Ade is a seasoned investment, operations and finance executive with a multitude of experience with startup and growth companies. Most recently, she has advised several startup and growth companies on improving operations processes and new market strategies.
After completing her MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance at Columbia Business School, Ade pursued a career in Venture Capital and Investment Banking. As a principal at East River Ventures, she led many early stage investments and worked with portfolio companies, often stepping into different management roles. As a VP in banking, she originated and completed various equity and debt transactions and restructurings.
Early in her career, after graduating from Dartmouth College, she was a member of an Institutional Investor ranked Latin American research team at Bear Stearns and ING Barings.
She resides in Coconut Grove, FL and is a dedicated mother of four.