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Platform Capital leads a $1.3 million investment round into STRAP Technologies, an innovative Mexican company revolutionising the way visually impaired people navigate the world

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...
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World Health Day

  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...
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The Duport Energy Park is the first integrated energy park in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  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...
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Platform Capital invests into SoLo Funds, an innovative peer-to-peer financing platform in USA

  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...
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Platform Capital celebrates 2021 International World Health Day with a synchronised global medical outreach across eight countries

  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...
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Platform Capital, University of Lagos set to provide scholarships for postgraduate students from Entebbe, Uganda

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...
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Happy International Women’s Day

“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!

ElectHER launches Agender35 campaign, unveils non-partisan $10 million fund with $2 million Secured to empower 1000 women and directly back 35 women to run for political office in 2023.

  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...
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