APPLY TO JOIN THE UPCOMING AFRICAN ANGEL ACADEMY COHORT

Learn about the angel investing process from an African perspective. Network with other experienced professionals or new angels for co-investment opportunities. Meet promising startups. Access advice from Africa’s top investors and experts.

 The August cohort of the African Angel Academy will bring together up to 100 highly experienced African professionals, committed to investing in local startup ecosystems. 

This highly interactive programme allows you to work through the online content at your own pace, while joining in weekly live sessions featuring expert guest speakers from across the African investment ecosystem. Live sessions present excellent opportunities to form connections with other participants and draw on the first-hand experience of the cohort and expert contributors.

Applications are open to aspiring or active African emerging angel investors.
• 13-week programme
• Presented entirely online, via a self-paced online course & live Zoom sessions
• Cohort starts 1 August 2022
• +/- 2 hours time commitment per week
• Applying from Rwanda, Uganda and Ghana? You qualify for a fully sponsored place on the programme, as well as expert mentorship for new angel groups.
• Applying from another African country? On acceptance of your application, you will be required to pay $1100 up-front to confirm your place on the programme.

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME


The African Angel Academy, in partnership with the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF), is offering up to 100 emerging angel investors the opportunity to learn and network through this fully virtual programme, from August to October 2022.

60 of these places are reserved for angels from our 3 target countries, Ghana, Rwanda and Uganda, and their places will be fully sponsored by DGGF. This programme is being implemented by Viridian, ViKtoria Ventures and ABAN, consortium partners of the AAA.

This 13-week journey will comprise of:

 12-MODULE SELF-PACED ONLINE COURSE
& BI-WEEKLY LIVE INVESTOR Q&A’S

Learn how to confidently source and make a deal, form an angel group or syndicate, and manage your portfolio. Learn more about the course here >

 EXPERT MASTERCLASSES
& NETWORKING

Masterclasses on key topics with investors from across the ecosystem. Networking events with the full cohort of new angels for collaboration and co-investment opportunities.

STARTUP SHOWCASES

Meet promising startups from Ghana, Rwanda and Uganda towards
the end of the programme.

 JOIN A GROWING ALUMNI COMMUNITY

Join the African Angel Academy alumni community (300+ angels from 12 countries) to access further learning events, networking opportunities and dealflow.

 NEW ANGEL GROUP MENTORSHIP

Participants from Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda who are establishing a new angel group can apply for mentorship from an experienced network lead.

UPCOMING 

PROGRAMME

DATES

13 WEEKS

STARTS 1 AUGUST 2022

INFORMATION

SESSION

6 JULY – 5PM 

GMT +2

APPLICATIONS

CLOSE: 8 JULY

2022

UPCOMING PROGRAMME DATES

13 WEEKS

STARTS 1 AUGUST 2022

INFORMATION SESSION

6 JULY – 5PM GMT+2

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:

8 JULY 2022

THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR YOU IF YOU:

Are already investing in startups or would like to start investing, in your personal capacity or as a group.

Have capital to invest in the next 6 months, and significant professional experience (10+ years) to add value to startups.

Are looking to meet like-minded individuals to either join or form a local angel group or syndicate.

Want to be a catalyst for growth for our local entrepreneurial ecosystems.

FOR ANGELS, BY ANGELS

The programme features experienced angel investors from across the African continent and they share their first-hand experience on sourcing, making, managing and exiting investments in Africa. These experts are featured in the online course’s video modules, and in live masterclasses as part of the cohort programmes.

Abu Cassim
David van Dijk
Aunnie Patton-Power
Astou Dia
Michelle Matthews
Tomi Davies
Tarek el kady

ABOUT THE DUTCH GOOD GROWTH FUND (DGGF)

This programme cohort is supported by the Dutch Good Growth Fund’s (DGGF) Seed Capital and Business Development facility (SC&BD).
DGGF’s Seed Capital and Business Development (SC&BD) is working with AAA to train new and aspiring angel investors and build stronger business angel networks across the continent over the next three years; to result in a greater volume of angel investments and a more conducive early-stage finance sector for African entrepreneurs.
This partnership with the SC&BD enables the African Angel Academy to launch in Ghana, Uganda, and Rwanda. It also enables emerging angel investors from other African countries to participate in a cohort programme at a reduced cost.