co-Founder + Managing Partner, 645 ventures
Nnamdi Okike is a venture capitalist with a track record of investing in leading software and Internet companies. Nnamdi is driven by a desire to help entrepreneurs build industry-leading companies by balancing entrepreneurial vision and creativity with strong business fundamentals and rigorous preparation.
Nnamdi is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of 645 Ventures, a seed-stage firm that applies an institutional model to investing in early-stage companies, leveraging advanced proprietary software. He oversees the firm’s investment strategy and has invested in companies such as ALICE (acquired by Expedia), MM.LaFleur, Overtime, and LeagueApps.
Nnamdi previously spent eight years at Insight Venture Partners, a $13 billion venture fund, where he invested in eighteen companies and had nine exits, with exit value exceeding $5 billion. Exits included Mimecast (IPO; $1B+ market cap), Despegar (IPO, $2B market cap), Privalia (acquired for 500 million Euros), Folhamatic (acquired for $300 million), Photobox (acquired for 400 million GBP), Hitwise (acquired for $240 million), DivX Networks (IPO), and Astaro (acquired by Sophos).
Nnamdi received his BA, JD, and MBA, all with honors from Harvard University. He serves on the Board of the New York Roadrunners, and is a member of the Chairman’s Circle at Jazz at Lincoln Center.