Enterprise Challenge 2023

The Herconomy Conference brings together stakeholders to discuss issues that affect women as well as provide specific responses such as prioritizing female representation in the sector, championing savings culture among women, and contributing to gender equality conversations that combine technology with social development. 

The theme for the 2023 conference is Reinvent4HER: Leveraging Technology to Enhance Financial Services for Women. 

Enterprise Challenge 2023

The Conference Kicked off with our CEO, Mrs. Ife Durosinmi-Etti’s welcome address.
The event commenced with a Fireside Chat was with Winifred Allison, ED, Products & Marketing VFD Microfinance Bank as the speaker on the topic ‘Investing in Yourself: Why Women’s Financial Empowerment Matters’ moderated by Goodness Adannaya Armstrong, Founder, StartupHR Africa.

Meet Our Winners


Eguolo Juliet

Tipin Recycle

First Runner Up


Negs Empire

Second Runner Up


Oxford 23 Limited (meCash)

Second Runner Up

Akorede Olaniyan

Nutraboom Nutrition

Third Runner Up


Joks Agro

You can watch the sessions on our YouTube channel

The 2023 Herconomy Enterprise Challenge – our annual financing event –
for female entrepreneurs to win a grant of up to three million Naira (N3,000,000).
The 2023 call for entry was open for a couple of weeks, and we got hundreds of entries from which twelve finalists were chosen based on the strength of their applications. The selected twelve finalists went on pitched to a carefully chosen panel of judges.

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