Broadening access to trade finance in Africa: resolving the capital mismatch (Global Trade Review)

Africa’s economies are maturing and renewing the positive growth curve as shown by World Bank data, which forecasts 3.1% GDP growth in 2018 and 3.6% by 2020. This return to steady economic growth is resulting in a greater number of mid-size businesses in need of finance to facilitate a rise in trade volume. Notwithstanding the broad […]

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Young African Entrepreneur (YAE) Podcast featuring Orbitt

We spoke with Victoria Crandall at Young African Entrepreneur (YAE) about Orbitt’s beginnings and progress to date. Top tips Pick a co-founder who shares your values and vision. If it’s just about money, it’s game over from the start. Focus on the presentation of your pitch and stick to 10-15 slides. Use investors’ feedback on your […]

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“Africa needs ambitious technologies to address complexities” – Development Finance

Orbitt aims to expedite the process through which Africa-focused investors source investment opportunities. What might an investor who is used to traditional methods gain from migrating to the Orbitt platform? We’ve set out to enhance traditional deal-making across the continent, rather than replace it. When you think about how investment teams source deals in Africa […]

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Matching deals on the African continent – How We Made It In Africa

We talked to How We Made It In Africa and Chipo Muwowo about matching deals across Africa. Full article below: Tell me more about Orbitt. Lanre Oloniniyi (Co-Founder): Will Hunnam, my co-founder, and I come from a background of originating deals across Africa. We worked with investors seeking opportunities across the continent and helped introduce […]

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Matching foreign investors & African opportunities: FurtherAfrica

Matching foreign investors & African opportunities with Lanre Oloniniyi – Orbitt FurtherAfrica met with Lanre Oloniniyi, co-founder and managing partner of Orbitt, a London based company matching investment opportunities in Africa with foreign institutional investors through its digital platform. Fabio Scala: Lanre, thank you for taking the time today to chat with us. Your project […]

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