LCM is pleased to announce that Seye Bassir, formerly Investment Director at Danish Development Finance money manager IFU, is joining LoftyInc Capital Management as Partner and member of the Investment Committee. Seye brings with him years of practical fund management experience, not just in Nigeria but across West Africa. As LCM positions to harvest the ballooning opportunity in the ECOWAS sub-region, his bilingual skills will also come in handy even as he shares some insights why he made the move.
RelianceHMO opens Family Clinic for Clients
RelianceHMO has launched its first low cost primary care clinic branded Reliance Family Clinics(RFC) for its customers. The primary healthcare centre which is situated in in Gbagada, Lagos will leverage on best practices to offer primary care in a cost efficient manner to subscribers on its platform.
Flutterwave spreads market footprint, debuts in S/Africa
Nigerian payment startup, Flutterwave has expanded its services to South Africa – it’s ninth destination on the continent. According to the payment platform, it will penetrate South Africa with its flagship product Rave. The new solution will enable banks and merchants to replace multiple payment integrations with one simple API, which enables processing of any form of payment anywhere in Africa.
L-R: Michael Oluwagbemi, Co-Founder; Seye Bassir, Partner and Idris Bello, Co-Founder all of LoftyInc Capital Management (LCM) after a brief meeting in Abuja, Nigeria.
R-L : Michael Oluwagbemi, Co-founder, LCM and other panelists after a Panel session at the 7th Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition recently held in Abuja.
Egypt’s Swvl set to debut in Lagos competitive Transport Market
Cairo-based transportation startup, Swvl has revealed plans to expand its services to Nigeria. The Egyptian startup will launch in Nigeria’s financial capital – Lagos with 50 buses, this July.
The Nigeria Innovation Summit
The Nigeria Innovation Summit is an annual event that promotes the need for entrepreneurs and government in Nigeria to become more innovative and use innovation to drive sustainable economic development. The event will hold between August 20th – 21st, 2019 at Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja Lagos.
The ANDE West Africa Regional Conference is a gathering of ANDE members and partners in the region including leading investors, capacity development providers, foundations and academic and research institutions.
Our Venture Capital Associate, Kyane Kassiri will be on the panel discussing; “Combining Business Development and financing for early stage SGBs.”