Dream VC, Africa’s foremost venture capital talent network is announcing the commencement of applications for the 2023 cohort of its flagship VC accelerator program.
Founded in 2021, Dream VC has trained more than 80 African and Africa-focused investment professionals in 3 successive cohorts, many of whom are currently leading and operating in different investment roles for leading African venture and tech firms.
In the last 6 years, African technology companies have raised more than $15 billion from angel investors, institutional venture investors, and development funders.
The astounding growth of the venture market in Africa has deservedly put the highlight on the continent which continued to grow in 2022 despite a global decline in venture funding to startups.
While a significant portion of the capital raised is foreign, local funds are deepening their participation in Africa’s burgeoning venture ecosystem and becoming critical players in the stability of the ecosystem.
Dream VC’s carefully curated investor-talent accelerator programs are dedicated to training the next generation of African-focused investors to fill this much-needed gap. “Launch into VC” and “Investor Accelerator” are Dream VC’s flagship annual and remotely delivered venture capital fellowship programs that provide the ideal launchpad for all aspiring and current investors to learn and sharpen the skills needed to successfully seek, invest in and support African technology businesses.
We strongly believe in the potential of African talent, and our programs will help prepare these future leaders who will join VCs, launch ESOs, become angels, venture builders, and even entrepreneurs” said Cindy Ai, Co-Founder at Dream VC.
Applications for the 2023 cohort for “Launch into VC (LIVC)” and “Investor Accelerator” programs close on the 16th of April 2023.
Both programs will run in Summer and Autumn. Launch into VC runs for 3 months from June to Late August.
The Investor Accelerator program commences in June and runs until October. A total of 5 months.
To apply or for more information visit the website.
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