PLATO INSTITUTE of International Strategic Extroversy is a legal entity created in Greece by professionals with 20 years of applied field experience in Strategic Extroversy, Competitive Intelligence, Strategic Intelligence and Enhanced Due Diligence. We enable Greek, Cypriot and Balkan companies to approach International Markets with Strategic Extroversy, to effectively Export goods and services by forming collaborations with local Partners who are Reputable and Compliant, with Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and protection from Risk, Illegal practices and Corruption.

We specialize in collecting Primary Research results and Hands-on Local Research, Information, Official Documentation and Unofficial Intelligence on the subjects of our research, via our extensive Local Network of Operatives in the Geographical Regions of our coverage. We conduct Site Visits, Local Official Sources/Registries/Chambers Visits, Local Market Expert Interviews and collect the Fresh, Up-to-date Local Actionable Intelligence you require, at the time frame you require it.

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PLATO INSTITUTE makes use of its extensive locally based Researcher – Operatives network, covering over 85 countries in the Balkans, Middle East, Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and Eurasia. Through our extended global network, our customers can enlarge their geographical coverage and extend their own reach to difficult territories and emerging countries (e.g., Libya, Nigeria, Angola, Somalia, Kenya, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Brunei, Mongolia, Cambodia, etc)

20

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

38

LOCAL LANGUAGES

87

COUNTRIES COVERED

185

LOCAL OPERATIVES

EXPORT Goods and Services effectively by forming collaborations with local Partners who are Reputable and Compliant, with Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and protection from Risk, Illegal practices and Corruption

International Market Strategic Extroversy© Services

All our products and services are fully customizable to accurately suit and best fulfill our client’s requirements

Enhanced N-Tier© Due Diligence Intelligence
Enhanced N-Tier© Due-Diligence Intelligence research, Cross-Border/Country, Cross-Company/Entity Cross-Sector/Industry, fully client customized for Legal Entities and Individuals/Persons Of Interest
UBOs/Shareholders N-Tier© Multilevel research
Multilevel UBO and Shareholders identification, Biographical, Sociological Intelligence, Political intelligence on UBOs, Shareholders and Directors including Reputation Assessments
HUMINT and Local Source Enquiries
Human Intelligence and Local Source Enquiries, local language Unofficial Intelligence and discreet Interviews by locally based operatives with Verbatim reporting of results
Litigations research, Bankruptcy checks, KYC/KYS
Past & Present Litigations research, Legal Exposure, Paralegal support, Bankruptcy checks, Assets tracing, employee/collaborator Background checks, to Know Your Customer/Collaborator and to Know Your Supplier
Local Market Expert Source Interviews
We meticulously research, screen and contact Local Market Experts in the Commercial Fields of your Interest and we Interview them, to retrieve the Actionable Information that will solidify your Business Export/Expansion Plan towards its successful realization
Competitive Intelligence - MEDIS©
Competitive Intelligence, Competitive Technical Intelligence, Media Intelligence Services – MEDIS© Industry Monitoring qith Executive News Summaries and Media Alerts
Business and Market Intelligence
Intelligence for Pre-Mergers & Acquisitions, JV's and Partnership Targets, Pre-Sales, Pre-Contract and Customer Business Intelligence, Special events analysis of public perception from OSINT research, Market Entry, Exports & Corporate Expansion Intelligence & Market Research
Local Site Visits & Collocation Intelligence
Local Address, Offices and Premises Verification - OnSite Inspections and Validation with Photos and local sources Official/Unofficial feedback, Collocation Intelligence of locally coexisting legal entities
Investigative Fieldwork
Investigative Fieldwork on Companies and/or Individuals by our local Investigative Operatives, as dictated ad hoc by specific client requirements

From PLATO's Cave of Shadowy Illusions, Missinformation and Risk, we guide you out into the Sunlight of Knowledge, Awareness, Transparency and Integrity

Our Geographical Coverage

We cover over 85 countries with our own network of Locally based Operatives

South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Mauritius, Seychelles, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi
South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Mauritius, Seychelles, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi
Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Cote d’ Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Angola, Namibia
Nigeria, Niger, Mali, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Cote d’ Ivoire, Liberia, Ghana, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Angola, Namibia
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt
Palestine/Israel, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen  
Palestine/Israel, Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen  
Myanmar, Mongolia, Cambodia, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Maldives,
Myanmar, Mongolia, Cambodia, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Maldives,
Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Gibraltar, Russia and CIS, Ukraine, Turkey
Greece, Cyprus, Malta, Gibraltar, Russia and CIS, Ukraine, Turkey
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Slovenia
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Slovenia

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We welcome you to enquire about our  Services and get up to speed on all issues of your interest, without any obligation whatsoever. An executive Analyst from our staff will come back to you with information and assistance on the Service and Geographical Area of your interest. Any information you may provide will be treated with absolute Privacy and our highest respect towards you and your potential business.

    Latest News

    The latest news, events, happenings, participations and developments that concern our company and the field of Strategic Intelligene

    PLATO Joins the Hellenic African Chamber of Commerce and Development as a full time Member

    PLATO Institute of International Strategic Extroversy© Joins the Hellenic-African Chamber of Commerce and Development as a full time Member. The synergies and goals of both entities greatly align as PLATO Institute applies Foreign Integrity and Reputational Research to via its own network of locally based Operatives in over 85 countries, to enable local companies to approach International […]

    PLATO Institute achieves supreme coverage of Africa via its own local operatives network

    PLATO is especially proud to have achieved supreme coverage of Africa with our own network of locally based operatives and researchers, a hard earned result of a decade of applied focus, local experience and dedicated effort. We are pleased to now offer our flagship Enhanced Due Diligence product, our *EDD Intelligence Report with Local Source Interviews* for […]

    PLATO Institute now operates on 100% Teleworking capability

    In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, as of May 2020 the PLATO Institute of International Strategic Extroversy is hereafter capable of 100% teleworking. We have established the necessary communication protocols, instigated safety and security procedures and created a multinational interoperability system that allows us, all our local employees and remote local operatives and researchers located at over […]

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