Source and select the best African startups

Looking to reach out to the African startup community and get the best entrepreneurs to apply to your program, competition or fund?

Launch a campaign via VC4A! Get immediate visibility within our 85.000+ member base across Africa and VC4A’s 10.000+ ventures database. Leverage our channels and partner network as part of a tailored promotion package.

After the deadline for submissions you can use the rating and selection environment to find the applications that best fit your criteria.

Free

PROMOTE YOUR INITIATIVE & SOURCE APPLICATIONS
Your initative listed on VC4A.com
Source applications via custom form (or link to an external form)
Custom promotion page design
Promotion via VC4A channels
Startup selection and personal invitations by VC4A team
Paid Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn campaigns setup by VC4A
Dedicated VC4A contact person
FILTER & SELECT
Dashboard to monitor application funnel and analytics
Export all data anytime
Use 'entry explorer' to add eligible applications to judging groups
Judging groups and assessment tools
Ranking of applicants based on ratings
Easily follow up with promising draft applicants close to deadline
Branded rejection/success messaging to grouped applicants
SHOWCASE & CONNECT
All applicants get access to VC4A's Startup Academy, mentorship marketplace, fundraising tools and more
Showcase cohort on your portfolio page and VC4A blog
Connections to VC4A investor network
Fully tailored online environment for your program (stand-alone website)
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PROMOTE YOUR INITIATIVE & SOURCE APPLICATIONS
Your initative listed on VC4A.com
Source applications via custom form (or link to an external form)
Custom promotion page design
Promotion via VC4A channels
Startup selection and personal invitations by VC4A team
Paid Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn campaigns setup by VC4A
Dedicated VC4A contact person
FILTER & SELECT
Dashboard to monitor application funnel and analytics
Export all data anytime
Use 'entry explorer' to add eligible applications to judging groups
Judging groups and assessment tools
Ranking of applicants based on ratings
Easily follow up with promising draft applicants close to deadline
Branded rejection/success messaging to grouped applicants
SHOWCASE & CONNECT
All applicants get access to VC4A's Startup Academy, mentorship marketplace, fundraising tools and more
Showcase cohort on your portfolio page and VC4A blog
Connections to VC4A investor network
Fully tailored online environment for your program (stand-alone website)
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Why use VC4A tools?

  • Create a promo page for your organization on the VC4Africa platform and launch your programs, events and campaigns.

  • Partners are featured across the VC4Africa platform and open programs are promoted in the community newsletter and across social media.

  • Work with the VC4A team to set up a tailored outreach campaign designed to fit your specific needs.

  • Create a form with our ‘drag and drop’ editor (or link to your existing application form).

  • Monitor applications coming in during the application period.

  • Follow up with draft applicants close to the deadline and when they are selected.

  • Easily filter the applications and add the eligible ones to judging groups.

  • Invite judges to rate the applications based on criteria set by you.

  • See and export an aggregated overview of the results!

  • Entrepreneurs in your program can access a wide-range of learning topics to start, grow and finance a startup

  • Investors and industry experts in the African startup ecosystem share tips and tricks

  • Entrepreneurs will receive a certificate when they successfully complete one of the courses

  • VC4A registered ventures can indicate that they are looking for funding and connect to our investor network.

  • We can introduce your program graduates to the VC4A Investor Network of 1.000+ Africa-focused investors.

  • The VC4A team can support to organize offline and online pitching events building on years of experience.

  • Ready to take your program, competition or fund to the next level? As every partner has its own wishes, the VC4A team is here to support!

  • VC4A has a large network in the African startup space and can help to set up partnerships that will help to achieve your goals.

  • Contact us to learn more about how VC4Africa can boost your efforts or contact us to discuss larger program opportunities.

VC4A and GDPR

VC4A is a data processor when it comes to applications received and processed via the VC4A.com website. VC4A does not process or use the data itself without explicit consent from the user filling in the application, and otherwise only stores the data on behalf of 3rd parties that use the VC4A.com website to receive and process applications. Read the VC4A Privacy Policy