Osarumen Osamuyi has a background in media – covering Africa’s startup ecosystems as a reporter and analyst at TechCabal, and in electronic. Osarumen, won West Africa’s first Virtual Reality Hackathon in November 2016.
He is a writer and investment analyst based in Lagos, Nigeria. He works as the Head, Investment and Research at Ventures Platform, a pan-African early-stage tech VC firm.
In addition to his work at Ventures Platform – developing investment theses, supporting investment decisions, advising portfolio companies – Osamuyi is the author of The Subtext and serves as a mentor at the Google Launchpad Africa Accelerator. He is passionate about investing, innovation in emerging markets, immersive computing, philosophy, and rationality. Follow him on Twitter/Instagram @skweird
Osarumen Osamuyi will be anchoring the Panel on Arts, Culture x Tech at #StartupSouth4 in Owerri. The panel has other members that include Kelechi Amadi-Obi (Ace Photographer), Judith Okonkwo (Founder of Imisi 3D), Ojoma Ochai (Art Director at British Council), Joel Benson (Ace Multimedia and Visual Creator) and Christian Felder (German’s top Immersive Content Creator)
The Panelists will xray the emerging Virtual and Augumented Reality landscape, spotlighting cultural intersections and opportunities for Startups and creative professionals.