FORA.tv Speaker - Chinedu Echeruo

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Biography

Chinedu Echeruo is a partner, and head of Principal Investing at Constant Capital, a West-Africa based investment bank. Prior to joining Constant Capital, Mr. Echeruo founded two U.S.-based internet companies; HopStop.com and Tripology.com. Tripology.com was acquired in 2010 by Rand McNally and is now owned by USA Today. HopStop was acquired by Apple in 2013. He was also named Black Enterprise Magazine's Small Business Innovator of the Year and listed in the magazine's Top 40 under 40. Before his entrepreneurial career, Mr. Echeruo worked for AM Investment Partners, a USD $500 million volatility-driven convertible bond arbitrage hedge fund. Prior to completing his M.B.A., he spent several years in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Leveraged Finance groups of J.P Morgan Chase where he was involved in a broad range of M&A, financing and private equity transactions.He holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and B.S in finance and accounting (honors) from Syracuse University.

3 Programs

Social Cities

11.06.13 | 00:45:48 min | 0 comments

The Economist-InnoCentive Entrepreneurship Challenge

03.24.11 | 00:51:25 min | 0 comments

Flash of Genius: Marketplace of Ideas

03.23.11 | 00:14:11 min | 0 comments
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