Brian Laung Aoaeh is a partner at KEC Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund which invests in technology-enabled startups capable of transforming the markets in which they operate.
He holds a BA with a double major in Mathematics and Physics from Connecticut College and an MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is presently a participant in the CFA Program. He is an unpaid columnist for Tekedia, where he writes about startups, investing and entrepreneurship with a focus on the challenges encountered by African startups.
Before his departure for the United States he obtained his primary education at the Bayero University Staff Primary School in Kano, Nigeria. He then studied for the WAEC GCE Ordinary Level at St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary, in Wa, Ghana and for the WAEC GCE Advanced Level at the Presbyterian Boy’s Secondary School in Accra, Ghana.
Brian is a devoted husband and father. He is an ardent supporter of the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Black Stars of Ghana. His Tekedia archives are available here.
Francis Xavier Tuokuu is an eminently talented young man. He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Corporate Social Responsibility and Energy (MSc) at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland in the United Kingdom.
He is a prolific young Ghanaian writer who has over Thirty published articles and over two hundred daily news/reports and stories on various newspapers, websites and magazines across the world including, The Daily Graphic (Ghana’s leading newspaper), The Finder newspaper, The Chronicle Newspaper, The Al-Hajj Newspaper, The True Statesman, The Good Shepherd Newspaper, AllAfrica.com, The Development Analyst Magazine based in East Africa, tekedia.com, myjoyonline.com, ghanaweb.com, ghananewslink.com , inter alia.
He started his basic education at Jilo Primary School, Bimbila in the Northern Region and continued from St. Anthony’s Model Primary, Jirapa in the Upper West Region. Thence, he moved to St. Augustine’s J.H.S, Jirapa where he finished in 2000. Click here for the complete profile.