This 3-month, full-time remote fellowship enables talented individuals from anywhere in the world to dive into work with high-growth startups in Kenya who are busier than ever amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Applications are closed, but you can share your profile below to get notified when a new cohort opens up.


2020 VFA Fellow, Sokowatch

Wanjiku is a problem solver with skills in financial and economic modelling, market research, regulatory economics and market sizing.

2020 VFA Fellow, Sokowatch

Angelina is an IT professional and entrepreneur with over 8 years experience providing support to technology users and consulting for small businesses looking to leverage on IT for growth and sustainability.

2020 VFA Fellow, Turaco

Olivia is an integrated marketing communication expert with over 20 years experience in the field. During this time, she has taken on many roles including creative director, senior copywriter, BD Manager and General Manager.

2020 VFA Fellow, Turaco

Robert is a full stack web developer with expertise particularly in the Kenyan edtech space. He has 5 years experience in the field working as a CTO, network engineer and remote backend developer.

2020 VFA Fellow, Sokowatch

Nabila is an MBA student at the Columbia Business School with a penchant for data analytics and software engineering.




Venture for Africa is accelerating the economic growth and technological innovation in Africa by mobilising the next generation of startup talent and equipping them with the experiences and context they need to meaningfully contribute to elevating businesses and livelihoods in Africa.

We'll be launching fellowships on a regular basis, so let us know why you want to be a VFA fellow by joining the waitlist below, and we'll let you know when we have a new role that fits your profile



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