Ovo Emorhokpor Managing Partner

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.


MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BA Computer Science, Rutgers University

Ike Eze Managing Partner 

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.


MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

BS, Mechanical Engineering, San Francisco State University

Steve Marks Venture Partner 

Mr. Marks has been a senior executive for the past 35 years in investment banking, asset management, and alternative investments.  He is based in Princeton, NJ USA.

He worked in investment banking at Nomura Securities, Merrill Lynch, and UBS.  He led international business for Keystone Investments (now known as Allspring Global Investments), Eaton Vance (acquired by Morgan Stanley), and Prudential Financial.

For the past 20 years, Steve has worked at Klitzberg Associates and Klitzberg Fund Solutions raising capital for alternative investments and sourcing external sub-advisors for fund groups.

He is one of the founding partners and co-managers of WHATiF 88, LLC, (, a group of Wharton MBA classmates measuring and advising on social and economic impact.  Steve is on the Advisory Board of Steward Asset Management (, a strategic investor to emerging and diverse private equity and opportunistic managers.

Steve graduated with Honors from Brown University in 1982 and received his MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1988.  Steve completed a program at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan, and speaks Japanese.

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Zibusiso Sibanda Venture Partner

Ms. Sibanda is the Director for Investor Relations with the Black Swan Group Africa, a renewable energy holding company that promotes and incubates initiatives promoting African solutions to climate change mitigation. She also sits on boards and advises startups, as well as small and medium enterprises across Africa. 

Previously, Ms. Sibanda led communications for the infrastructure, financial industries, and investment climate teams with the World Bank Group in Washington, Paris, Dakar, and Johannesburg over 16 years, culminating with serving as the Global Head of Internal Communications at the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Her introduction into development communications was with the United Nations Secretariat in New York. 

Ms. Sibanda holds a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages from the University of Zimbabwe. She earned a Diploma in Portuguese Language and Culture from the Universidade Classica de Lisboa, Portugal, and is certified as an Executive Coach by the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. She is a member of the Coaches and Mentors of South Africa – COMENSA.

Blessing Okoroafor Research

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.


BSc Economics, University of Ibadan

Unini Campbell Venture Partner

Unini Campbell is a Sales & Growth Leader, currently leading the sales organization at Mio. Prior to Migo, she was responsible for driving sales and revenue growth across 15 African markets at Cellulant. She has also worked with new thriving start-ups in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, and Kenya to launch successful growth initiatives. She is a certified Project Management Professional and holds a certificate in Scaling Entrepreneurial Ventures from Harvard Business School, among others, and sits on the boards of 2 start-ups.