Spring Fellowship

Spring Fellowship

A 4-month accelerator program to co-create the future

Spring Fellowship Application Form

Spring Fellowship is a 4-month accelerator program mentor-driven and backed by global corporate leaders aiming to help African startups to scale. Spring Fellowship will take place in end August in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and will welcome 8 startups coming from all parts of the African continent, and operating across AgTech, FoodTech, MarTech, AdTech and  RetailTech.

To enter the program your startup must be able to solve one of our corporate Innovation Challenges.

Selected teams will be immersed for 4 months in Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire, with industry leaders teams in order to work on an innovative Proof of Concept / Pilot, resulting to a Demo Day in front of VC investors and our partners’ top management.

To access the Application Form for Students please visit http://vc4afri.ca/89j

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Tell us more about you

Please enter a phone number including country code

Select (nearest) African city

About Your Start Up

Please describe your business in one sentence

Max: 10MB.

Upload a company profile deck, presentation etc. - please note that this is strongly encouraged and selection will also strongly rely on pitch materials quality


Founding Team

Can you provide information on each founders (name, title, email, phone number, experience)?

Please follow this example: Emma Snow, Co-founder and COO, emmasnow@mycompany.com, +227000000, 13 years experience on IT Solutions

Your Solution & Competition

Describe in a few words your services/ products or technology

How do you bring innovation into your activity?

Can you please elaborate on your competitors and how they are going to react to your product / solution?

In one sentence, what added value are you bringing to the market vs competitors

Underlying Market

How deep your market is / will be?

Business Model

If yes, please provide us with more information (Size, period, target, what you have learned etc. )

What has your growth curve been like in the last twelve months ?

Spring Fellowship Innovation Challenges

Choose your Innovation Challenges in the list below. You can select up to 2 innovation challenges

If you are specialised in AdTech, MarTech, RetailTech, AgTech, FoodTech and can not see an open innovation challenges relevant but still want
to join the program, apply by choosing the option "Other..."

Describe the fit between your solution and the Innovation Challenges you would like to apply to?

Thank you for your interest in this program. By submitting your application you agree program staff and selection committee are able to review the information you have posted to VC4A.