VFA FELLOWSHIP

For talent looking for a next challenge or planning major career moves, becoming a Venture for Africa Fellow provides a unique opportunity to gain startup experience and local industry knowledge while contributing to meaningful impact at a leading African startup. 

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TAKE THE LEAP

 

Q3 2021 FELLOWSHIPS

*All fellowships are available remotely except where otherwise stated

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Business Development / Diool

Cameroon | Fintech | Recently raised $3.5m in funding

Diool is a platform that helps merchants sell their products, accept payments from their customers and repay their suppliers easily. The company is shaping the digital platform to facilitate payments processes for all types of merchants by combining mobile distribution and transactions between businesses.

Diool has great ambitions in terms of user acquisition and aspires to rapidly accelerate its expansion this year. The startup is looking for an individual with experience in business development and sales to help meet its customer acquisition and revenue growth targets.

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Product Analyst, Data Science / Sokowatch

Kenya | Supply Chain Management | Recently raised $14M in a Series A round

Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small merchants to the digital economy, it fixes inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses.

Sokowatch is seeking an entrepreneurial young professional who can combine best practices from the product development field with data visualization and SQL skills to assist in developing its business analytics capabilities.

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Product Management / Carbon

Nigeria | Fintech | Backed by $15.8M in VC funding

Carbon empowers individuals with access to credit, simple payments solutions, high-yield investment opportunities and easy-to-use tools for personal financial management.

Carbon is looking for an individual with background and skills in product management who is passionate about building products.

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Product Management / Diool

Cameroon | Fintech | Recently raised $3.5m in funding

Diool is a platform that helps merchants sell their products, accept payments from their customers and repay their suppliers easily. The company is shaping the digital platform to facilitate payments processes for all types of merchants by combining mobile distribution and transactions between businesses.

Diool is looking for an individual with the background and skills as a product owner or business analyst who is passionate about building products.

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Strategic Finance / Kibanda Topup

Kenya | Food supply chain

Across Africa, over 600 million people eat from largely informal, small, and medium restaurants every single day. These restaurants have an extremely hard time accessing inventory and financial services, Kibanda Topup helps them with both. We are a venture-backed technology company operating in Kenya and Nigeria.

Kibanda TopUp is looking for an exceptional strategic thinker and finance expert that can come in to help unlock the potential within Africa’s food supply chain.

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UX/UI Design / Diool

Cameroon | Fintech | Recently raised $3.5m in funding

Diool is a platform that helps merchants sell their products, accept payments from their customers and repay their suppliers easily. The company is shaping the digital platform to facilitate payments processes for all types of merchants by combining mobile distribution and transactions between businesses.

Diool is looking for an experienced and creative UI/UX Designer to work with its team. You'll be the point person, discussing user stories, designing user experience and interactions with its product in a way that solves the problems outlined in the smoothest and sleekest possible ways.