don’t miss out! RSVP your attendance and see you then.

Date: Friday, 21st October

Time: 5 PM

Where: Nairobi Garage // Kilimani

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About the Speaker

Hilda is an award-winning entrepreneur and author. She has more than 12 years of experience in Fintech, regulation and working with multinationals supply chain firms like Coca-Cola to develop innovations across Africa. 

She previously founded WezaTele, a Fintech startup in Kenya that was acquired in 2015.  She is currently the Founder & CEO of Pezesha, a holistic digital financial infrastructure powering embedded finance to SMEs and institutions across Africa. 

Hilda holds a Masters in Entrepreneurship & a Business Information Technology Degree from Strathmore University.

Among her achievements are being named as one of the 50, Africa’s most promising innovators by Global Shaker in 2020, one of the Quartz Africa top 30 innovators in Africa in 2018 and Kenyan’s among Forbes 30 Most Promising Young African Entrepreneurs of 2016.  She also serves as a board director at Konza City.

Don’t miss out! RSVP your attendance and see you then.

Date: Friday, 21st October

Time: 5 PM

Where: Nairobi Garage // Kilimani

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Details

Date:
October 21
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/after-office-hours-with-hilda-moraa-tickets-432431784107

Venue

Nairobi Garage Kilimani
Pinetree Plaza, Kaburu Drive
Nairobi, Kenya
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Phone:
+254790556955
Website:
https://nairobigarage.com/office-space-in-kilimani/
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