Ventures Platform

Investor type Micro VC
Founders Kola Aina

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Total investments 60
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$402K
Portfolio companies 54
Rounds per year 10.00
Lead investments 10
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.10
Exits 1
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Finance
  • Internet
  • Payments
Summary

Ventures Platform is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Ikoyi. The fund was located in Africa if to be more exact in Nigeria.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 1 and less years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Kudi, Paystack. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are SaaS, Internet. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - Nigeria.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Ventures Platform, startups are often financed by Y Combinator, SpeedUPAfrica, Zeno Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Village Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Y Combinator, Tencent Holdings, Google Launchpad Accelerator.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. The typical startup value when the investment from Ventures Platform is 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 39 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. The fund is generally included in 7-12 deals every year. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50-100 thousands dollars.

The current fund was established by Kola Aina. We also calculated 2 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Earnipay

Financial Services
FinTech
$4M17 Feb 2022 -

Remedial Health

$1M14 Feb 2022 Delaware, United States

Solvento

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Information Technology
Software
$4M13 Dec 2021 -

Wealth8

Finance
Financial Services
FinTech
Wealth Management
$479K30 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Payday

Finance
FinTech
Payments
$1M07 Nov 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lemonade Finance

Banking
Financial Services
FinTech
$725K01 Nov 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brass

Banking
FinTech
$1M21 Oct 2021 Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria

Payday

Finance
FinTech
Payments
$1M14 Oct 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Payday Global

Financial Services
FinTech
$1M08 Oct 2021 -

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