Adesuwa is the Founder & Managing Partner of Aruwa Capital Management an early stage private equity fund investing in rapidly growing businesses in West Africa. With Aruwa Capital and her own personal investments, Adesuwa is focused on uncovering untapped investment opportunities that are typically overlooked and underserved. Adesuwa is passionate about showcasing the natural competitive advantage women allocating capital have when investing in businesses for women and by women. Through a gender lens investment strategy, Adesuwa is focused on generating enhanced financial returns whilst delivering positive social impact with a multiplier effect across societies and economies.

Adesuwa has worked on investments over $30 million through her professional and personal portfolios and has a realised exit of over 3x invested capital.

Primary sectors

  • Healthcare
  • Consumer
  • Financial Services
  • Renewable Energy

Featured Companies


Sector: Financial Technology

Reinventing mobile money


Sector: Consumer & Fintech

Digitising retailers in Africa.


Sector: Financial Technology

A fintech platform that helps families invest in their children's futures.


Sector: Consumer & Fintech

Leading customer engagement platform for fintechs.


Sector: Cleantech / Renewable Energy

A technology-enabled renewable energy refrigeration company for off-grid areas


Sector: Financial Technology

A leading financial services distribution network

Agroeknor International

Sector: Consumer Goods and Wellness

Leading exporter of superfoods and consumer wellness brand


Sector: Financial Technology

Mission critical data infrastructure and machine learning models powering the next generation of financial services, ensuring an inclusive credit system

Lifestores Pharmacy

Sector: Healthcare

Pharmacy retail chain and technology enabled pharmacy marketplace

Wemy Industries

Sector: Healthcare

An indigenous manufacturer of daily disposable personal hygiene goods