Rwandan born Sean Ndiho Obedih is the Founder and VP of Investment at Sobek Venture Holdings, a full-service diversified holdings company that focuses on the acquisition and turnaround of distressed or under-utilised businesses across various industries. As a unique type of equity buyout partner, Sobek provides expertise and strategic advisory to high net-worth clients that include entrepreneurs and private equity firms.
As an entrepreneur himself, Sean is ambitious about making a strong positive impact in the world of business finance and his determination to see African-led start-ups rise across the globe is what motivates him to keep moving forward. With an extremely successful and diverse portfolio of companies he founded, including NewGenAngels, The Founders Hive & The Africa Business Angels Forum, Sean's experience, especially the highs & lows of entrepreneurship, have contributed to him becoming a socially-aware Venture Capitalist.
His passion for Africa is evident through his work from NewGenAngels a members-only investment club, which focuses exclusively on African technology enabled companies to YnotPlast launched in 2007, the makers of Skin Tone Plasters sold to it in 2013 to a family office in the US for an undisclosed sum. Lastly Sobek Capital is an alternative private equity boutique that provides UK investors with tax-efficient investment opportunities in exciting high-growth companies focusing on Africa.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Enterprise from the University of Buckingham, resides in the UK, and is a proud father of one.
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