VC  EchoVC Partners

http://www.echovc.com





     Office Locations:

San Francisco, CA

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Stages:

  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    EchoVC is a seed and early stage technology-focused venture capital fund focused on financing and cross-pollinating leading technologies, teams and business models in Sub-Saharan Africa and North America. Founder, Eghosa Omoigui, is a Silicon Valley-based technology-focused investor. Before Echo, Eghosa was with Intel for nearly 10 years and his last role was as Intel Capital Director, Strategic Investments, 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. The firm targets Consumer Internet, including Smart Graph platforms, apps and services (social/ mobile/ commerce /local /media /entertainment /gaming /OOH); Smart Data (software and services layer: Machine learning; Computer Vision; Predictive Analytics; Search & Discovery); Geo-extensible cross-pollination of technology platforms and business models; Women entrepreneurs; and Underdogs & Black Swans. Average investment size ranges from $25,000 to several million dollars depending on the stage of opportunity and capital needs of the business.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Eghosa Omoigui General Partner
    Eunice Chou Head of Incubation and Product Development
    Olaide Olusoji-Oke General Manager, Finance & Portfolio Operations

     

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