Our aim is to build well positioned, well-run, cash generative and sustainable businesses that become significant employers and sources of growth in West Africa.
What we do
We combine entrepreneurial execution, technological capabilities and diverse exceptional talent; while continuously challenging the status quo in order to reshape the way technology impacts the financial markets specifically and the larger society.
When we identify or develop a viable idea, we work up a suitable business model leveraging on our resources to create a framework for a sustainable venture.
Our ventures involve unique products and services. This enables us to carve a niche early on in the launch process. We identify the ideal product platform and execute the appropriate marketing strategy that will give the visibility and accessibility needed to successfully launch.
We work up a system for accelerated growth that will see the ventures within our ecosystem attaining maximum potential within 5 years and continuous improvement and growth year on year thereafter. Scaling is a direct consequence of our structure.
L1ght makes the world safer and less toxic by eradicating online toxicity and ensuring usage of the internet is limited to its intended purposes – connecting people, sharing ideas and driving humanity forward.
Sparkle is a lifestyle and financial platform for digital natives that enables them go about their everyday lives with ease. This is achieved through transparency, trust and freedom.
Woven Finance offers innovative payment solutions for businesses which simplify the process of making day to day transactions such as payments and reconciliations.
Board of Directors
Meet our highly accomplished and experienced Board Members
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede - Chairman
Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede is an investor, banker and philanthropist with a track record of major accomplishments in both for-profit and not-for-profit initiatives within Nigeria and beyond. As co-founder of the Tengen Family Office, Aig-Imoukhuede oversees a multibillion-dollar portfolio of investments and businesses in banking, finance, insurance, technology, real estate and energy
Bunmi Lawson – Non Executive Director
Bunmi Lawson is the immediate past and the pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of ACCION Microfinance Bank Limited. She nurtured the bank from infancy to a leading National Microfinance bank.
Olubanke Balogun - Non Executive Director
Banke Balogun is a Founding Director of Aureum Services Limited, responsible for Strategy Implementation and Business Development following a 20-year career in the private sector. With a degree in Law and Accountancy from University of Brighton, Sussex. Banke Balogun commenced her career as a management consultant with Accenture, where she serviced a diverse range of clients.
Olusegun Ogbonnewo – Non Executive Director
Mr. Olusegun, also known as Segun, is a Director in TenGen Holdings Limited with over 27 years’ professional experience in the financial service industry cutting across banking, human capital development, operations, payment systems and financial technology. Until his retirement in March 2017, he was a General Manager and Group Head Channels Services (E-Banking) of Access Bank Plc where he worked meritoriously for over 10years.
Uche Wigwe – Non Executive Director
Mr Uche is currently sits as the principal partner at Wigwe & Partners, he was Admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 2005. Uche holds an LL.M. in Petroleum Law and Policy from the University Dundee, Scotland, an LL.B. from the University of Ibadan, and a BS.C in Banking and Finance from the University of Port Harcourt. He wields strong expertise in advising on various practice areas including Construction and Infrastructure Law, Energy and Natural Resources sector.
Aigbovbioise Aig-Imoukhuede – Non Executive Director
Mr. Aig-Imoukhuede has over 18 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry, spanning, Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking, Treasury and Private Banking. He joined Marina Securities Limited in 2007 as the Vice President, Wealth Management Group; he moved on to become the Director of Wealth Management and Business Development in 2011.
Bayo heads the Advisory team at Trium. He has over 19 years experience, the last 10 of which was with PwC’s Advisory team in West Africa serving largely Financial Services clients on strategic technology and digital initiatives.