Osa Aihie

Osa Aihie CEO

Blackice Group

Osaaihiebiz@gmail.com

Graduating Class: 2019

Industry: Business Management & Administration, Finance, Marketing, Sales & Service, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

BIO

Osa serves as the CEO of the Blackice Group, a firm that specializes in scaling venture-backed startups and iconic brands. In his position, he oversees the growth strategy for clientele and strategic investments made through the venture arm of the company. Osa enjoys leveraging his unique skill set to increase operational efficiency, develop systematic approaches, and achieve revenue growth for his clients.

Prior to Black Ice Media, Osa was the COO at Growthexpertz. An agency that worked as interim CMOs for early-stage startups — companies that had raised either a seed round or series A. During his time, Osa launched companies for corporate innovation groups such as +1Labs (Match Group) and BBVA.

His favorite forms of service are rooted in economic empowerment and development. Osa co-chairs Capital Studio, an organization that helps underrepresented entrepreneurs gain access to public and private capital. He also conducts angel investments across Africa through the Africa Equity Group.

EDUCATION

University of Denver ’16

Bachelors of Arts,

Major: Finance

Minor: Information Analytics and Legal Studies

WORK EXPERIENCE

Chief Executive Officer — Blackice Group

Chief Operating Officer — GrowthExpertz

Business Advisory Coach — Colorado Enterprise Fund

Managing Director — Africa Equity Group

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