A prevalent knowledge about the business sector is its extreme competitiveness, with so many firms and companies building up to gain a solid stance in this sector.
Another prevalent knowledge is its high male dominance. This has come with many reactions, however, more women have begun airing their voices while playing active roles.
Currently, women are up the ladder in business areas, securing high-profile jobs and not just securing them alone but are also very competent in these areas that are occupied.
This is potency the women are taking on is very inspiring and also empowering not just to this present generation but also to the next.
In this post, the attention is on two distinguished Angel Network Investor’s women leaders who have exceptionally made themselves proficient in their roles.
With their audacity and boldness to take up any challenge in any business sector situated in and still stand tall and successfully qualifying them as women to look out for in angel investment.
Biola is an extraordinary Nigerian businesswoman, a global leader and an active angel investor which is a non-profit organization that invests in start-up businesses seeking market entry
Biola has shown her passion for Media and technology by working extensively and networking with partners and associations for the continuous development of African technology and the television industry.
She is an advisor and in the fast-growing African technology sector. She harnessed her strengths and intellects into being a limited partner in Ventures Platform which is a Pan-African early-stage fund and she added value by investing in companies like Trove Technologies, and Chekkit.
She has also paved her way into the media world and made a stance by attaining the role of a CEO in Biola Alabi Media (BAM), a production company that produces TV series about the Nigerian market.
Her award-winning filmography includes Lara and the Beat and Banana Island Ghost in addition to numerous television shows like Big Brother Africa, Tinsel, Boxing Telenovela Kona (250 episodes) filmed in Kenya, and the documentary series Great Africans.
She was the Managing Director for M-Net Africa part of the globally-renowned Naspers Group, launching indigenous language channels on the network.
She also originated and enhanced the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards which is now regarded as the “African Oscars”.
Biola Alabi is the publisher of “The Adventures of Lara and Dara named as the Young Readers Library “Book of Summer” (2019).
Biola is the host of the Weekend “Arise” Morning Show, on the #2 rated news channel in Nigeria.
Biola holds corporate roles at She is a Non-Executive Director at Unilever Nigeria PLC, a member of the board of directors at Monty Mobile, and the Chairwoman of Big Cable Media
Biola extends her leadership capacity by founding Grooming for Greatness, a leadership development, and mentorship program for Africa’s new generation of leaders.
Biola’s presence in the business sector has been a phenomenal one as she has also spoken globally on the continent, the success of Nollywood, and the need for ongoing investment into infrastructures and skills sharing initiatives.
Yemi Keri is one of the prominent leading women in the business world, serving as a mentor to digital and technological startups.
Keri is one of the extraordinary women in Technology in Nigeria. Setting herself as an exemplary model for other women.
She is the Chief Executive Officer of Heckberbella Limited, a Digital Transformation company, and also a Partner at Holmen Consulting, an Information Technology Consulting firm.
With over 22 years of experience in the Information and Communications Technology sector at top management levels in both the public and private sectors, Yemi Keri has proven to be at the forefront in her specified field.
Keri was the Director and Regional Manager, West Africa for SAP Africa, and was the pioneer Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Edo State Directorate of Information Communications & Technology Agency.
Yemi Keri is the co-founder of Rising Tide Africa, a woman movement-initiated platform, with a vision of increasing women’s participation in angel investment while promoting cross-border investing and investor-mentoring across Africa.
Yemi holds membership of various professional cores including IOD, ICAN, CIBN, CITN, and the Nigerian Computer Society (NCS). She also holds various certifications in Risk and Project management and received the Centenary Award for the Most Outstanding Public-Sector CIO in Nigeria in 2014.
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