Paul Lamontagne, MD of Africa 1 Advisors, discusses his partnership with Opportunity Network, which represents 13,500 members worldwide

Paul Lamontagne managing director at Africa 1 Advisors. BUSINESS DAY TV: A company that represents 13,500 members worldwide orchestrating $35bn worth of deals in two years might well become a household name in SA, in which it has just launched. Opportunity Network has been casting about for developing markets after setting up shop a few years ago, itself an entrepreneurial venture by young a young American called Brian Pallas who has just turned 30. Joining me in studio now is Paul Lamontagne, MD of Africa 1 Advisors and a partner to Opportunity Network in SA. Paul … your press release describes you as a global matchmaking business. And essentially it sounds like a dating site for businesses worldwide. So how would you describe Opportunity Network and how does it function to bring businesses together with funders? PAUL LAMONTAGNE: Yes, so Opportunity Network is really a trusted global matchmaking platform. Trusted because the only way you can get onto the platform is by being invite...

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