New-age financial solutions powerhouse, Zedcrest Capital Group, on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 was adjudged the Proprietary Investment Company of the Year at the International Standard Leadership Summit & Excellence Awards organized by the World Quality Alliance.
Zedcrest Capital was nominated by World Quality Alliance standards panel after their 2018 industry review.
Commenting on the award, Mr. Adedayo Amzat,CFA, Group Managing Director of Zedcrest Capital said, “We are delighted by this recognition and are challenged to do more to grow the Nigerian economy. Our proprietary investment arm is invested in a portfolio of companies in the financial services and real estate sectors and is ready to expand into other critical sectors of the economy through the deployment of capital into start-ups and high growth business opportunities”.
Zedcrest is renowned for its significant investment in Zedvance, one of Nigeria’s top three consumer lending franchises that recently clocked five years in operations. Zedcrest is also acknowledged for an expansive pipeline of deals it has facilitated for several clients and investors.
Speaking on the theme of the summit, “Developing Sustainable Standards in the era of Artificial Intelligence”, Mr. David Ugo Mba, Director of Technology Capital & Capabilities at the Strategic Business School, Lagos, said many multinational companies already recognize the benefits of Artificial Intelligence-based systems and will further leverage on the power of AI in the future. “AI is fueling powerful ways to help companies get closer to their customers, and share information and knowledge in a personalized exchange”, he said.
He also urged Nigeria businesses to embrace AI as it would help improve their productivity and enhance efficiency to service their customers better.
The event which held at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Lagos had in attendance industry captains from the financial, Information Technology and manufacturing sectors.
Since its establishment in 2013, Zedcrest Capital has steadily grown to become one of the most sought-after securities dealing and proprietary investment firms in Nigeria.
World Quality Alliance is a Global Quality Organization that seek to improve the quality of human life by contributing to the progress of science and technology: and to the development of industry through professional activities for the research and development of Philosophy, Theory, Methodology and Application in the Field of Quality and Quality Management.