The African edition of the VROOM Summit in Monaco was recently launched in Lagos. VROOM is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of investors and businesses seeking funds.
In her opening remarks during the launching, former Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Evelyn Oputu emphasised the importance of a cohesive and effective collaboration between VROOM Africa and Rising Tide Africa in order to create and build a sustainable angel investment ecosystem that connects innovative start-ups with interested local and international investors.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was represented by the Commissioner of Economic and Budget Planning, Mr Sam Egube commended the theme Building Back Better – Investing in Sustainable, Circular Businesses in Nigeria and Africa, noting that this agenda is relevant to the ambition to create a circular Lagos ecosystem.
As part of the VROOM Africa Launch, a selection of start-ups made pitch presentations that included circular business sustainability solutions.