Texas, Lagos, and Mexico City; 29 April 2021: Platform Capital (“Platform”), a leading growth markets investor, is pleased to announce it led a $1.3 million investment round into STRAP Technologies (“STRAP”), an innovative company that has developed the world’s first total technology replacement of the white cane for the blind & visually impaired. Globally, at least 2.2 billion people have... Read More →
Platform Capital is committed to changing the African continent’s narrative and practice of investment and development in Africa by building a powerful village of local and global change-makers. We strongly believe Africa and Africans have a key role in shaping the future of the world. Part of changing that narrative is showing and sharing the positive, giant strides and... Read More →
As Africa’s leading investment and advisory firm, we invest in businesses across the world. Platform Capital is changing the African narrative, we believe that championing behavior change communication and providing free medical tests in our local and global outreach, has greatly impact our investee businesses customers and the communities we operate in across the globe, making the world healthier... Read More →
The management of Duport Midstream Company visited the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to complete the Duport Energy Park Factory Acceptance Test. On October 1st, 2021, Platform Capital Group, Duport Energy Limited, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB); Shareholders of Duport Midstream Company Limited (with the support of our bankers FCMB) will commission the first Energy Park in Sub Saharan... Read More →
Lagos and Los Angeles, 14 April 2021: Platform Capital (“Platform”), a leading growth markets investor, is pleased to announce its investment in and partnership with SoLo Funds Inc. (“SoLo”), an innovative and proprietary peer-to-peer financing platform based in USA that has revolutionised the access to and supply of short-term funds for individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses. Twenty-five percent of Americans... Read More →
Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Johannesburg, Freetown, Monrovia, San Francisco & Mexico City, 7th April 2021: Platform Capital Group, Africa’s leading growth markets focused, sector agnostic investment and advisory firm collaborated with its global partners to provide free medical tests in eight countries across the world in honor of International World Health Day. The eight countries are Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra... Read More →
On Sunday 4th April 2021 in Los Angeles, Platform Capital hosted an exclusive celebratory dinner in honour of MaC Venture’s fund close at $110 million. Platform Capital, an early investor in the fund is pleased at this great feat. This is the largest first fund raised by a majority Black-led team.. MaC Venture Capital is a leading Los Angeles... Read More →
Leveraging Partnerships for International Development Lagos, Nigeria – March 18, 2021, Platform Capital is excited to announce a strategic partnership with University of Lagos (UNILAG). This partnership marks a significant step in unifying Africans and the development of capacity on the continent. Platform Capital and UNILAG will be sponsoring 8 students from Entebbe, Uganda on an all-expense paid post graduate... Read More →
“At Platform Capital we are committed to forging a gender inclusive world through workplace diversity and our various initiatives & partnerships. We recognize that a challenged world is an alert world and from challenges come change. So, we will keep challenging the women around us to dream and make an impact.” Happy International Women’s Day!
The Africa Policy Journal had the privilege and glee of speaking with Dr. Akintoye Akindele, CFA, DBA. Chairman of Platform Capital Group. Abosede Alimi and Tahany Maalla explored his passion for entrepreneurship, his certitude about the future of Africa & her role in the global economy, and his role as an important player in the African future.
ElectHER- a non-partisan organization focused on getting women into elective office, is proud to unveil its Agender35 campaign, a deliberate effort to significantly de-risk the process of women running for elective office and increase women’s political representation in Nigeria by 2023, through a three-point Agender; (i) set up a $10 million fund to empower 1000 women, and directly FUND... Read More →