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Demi Obayomi
Vice President, Sapphire Ventures
Demi Obayomi
Vice President, Sapphire Ventures
San Francisco, CA

Demi primarily invests in horizontal SaaS and vertical SaaS businesses at Sapphire. He is actively involved with Sapphire’s investments in yellow.aiQualified and Simpplr and has also worked on investments in 6SenseCaptivateIQFloQastGem, and Paradox. Demi has been recognized for his work in the industry, most recently by the Emerging Venture Capitalists Association in its inaugural list of investors charting the industry’s future.

Previously, Demi was a venture capital investor in both San Francisco and New York City where he made investments across stages and in various sectors including B2B software, marketplaces, and healthcare. Prior to his investing career, Demi was a member of the investment banking team at Goldman Sachs.

Demi studied Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with Honors. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and continues to support the university’s ecosystem through various initiatives such as A-Level Capital, an angel investment group he co-founded. Prior to Johns Hopkins, Demi lived in Nigeria and Canada.


Sapphire did not provide compensation to be considered within third-party ranking conducted by EVCA, Dec 2022. Sapphire played no role in the compilation of the third-party analysis. The full extent of the scope of firms and data included in the related surveys or evaluations is unknown.

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