Just as the name ‘PushandStart’ signifies, they are here to give that your idea or startup that maximum push it needs to get your money …begin to pile up. According to their website they are Africa’s premier equity- and debt-based crowdfunding platform.
PushandStart aims to connect the everyday people; startup founders, entrepreneurs, angel investors, mentors, industry experts and many more in Nigeria and Africa. With them it’s a win-win for everyone; Investors get a stake in the business and entrepreneurs or startup owners get much-needed investment and mentorship.
They have a growing list of professionals, accountants, lawyers, builders, designers and advisors that are readily available for hire. There is also provision for experts and mentors who are primed and ready to share their experiences with you on the platform’s Expert Forum. There you can go to find answers to your most trivial questions.
PushandStart boasts of having covered major industries like Energy and oil, financial services, manufacturing, retail, learning and education, logistics, agriculture, software and technology, health care and more thereby signing up 3,000 investors, 500 startups, 50 mentors, 100 professional service providers all in the bid to make your fund raising campaign a success.
Inflation in Nigeria is 7.7%. In Ghana it is twice that at 14%. Yet your banker tells you it is OK to leave your money sitting in the bank’s vaults earning low single digit interest. You might as well douse your cash in petrol and set it ablaze! Working with us you will discover African startups who are working on exciting ideas with the potential for massive growth and by getting in on the ground floor, your chances of reaping supernormal returns improves exponentially. It is also the right thing to do. – PushandStart
The platform is more of a community; users can enhance their reputation and earn valuable reputation when they invest, mentor, advise, partner, answer or even ask a question. Currently the platform is enjoying a large number of user signups from all around Africa.