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Bowofade Elegbede

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Bowofade’s background spans over 9 years of experience working in tax consulting, corporate strategy, corporate finance, financial advisory, and early-stage investing.

Previously, at Platform Capital, Bowofade spearheaded principal investments and successfully led equity transactions in technology and industrial companies. He managed a diverse portfolio of more than 60 companies, both directly and indirectly through limited partner investments in venture capital funds across Nigeria, the USA, and Mexico. Bowofade also played a key role in Platform Capital’s incubation program, overseeing the screening, selection, onboarding, and management of three cohorts across multiple African countries.

Before his tenure at Platform Capital, Bowofade worked in the strategy team at Asset and Resource Management Holding (ARM), focusing on corporate development initiatives and strategy formulation. He worked on coordinating sell-side activities for two divestment transactions from ARM’s subsidiaries in the insurance and pension segments, supported the concept development of ARM’s proposed social impact investments fund and was involved in ARM’s acquisition of Mixta where he worked on post-transaction business combination and integration strategies for the combined entities.

Bowofade began his career at Deloitte, specializing in tax and consulting. He holds a degree in Accounting from Bowen University, Nigeria, a master’s degree in E-business from Lancaster University, UK, and is currently a CFA Level II candidate. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football and curating Nigerian music.