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Talent

Work with Africa's
fastest-growing startups

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TALENT

WORK WITH AFRICA'S FASTEST-GROWING VENTURES

Whether you're looking for your next challenge or planning a major career move, becoming a Venture for Africa Fellow gives you a unique opportunity to gain startup experience and local industry knowledge while contributing to meaningful impact at a leading African startup. 

STARTUPS

GET CONNECTED TO EXPERIENCED NON-TECH TALENT

For companies seeking a sustainable pipeline of quality mid to senior-level talent, becoming a Venture for Africa partner means access to skilled fellows that can hit the ground running, deliver key results, and potentially stay on as full-time team members.

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Supporting fast-growing companies like

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HOW VFA WORKS

Step 1

VFA works with startup partners who are looking to hire mid to senior-level talent across product, finance, data and growth-focused roles.

Step 2

We evaluate the best fit from our talent pool which is made up of skilled local African and global talent who want to transition to working with high-growth startups.

Step 3

We take qualified candidates through our selection process and provide our startup partners with a shortlist of prospective fellow profiles to review and interview top candidates.

Step 4

Successful candidates are given fellowship offers by VFA and matched with a startup partner for 3 months, during which they work on outlined deliverables and receive a monthly stipend.

HEAR FROM PREVIOUS FELLOWS

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How might we forge a connection between startups operating in Africa who need talent more than ever, and skilled individuals around the world looking for the right opportunity to devote their passion, skills and time - right now? 

Tobi Lafinhan | Co-Founder, Venture for Africa

GET STARTED!

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FELLOWS

Find your dream role

Access opportunities at Africa’s leading tech startups, work on real projects and immerse yourself in the ecosystem. 

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PARTNERS

Access top talent

Fill gaps in your team and set your company up for growth. Evaluate fellows before hiring to ensure they're the right fit.