AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Ike is a serial entrepreneur with significant experience in mobile money, fintech, telecom, consulting and engineering.
He is the founder of Beta.Ventures, an ealry stage venture capital firm focused on African technology opportunities that will scale. Additionally, he founded three Silicon Valley-based technology start ups, where he led the concept formulation, product development, capital raise, recruiting and exits of all.
He sits on the boards of various portfolio companies, TAK Agriculture, InvestmentOne, as well as the Advisory Board of The African Network.
He has an MBA (Finance and Strategic Management) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and, a BS, Mechanical Engineering from San Francisco State University.