Africa Venture Capital Fellows

International Fellowships » Funded Fellowships for Africa » Educational Fellowships

The Africa Venture Capital Fellows (AVCF) is an initiative of the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders of Tomorrow (GLT) program aimed at promoting venture capital in Africa by educating and training future venture capitalists and leaders of high-growth and early stage companies based in Africa.

Requirements for participation

Participants will receive an educational stipend to help them with living arrangements, as well as insurance and other benefits.

The minimum requirements for application will be:

  • Citizenship of an African Country
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree preferably from an African university
  • 3-5 years full-time work experience in Africa
  • A fully demonstrated commitment to return to Africa to help start a regional venture fund or join a leading venture capital or private equity firm in the region.

    Contact:

    AVCF Program
    5 Sankore Avenue,
    University of Ibadan,
    Ibadan, Nigeria
    Email: info[at]avcfellows.org

    For further details, and application materials, contact: Africa Venture Capital Fellows

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