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Preserving the pipeline: Ventures Platform's Aina on alleviating the effects of Covid-19 on early-stage Nigerian companies

Preserving the pipeline: Ventures Platform's Aina on alleviating the effects of Covid-19 on early-stage Nigerian companies

When the Covid-19 crisis hit, Kola Aina (pictured), partner at Abuja-based early stage fund Ventures Platform, started comparing notes with partners the company works with around the globe. The end result was the launch of the Nigeria Impact Startup Relief Facility, or NISRF, to bring together early stage investors in African startups that have been hit by the pandemic.