WHO WE WORK WITH
Meet the startups partnering with Venture for Africa for our first remote fellowship cohort:
Sokowatch is a logistics provider and fintech startup in East Africa that enables small merchants to order inventory and receive it in the same day. They also enable merchants to purchase on credit.
Turaco offers affordable micro-insurance for underserved customers in Kenya and Uganda. For as low as $2 / month, customers can get protection against health-related financial shocks.
OkHi is a KYC and digital addressing system which enables businesses - from delivery services to emergency responders - to more easily and accurately locate individuals without the need to call them or use landmark-based directions
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
VFA offers regular fellowship programs designed to help startups effectively fill talent gaps. Startups who work with us are carefully vetted and fully committed to bringing in the best talent to drive the ecosystem forward. Our partners are:
CO-CREATORS OF THE VFA EXPERIENCE
Startups work with the VFA team from the start to co-develop a bespoke experience for each cohort. They provide real projects for fellows to work on, in their function of interest, and commit to reviewing fellows' work, providing feedback and mentoring them throughout their journey.
ACTIVELY HIRING FOR KEY ROLES
As some of the fastest-growing on the continent, startups that work with VFA are actively sourcing talent to fill key roles on the continent, across functions. They commit to interviewing candidates who complete VFA fellowship programs.