About
Rising Tide Africa

Rising Tide Africa engages in educating and training women to become sophisticated angel investors through its Program while offering them the opportunity to build a diversified portfolio of investments and receive mentoring from other women who are experienced angel investors.
RTA is a unique, trans-border women-oriented investment network funded by private investors who believe that they will bring about positive change by investing in the continent’s exciting start-ups and next generation to create a New Africa.
RTA engages in educating and training women to become sophisticated angel investors through its activities while offering them the opportunity to build a diversified portfolio of investments and receive mentoring from experienced Angel investors.
RTA is leading a pre-eminent managed investment pool primarily focused on investments in digitally and technology-enabled companies, and is actively involved in the promotion of investment and business literacy among women in Africa. We provide a de-risked and enriching investment experience in early-stage companies with high growth potential in Africa, as well as educational and networking activities for entrepreneurs.
The key focus of this network is on early-stage startups entrepreneur that are primarily female-owned, female-led or with a gender-diverse leadership and management team. Our goal is to provide investment support, mentorship & training and also to create an enabling environment for networking.

RTA is creating impact across Africa by;

  • Providing access to capital, directly and indirectly.
  • Supporting and strengthening their managerial teams through strategic and business advice.
  • Enhancing corporate governance, financial reporting, and transparency.
  • Creating synergies and business development opportunities by leveraging RTA extensive network throughout Africa, and globally.
  • Providing Education and Mentoring.

Deal Day Events

Rising Tide Africa's bi-annual event where entrepreneurs who are investment-ready are invited to pitch their businesses to angel investors, with the possibility of securing investments and/or mentoring opportunities afterwards.

RTA's Masterclasses

This is an initiative targeted at providing quality training to new and existing business owners to help them navigate some of the complexities of running a successful business in Nigeria and attracting capital.

Mentorship Clinics

Our Mentorship Clinics gives us access to Mentees - young, innovative entrepreneurs - that can learn from the real world experiences of Mentors.

Board of Directors

Evelyn Oputu

Chairman

Yemi Keri

Co-Founder

Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien

Co-Founder

Ivana Osagie

Secretary-General

Eghosa Omoigui

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Executive Commitee

Michelle Patrick-Akinrinade

PARTNERSHIPS & SPONSORSHIPS

Olanike Jagun

Finance

Oby Ugboma

Investments

Yemi Keri

Co-Founder

Ndidi Nnoli-Edozien

Co-Founder

Ivana Osagie

Secretary-General