Wema Bank Partners Emergency Response Africa To Fuel Health, Education Startups


L-R; Chief Digital Officer, Wema Bank, Olusegun Adeniyi; Executive Director, Retail and Digital Business, Wema Bank, Tunde Mabawonku; co-founder, Emergency Response Africa, Folake Owodunni; founder, Dozzia, Mubarak Robyn; Head Innovation, Wema Bank, Solomon Ayodele and Chief Information Officer, Wema Bank, Adeoluwa Akomolafe, during the meet and greet session with startup portfolio over the weekend at Wema Bank Head Office, Marina, Lagos.

Wema Bank has hosted an executive meet and greet in alignment with a budding partnership with Emergency Response Africa, a health startup, and Dozzia, an education startup.

According to the bank, the event underscores its unwavering commitment to nurturing entrepreneurial ventures of startups within the health and education sectors, cementing its position as a catalyst for transformative change.

Wema Bank’s dedication to propelling growth and fostering innovation in the health and education sectors is manifest through its steadfast support of startups across diverse verticals.

The bank has taken decisive strides to provide comprehensive assistance, encompassing financial backing, mentorship, strategic guidance, and marketing expertise while recognising the immense potential of technology-driven solutions in healthcare and education.

In his remarks, the Executive Director of Retail and Digital Business at Wema Bank, Tunde Mabawonku, expressed his enthusiasm for the burgeoning partnership, stating, “We are privileged to witness the extraordinary potential and groundbreaking solutions presented by these remarkable startups.

“Wema Bank remains resolute in empowering these visionary entrepreneurs by providing robust financial support, strategic guidance, and access to our extensive network. We firmly believe that their innovative solutions can revolutionize the healthcare and education sectors, fostering positive societal impact and driving economic growth,” he said.

Wema Bank’s steadfast commitment to nurturing startups in these sectors positions us as a formidable force driving progress in these industries. By extending vital financial resources, industry expertise, and collaborative opportunities, the bank actively cultivates an ecosystem conducive to innovation, growth, and long-term sustainability.

The health start-up offers a digital platform for first aid responder services, while the education startup provides a safety management system designed to collect and store accurate data for schools, parents, and their wards.

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