Appo Agbamu

Appo Agbamu

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Appo Agbamu, CFA is the Founder of Ahrvo Trading Systems, Ahrvo Technologies, Ahrvo Comply, and Ahrvo Investing Clubs. Through Ahrvo, Appo empowers organizations to streamline client and business onboarding through user-friendly compliance solutions powered by facial biometrics, artificial intelligence, geospatial, and blockchain technology. Prior to founding Ahrvo, he was a former Associate Portfolio Manager at Bank of America where he co-managed more than $2 billion in assets and led Industrial and Diversified REITREIT analyst, a $200 million strategy. Throughout his career, Agbamu has built dozens of financial/valuation models from scratch.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Appo Agbamu is also an experienced coder focusing on artificial intelligence and machine learning applications for portfolio construction and management.

  • During his time at UMD, he held several investing and finance-related internships.

  • Appo also received national acclaim for two economic and stock market-related research projects.

  • While serving as an Economic Research Analyst at UMD, Appo received national recognition for econometrics research on the Great Recession.

  • Ahrvo Trading Systems makes blockchain-based reporting/trading software for buy-side and sell-side entities.

  • Ahrvo Technologies develops and markets KYC/KYB/KYT/AML solutions to brokerages, VASPs, and digital banks.

  • Ahrvo Investing Clubs offers app-based investment software developed for investment clubs and retail investors.

Appo Agbamu’s Accomplishments

  • Minneapolis Federal Reserve Essay Finalist 2011

  • NSIC All-Academic Team Fall 2013

  • NSIC All-Academic Team Spring 2014

  • Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute

  • Double Major in Accounting & Economics, UMD