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)
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Tags:Investment Associate

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Candidate Profile:

  • 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