Their mission is To help strengthen our accelerator program; we are looking for experienced entrepreneurs who will join  our part-time;  Entrepreneurs-In-Residence program. EiR's will be available to work closely with the startups on a part time basis to ensure the startups quickly attain product market fit and scale fast. An Ideal person for this role is a tech entrepreneur; talented in navigating ambiguity and uncertainty to drive result; have a general knowledge of startup businesses with deep expertise in an area of focus. It is also important that this individual is matured enough to coach and mentor startup founders and cofounders appropriately. We are looking for EiR’s with experience in Engineering, Marketing, Growth Hacking, and Product Design.


An early stage platform that receives applications from across Africa; and works with selected startups through a 16 weeks’ program, which offers advisory, business development, mentorship, back office support and seed investment to ensure startups find product market fit, scale successfully and raise the investment they need.


This role will be focused on managing contents on the website and social media platforms, this includes: producing text and visual contents, scheduling and publishing them on the company’s communications platform and engaging external media personnel when necessary. To succeed at this role, it is important that the candidate is a creative and is good at photography, graphics design and social media management.



Ventures Platform seeks to add to its team an Accelerator Program Manager, who will be the prime interface for the startups, mentors, investors, partners and other service providers. This individual will be responsible for the design, planning, strategy and operations of the accelerator program. The ideal candidate is someone who has experience working with and mentoring startups. And the person must understand the principles of building fast growing startup companies and must have vast networks to leverage on within the tech ecosystem both locally and internationally.


This role is an integral part of Ventures Platform Accelerator team; taking responsibility for aspects of administrative support for the program by ensuring that the program design, delivery and documentation is efficient, effective and adaptive to changing circumstances. An ideal candidate for this role must be highly operational with excellent documentation and administrative skills. It is also important to be a people person who can efficiently manage relationships.


The President will work with the CEO to lead strategy design, set KPIs and metrics and mentor the leaders of the various parts of the organization (i.e. the Accelerator, Co-working business and the Foundation). This role will also include strategic management of resources and all major stakeholders across the organization’s value chain. A good fit for this role is someone who has a work experience as a C-Level executive with an exemplary organization and has evidence of being a true leader and change agent in a corporate environment.

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If any of these roles sounds like you, please do not hesitate to send your CV and cover letter to us via email: on or before the 7th of April, 2017. Should you meet our job requirements, we will get back to you to schedule a job interview. If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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