SEEDSTARS IC SA
SEEDSTARS ACADEMY FELLOW
Who are we?
Seedstars is a global organisation with headquarter in Switzerland and a local presences in 60+ emerging markets. We connect stakeholders within these ecosystems, build companies from scratch with our public and private partners and invest in the top entrepreneurs. Through our different activities of startup scouting, company building and acceleration programs we now have access to 1’500+ entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, corporates and government officials.
At Seedstars Academy, we provide a 6 months educational program for highly motivated and talented fellows from emerging markets and we train them while they are being paid to build together high growth tech companies. The program has been first launched in Nigeria in 2016, with focus on Fintech ventures, and will be scaled across 15 countries in the following year. In Ivory Coast, we will be launching ventures in Edtech, solving critical education issues through technology and entrepreneurship.
More about the program
Seedstars Academy is where tech-driven young achievers become entrepreneurs and learn the skills of the future. All of this while being paid to learn from successful mentors & investors and working on exciting tech startups solving big issues in emerging markets.
Candidates that make it through our screening process are invited to participate in a free, 2 day bootcamp led by Seedstars network mentors & partners.
You will have the opportunity to work on multiple startups and MVPs (from websites to apps) in a multidisciplinary team, and to assimilate the theoretical concepts that will be introduced in parallel with the help of the teaching team, which consists of experienced entrepreneurs.
Once you are done with the program, you can either continue developing the venture you have been working on, join another
Seedstars ventures or continue working on other ventures.
For more information about the program refer to: Seedstars Academy Website
Learn by doing
Selective learning program to work with tech startups and cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs who will learn company-building & growth hacking techniques on a global scale.
Get paid to learn
Receive a base compensation to cover your expenses for the duration of the program.
Get free world class education
We hand pick top-quality mentors from all over the world with experience in relevant industries so that you get the best out of them. They are directors of accelerators, successful entrepreneurs or investors.
Boost your employability
Fellows are expanding their network and leveraging our global community either to launch their own companies later on, continue in the companies they interned at or join another organisation
Official start date: Early April 2017, To be announced
Clear entrepreneurial mindset and strong drive to start your own venture in the future
Passion for tech
Minimum of 2 years working experience
Very strong problem solving skills
Attention to details (at the question « Please describe who you are in a tweet » start your answer with the word « kiskil »)
Fluency in English is prefered, but French is also accepted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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