Eghosa Omoigui advises emerging founders/entrepreneurs to identify and mitigate #frictionin various areas.
He is the founder and Managing General Partner of EchoVC Partners (a seed & early-stage technology venture capital firm bridging Silicon Valley & underserved emerging markets) & EchoVC Pan-Africa, an experienced seed-stage #tech #vcfund focused on sub-Saharan #Africa.
Before this, Eghosa was with Intel for nearly 10 years and his last role was as Intel Capital Director, Consumer Internet & Semantic Technologies, where he acted as a senior investment professional focused on platform-agnostic consumer, web services and digital media-based investment opportunities in the US, EU & Asia.
Omoigui also drove ICap's stage-agnostic investment focus on next generation semantic technologies, smart data and the realtime web. He was personally responsible for (developing supporting theses for and) sourcing investment opportunities in various companies including AdMob, Jaiku, Powerset, #Facebook, #LinkedIn, Teracent, Qik and #Pandora.
EchoVC Pan-Africa Fund's disclosed investments include Hotels.ng, the leading hotel booking platform in Nigeria, and Printivo.com, the largest online print community and marketplace in Africa.