Entrepreneurial Leadership

We are led by partners who have founded many successful companies and who have expertise and experience building companies to scale. We have an in-depth understanding of the business, cultural, structural, and regulatory challenges in Africa, and we are well-positioned to help founders overcome these challenges by leveraging our strong relationships and networks.

Ike Echeruo

As founder and Managing Partner of Constant Ventures, Ike Echeruo brings more than twenty-five years of executive level experience to the fund, including serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Constant Capital Group, a leading pan-African investment firm, which he founded in 2006.
In addition to being an entrepreneur and active angel investor, Ike has been involved at the executive level in numerous start-up companies and currently sits on the boards of Qore, Heala and Halo. His previous corporate experience includes extensive corporate finance and transaction work while at the Wall Street law firm Thacher, Proffitt & Wood.
Ike graduated from the University of Nigeria with a law degree in 1989. He holds a Master of Laws and MBA degrees from Indiana University.

Nnenna Onyewuchi
Venture Partner

An internationally recognised marketing and business strategy executive with 25 years of experience, Nnenna Onyewuchi began her career at McCann Erickson in New York. And, since then, has worked with more than 50 consumer brands – including, Coca Cola, Absolut, Kohl’s, Sharpie, Microsoft, Xbox, British American Tobacco, Dangote, BlackBerry, Jumia, Canon, MTV Base, Celtel, MTN and UNICEF – across the disciplines of advertising, experiential marketing, content production and distribution and pay-TV. She co-founded Yellow Brick Road, an integrated communications agency based in Lagos.  In 2021, Nnenna was honoured by the marketing industry, earning the number 2 spot among strategists in the Loeries’ Official Rankings of Creative Professionals in Africa and the Middle East. She sits on the board of several indigenous companies and previously served as Chairperson of the Board of WAVE, a non-profit working to solve youth unemployment in West Africa.

Ephraim Duvbiama

Ephraim Duvbiama is a finance and investment professional with extensive experience advising and investing in technology start-ups in Africa and Canada. Prior to joining Constant Ventures, Ephraim worked at Lagos-based Chrysalis Capital, an investment management firm focused on scaling early-stage tech companies in Africa. There, he advised various technology start-ups, including Bitsika, Autochek and Specta, on fundraising, growth and expansion strategies and led the Chrysalis–BKR Capital venture investment team to close investments in MICC Financials, Treepz, GOODEE and Fyyne. A management consultant by background, Ephraim started his career at KPMG working with the deal advisory team in Nigeria. He later joined ARM’s agribusiness fund management team and, ultimately, transitioned into the start-up ecosystem to work for Babban Gona as a corporate finance executive. Ephraim graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in Finance and holds an ACA certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

Ikenna Ude

Ikenna Ude is a finance professional, with both investment banking and venture capital experience. Prior to joining Constant Ventures, Ikenna was an Associate at Chrysalis Capital, where he advised on and helped implement investments into numerous technology start-ups, including Sabi, Meddy and CinetPay; while assisting with development, growth and expansion strategies for Bitsika, Noblesteed and Helium Health. Ikenna graduated from the University of Ilorin with a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

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