Goke is the co-founder & CEO of Helium Health MEA’s largest 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 companies worth $250M+ 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.
MAGIC has backed over 200+ high-performing startups such as Jasper, Retool, Bolt.com, Novo, Payfazz, Frubana, etc. In 2021, MAGIC Fund launched their Fund II of $40M.
He is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree, Future Africa Awards Honoree and a recipient of several notable awards across the globe, including one from the President of Nigeria.
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.