Mr. Francis Omorojie is an innovation enthusiast and a venture builder with over 7 years of supporting both start-ups and innovation ecosystems across Africa. He also provides innovation consultancy services to global organizations such as the United Nations ITC, DW Akademie, European Business and Innovation Network, Practical Education Network and more.
Francis is the Founder and CEO of Ennovate Ventures, a transformative venture building tech hub, where he has supported 200+ tech start-ups to commercialize and scale their ventures across Africa and the UK. He has also led Ennovate Ventures investments in tech start-ups such as Lyfplus, Gigs Africa, EduFund, Plumar, Desire Foods, SBAN, Farm Boksi, Haba and Kikundi.
Francis has received various awards, including Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship award, Bocconi Entrepreneurship Award, 2019 Best Start-up Support Award by Middle East and Africa Business Awards, Startup CEO of the year Award, amongst others. Francis is a graduate of Petroleum and Gas Engineering from the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He also attained a certificate in Entrepreneurship studies from Bocconi University.