Eloho Omame is an Africa-focused technology venture capital investor. She’s a Partner at TLcom Capital, a seed-to-early growth stage firm, and co-Founder of FirstCheck Africa, a pre-seed firm focused on female-led startups.
TLcom Capital invests in Africa’s best entrepreneurs tackling the continent’s biggest challenges. Across two funds, with capital under management of approximately $250 million, the firm’s investment portfolio includes high-growth companies across multiple sectors in Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt, including Andela, Autocheck, Illa, Okra, Pastel, Pula, SeamlessHR, Shara, Twiga Foods, uLesson, and Vendease. Eloho represents TLcom Capital on the boards of several portfolio companies.
In 2021, she co-founded FirstCheck Africa, one of only a few female-led and female-focused technology venture capital firms operating on the continent. FirstCheck Africa’s investment portfolio includes early-stage startups with category-defining potential in Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and South Africa. Through FirstCheck Africa, she is committed to helping Africa’s exceptional female entrepreneurial talent build great companies.
Deeply committed to Africa’s technology and venture capital ecosystem, Eloho is an inaugural member of Nigeria’s National Council for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship, established under the provisions of the Nigeria Startup Act (2022). Her views have been featured numerous times in regional and global publications with respect to the African technology and venture capital ecosystem, including TechCrunch, the Financial Times, the Economist, Quartz Africa and Tech Cabal.
She began her technology investing career as a Vice President at General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm. She started her professional career as an investment banker. Eloho holds an MBA from the London Business School and a BSc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.