Team


General Partner

OVO EMORHOKPOR

Ovo is a seasoned executive with over 15 years experience in senior-­level roles in technology and corporate business development in the US and Nigeria.

His past professional experience includes managerial positions at Goldman Sachs, AOL and Chubb Insurance.

He sits on the boards of AjoCard, Knabu, AfricaWeb, Produce Africa, Abia Retail Company (ARCO) Ltd and Financial Trust Group in Nigeria.

Education:

MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BA Computer Science, Rutgers University

General Partner

IKE EZE

Ike is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience in financial technology, telecommunications, consulting and engineering.

He is the founder of three Silicon Valley-based technology start ups, where he led the concept formulation, capital raise and exit of all three companies.

He sits on the boards of AjoCard, Smile Identity, BFREE, Produce Africa, as well as external corporate boards.

Education: 

MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Mechanical Engineering, San Francisco State University

Research Intern 

BLESSING OKOROAFOR

Blessing is an Economics undergraduate pursuing a career to become a world-class venture capitalist and investment banker.

She has gained experience in Investment banking, asset management and equity research workingvand learning from leading firms like ARM, Edubridge Academy, Bright Network, and participating in the CFA Equity Research Challenge, among others.

Education: 

BSc Economics, University of Ibadan

Communications Intern

OLUWATOYIN AJEWOLE

Toyin Ajewole is a digital media and communications specialist, with over 4 years of experience working with notable brands.

She is currently enrolled at Babcock University where she is pursuing her second degree in Public Relations and Advertising.

Education:

OND Mass Communication, Nigerian Institute of Journalism

BSc Public Relations & Advertising, Babcock University