Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is a pan-African firm that invests in revolutionary early-stage ventures, supporting founders at the ideation stage to those in the process of raising a Seed round.
We are currently seeking candidates to fill the following positions:
Company: Founders Factory Africa (FFA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Role Summary: Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is seeking an Investment Associate to assist in sourcing and qualifying early-stage startups in Africa. The role involves engaging with the African tech ecosystem, identifying promising startups, and supporting the investment process. The ideal candidate should have a strong understanding of technology and business models, along with existing networks in the African startup ecosystem.
- Sourcing new investment opportunities and leading ecosystem engagement efforts:
- Develop and maintain a partnership referral network within the African Tech ecosystem.
- Conduct market analysis and stay updated on sector trends and market performance.
- Source, identify, and evaluate new investment opportunities (startups and founders).
- Attend, participate in, and host industry events to promote FFA venture programs.
- Screening, Qualifying, and presenting opportunities at the Investment Committee:
- Support the pre-due diligence process, including initial screening, qualification, and internal stakeholder communication.
- Conduct thorough opportunity assessments, including market and competitor analysis, technical due diligence, and financial model review.
- Prepare documentation to present new investment opportunities internally and to the Investment Committee.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar venture capital fund and a total of 3 years of work experience.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build a network within the African tech ecosystem.
- Analytical mindset with the capability to understand different concepts and business models.
- Proficiency in Excel and data manipulation for building financial models.
- Extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for technology and startups.
- Self-starter with excellent prioritization and execution skills.
Application Closing Date: Not Specified.
How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply