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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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