We're building the most powerful growth engine for African startups & their founders.
Founders Factory Africa (FFA) is unlike any place else you've ever worked. We are venture builders dedicated to solving some of Africa's biggest challenges & capitalizing on it's incredible potential by leveraging market & tech opportunities. Over the next five years, we'll build 40 businesses from scratch & scale 100 existing growth-stage ventures through our venture development programs. Backed by leading corporates, such as Standard Bank - the continent's largest bank - we have access to their vast resources, infrastructure, & expertise & will bring those to bear for all our ventures & entrepreneurs. Starting with FinTech & HealthTech, FFA will expand our focus as we grow, adding other sectors that include retail, transportation, energy, & education.
Our goals are audacious, & we want to work with people who share our passion for pursuing transformation at scale. We believe that good ideas can come from anywhere - not just the top - & we love to build our way out of uncertainty. At FFA, you will work with & meet outstanding & diverse talent from across the continent & help us build a collaborative, inclusive, & supportive network. You will work faster (and learn faster) than you ever have before.
With offices in Johannesburg & London, we are building an ambitious, talented, & passionate team, ensuring that Founders Factory Africa is the continent's best partner for founders.
We are looking to hire a Venture Sourcing Lead to support our efforts in sourcing & qualifying early stage startups in Africa. The successful candidate will lead our ecosystem engagement with the goal to identify & evaluate new investment opportunities in the Fintech and/or Health sector.
The candidate will need to have a good understanding of technology & business models, preferably have networks & exposure to the world of Fintech and/or Health products. Having a broad network of early stage entrepreneurs (pre-series A) will give you a competitive advantage in this role.