Gen F Entrepreneur Initiative 2024

Deadline: Ongoing | Gen F Entrepreneur Initiative 2024

Join the Gen F Entrepreneur In Residence studio

Turning startup concepts into reality in 12 weeks through our Venture Design Studio and funding to validate your idea.

Gen F is powered by Founders Factory Africa, Founders Factory Africa
powers Gen F one of the continent’s largest and most active,
hands-on investors.

How can Gen F help you build?

  • We give you an experimentation budget and access to experts to test and launch your idea.
  • You’ll then qualify to pitch for up to $250k in further funding to launch it.

Who is Gen F for?

  • Exceptional founders/aspiring entrepreneurs looking to build out and test their ideas, achieve commercial success and create outsized, systemic impact.
  • Outstanding professionals and domain experts looking to make the transition from the corporate environment to entrepreneurship.
  • Founders looking to build tech solutions that solve Africa’s largest problems and catalyse change.
  • Entrepreneurs who have a keen eye for local market gaps and a sharp sense for local problems that they are passionate about solving.

Who qualifies for the Gen F Initiative?

Aspiring founders with the relevant background in building a VC-backable startup. These

could be:

  • Former startup founders who understand what it takes to build startup ideas
  • Domain experts who have a unique insight into the problem they are trying to solve
  • Corporate professionals looking to move into entrepreneurship due to a gap in the market that they have identified
  • Senior operators who have worked in an African startup previously
  • Founders with a well-researched concept solving a deep African problem in a large market
  • Founders who are able to commit full-time to refine and validate their concept for 10-12 weeks, and then move full-time into their startup
  • Ideas with high potential for commercial returns, with embedded impact
  • Founders who are at the earliest stages of building their startup idea (pre-revenue)

For more Information about GEN F Initiative visit the official Website


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