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Platform Capital gifts University of Lagos three Ultra-modern learning facilities

Growth markets focused, principal investment and advisory firm, Platform Capital has refurbished and donated 3 ultra-modern lecture halls for the University of Lagos Business School (ULBS)’S Executive MBA programme. The company in the process of carrying out the facelift, renovated the entire building and fitted the lecture halls with state-of-the art technology including interactive white boards, sound systems and versatile...
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Platform Capital donates lecture halls to UNILAG

Platform Capital has refurbished and donated three ultra-modern lecture halls to the University of Lagos Business School’s Executive MBA programme. A statement by the investment and advisory firm on Tuesday said the entire building was renovated and the lecture halls were fully fitted with interactive whiteboards, sound systems and versatile furniture, to ensure a best-in-class digital learning environment for students....
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Platform Capital Refurbishes and Donates 3 Ultra-Modern, State-of-the-Art Lecture Halls to University of Lagos Business School

Lagos, 8th June 2020: The University of Lagos currently ranks 1st in Nigeria, 8th in Africa and its Entrepreneurship Centre is adjudged to be 3rd in Africa by Forbes. All this progress has been achieved under the leadership of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos. His goal is for the University to rank 1st across...
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Platform Capital invests in Merge Tech

Lagos and Johannesburg, 8th June, 2020: Platform Capital (Platform), a leading growth markets investor, is pleased to announce its investment in Merge Tech (Merge), a leading South African digital meeting place for entrepreneurs and investors, through its technology vehicle, Unicorn Group. Merge is a transactional marketplace platform that allows start-ups and investors to connect, communicate and collaborate seamlessly. It matches...
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Platform Capital Invests in Lipa Later

Lagos & Nairobi, 1st June, 2020: Platform Capital (Platform), a leading growth markets investor, is pleased to announce its investment in Lipa Later, the leading technology driven, consumer credit platform in East Africa. Lipa Later is unlocking untapped retail through financial inclusion, by leveraging data analytics to provide African consumers with access to convenient and affordable credit. Lipa Later is...
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Platform Capital Invests in Film Anatomie

We’re proud to announce our investment in Film Anatomie, a cutting edge technology firm that uses 3D printing and CNC milling to create production equipment for the film ecosystem here in Nigeria. Film Anatomie is a local company providing global solutions which will be in demand across the world. They represent our passion for homegrown solutions that are globally relevant....
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Platform Capital commits to Mac Venture Capital Fund

Platform Capital (Platform) is pleased to announce its commitment to MaC Venture Capital’s Fund to invest in early stage, high growth technology companies primarily in the United States and selectively across other global markets. The fund will target pre-seed and Seed, and Series A opportunities with investments ranging from $0.5m – $1.5m. As part of this commitment, Dr. Akintoye Akindele,...
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Platform Capital Commits to Latin America-based Venture Capital Fund, View Accelerator

Lagos, Nigeria. 18 May 2020 Platform Capital (Platform) is pleased to announce its commitment to View Accelerator’s Fund. View Accelerator is actively investing in technology startups disrupting Latin America’s real estate segment. As part of this commitment, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, Chairman of Platform Capital, joins the Fund’s Investment committee and advisory board. View Accelerator is the first corporate accelerator in...
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Airbus and Koniku Embark on Disruptive Biotechnology Solutions for Aviation Security Operations

Toulouse, 04 May 2020 – Airbus and Koniku Inc. have made a significant step forward in the co-development of a solution for aircraft and airport security operations, by extending research activities to include biological hazard detection capabilities, as well as chemical and explosive threats. The disruptive biotechnology solution, which was originally focused on the contactless and automated detection, tracking and...
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Platform Capital Advises Conex Oil and Gas Holdings on Acqusition of Total Sierra Leone and Liberia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA, March 25, 2020, Conex Oil and Gas Holdings Limited (Conex) signed an agreement with Total to acquire Total Liberia and Total Sierra Leone. Total Liberia and Total Sierra Leone are leaders in the importing and marketing of petroleum products throughout their respective countries via the industrial & wholesale channel under the trademarks pertaining to the Total group. This...
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