Goke is the co-founder & CEO of Helium Health MEA’s leading health tech company and the founder & Managing Partner of MAGIC Fund, a $40M early stage global venture capital firm, headquartered in Los Angeles.
The Nigeria-born entrepreneur holds degrees in Engineering & Management from Johns Hopkins University & Morgan State. He began his career in technology building payment systems at Goldman Sachs, eBay & PayPal.
Goke is a serial founder who has built several prominent technology companies from idea stage, a prolific investor in hundreds of startups across 30+ countries, a speaker at several notable institutions and a creative advisor to a growing network of talent across the globe.
He enjoys an electric array of music, delights in being of service to others and is an advocate for all-things-mental-health. Goke splits his time between Los Angeles, Lagos and London.
Goke founded Helium Health in 2016 with a mission of making quality healthcare a reality for all Africans by providing digital infrastructure for the continent’s ailing healthcare system. The company has since grown to become a household name across the region, serving thousands of providers and millions of patients annually. The 150-person team is spread across 7 countries and backed with $35M+ in funding from global investors / partners (such as Tencent, Y Combinator, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The World Bank).
As the founder & Managing Partner of MAGIC Fund, an early-stage global venture capital firm, Goke is passionate about supporting transformative companies.
Goke has been featured on CNN, TechCrunch, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, Entrepreneur and CNBC. He has guest lectured/spoken at the Harvard Business School, the Harvard School of Public Health, Stanford University & University of California, Berkeley. He also serves as a Leadership Fellow with the Johns Hopkins University.