April 25, 2024 4-5pm Central Africa time (CAT)

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Our speaker: Sydney Lidede is a dynamic professional with a multifaceted background in treasury management, entrepreneurship, and financial innovation. With a proven track record of success in both corporate and start-upenvironments, Sydney brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational expertise, and entrepreneurial spirit to every endeavour.As the co-founder of Rent Gari, a ground breakingstart-uprevolutionizing the transportation industry, he plays a pivotal role in shaping the company's growth trajectoryfrom its inception. Leveraging a keen understanding of market dynamics and consumer behaviour, Sydney and the Rent Gari team are spearheading strategic initiatives to propel Rent Gari to become a market leader, disrupting traditional norms and driving innovation in urban mobility.In his role as Group Treasurer at various Fintech companies including DPO, a leading Fintech company specializing in payment solutions, he demonstrated unparalleled expertise in treasury management, financial risk mitigation, and capital allocation. With a reputation for integrity, professionalism, and a relentless commitment to excellence, he is poised to continue making waves in the worlds of treasury management, entrepreneurship, and financial innovation.

When you attend ELISA CONFABS you receive:

  • 1 hour of virtual learning on the most important topics in entrepreneurialism
  • the opportunity to ask questions directly to the CONFAB speaker
  • networking opportunities with attendees from all over the world
  • business development and visibility

Confabs are free events open to the entire ELISA portal community, which includes high potential entrepreneurs and founders with bold ideas for solving the greatest challenges we face in Africa. Attendees also include industry executives, investors, venture capitalists, philanthropists, researchers, educators, government regulators, policy makers, founders and entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey.

During the confab, an inspirational speaker or thought leader provides remarks for 10-minutes focusing on their professional journey, particularly as it relates to entrepreneurism in Africa. This is followed by randomly assigned small group virtual breakout sessions where attendees connect with others, discuss bootstrap briefs and gain recognition for their business, project or idea.

The mission of ELISA is to create jobs and support entrepreneurship in Africa. ELISA members and sponsors discover new opportunities for innovation, connect with others who share the mission, and grow professionally.

Date: April 25, 2024

Schedule: 4-5pm Central Africa time (CAT)


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