The Managing Partners
EMBA, SMU Dallas
Marsha Wulff is an early-stage tech venture investor and business mentor.
She has lived and worked internationally, including India, China, South America and many parts of Africa.
Since 1997, she has been a private equity, social impact investor, with a focus on African business development via joint ventures, global trade, private financings, and grant funding. She co-owns a superfood farm and processing center in Uganda, and has advised the Loftyinc Ltd group of Nigeria since 2009.
She advises Stanford’s Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, helped establish the Frontier Market Scouts Program of Middlebury Institute that links impact investors to social entrepreneurs, and she initiated the Geneva-based Bamboo Finance investment into South Africa’s CareCross Health Group.
She has vetted thousands of venture proposals, helped establish dozens of businesses and co-founded several investor networks.
She earned her Executive MBA at SMU’s Cox School of Business in Dallas, Texas.
MSc Houston, MBA Rice, MSc Oxford
The 'Afropreneur' (entrepreneur with an African focus), as he self-describes, Idris Bello is a co-founder of The Wennovation Hub, and is one of Africa's most sought-after angel investors and startup advisors.
He also manages the Afropreneurs Angels Group which boasts of the active participation of over 100 global executives in the health, financial services, energy, agriculture, venture capital, and technology sectors who are of African origin.
Listed among CNN’s Top Ten African Technology Voices, he is a Singularity University Impact Fellow, and an alumnus of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, the University of Houston, USA, University of Oxford, UK, and Rice University, USA. His work experience has spanned multiple sectors, with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Chevron, ExxonMobil, and the Clinton Health Access Initiative.
He shuttles between Cairo, Lagos, and Houston.
MBA London, MSc Houston, PE
Michael O. Oluwagbemi is Co-founder & Executive Partner at LoftyInc Allied Partners Limited (operator of the Wennovation Hub based in Lagos, Nigeria and LoftyInc Capital Management USA).
He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Electrical Engineering at Prairie View A&M University; Michael Oluwagbemi also earned a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, USA. He holds a Masters in Business Administration in International Management from the University of London, United Kingdom.
Michael has extensive experience with over a decade in innovative venture support and development, project development.
Michael is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Texas as well as in Nigeria (COREN), and a certified Project Management Professional.
Michael previously worked at ExxonMobil and WorleyParsons Corporation. He is the Chairman of the Essentials Committee of the Nigeria Content Consultative Forum of the Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board.
A rancher-farmer, Michael resides in Abuja, and enjoys swimming, golfing, reading and writing when he is not traveling and spending time with his family.