Empowering the Next Generation

Dream VC, Africa's leading venture capital institute and investor accelerator, announces the launch of applications for its highly anticipated 2024 cohorts of African-focused Venture Capital training programs. With a track record of nurturing over 170 investment professionals, Dream VC continues its mission to cultivate Africa's investment talent.

A Legacy of Excellence

Since its inception in 2021, Dream VC has empowered numerous African and Africa-focused investment professionals through its immersive fellowship programs. Alumni from five successive cohorts are now making significant contributions across 65 African investment firms, shaping the future of venture capital on the continent.

Unparalleled Learning Experience

The annual remote venture capital fellowship programs serve as a springboard for aspiring and current investors to thrive in the African venture space. With a comprehensive curriculum, practical training, and exposure to top-tier investors, Dream VC offers a transformative learning experience for both junior enthusiasts and seasoned professionals.

Alumni Testimonials Speak Volumes

Cinderella Alinaitwe, an Investment Analyst at Pearl Capital Partners and a Dream VC alumna, highlights the program's impact on her venture capital journey. She emphasizes the invaluable experience gained through hands-on training, due diligence exercises, and industry networking opportunities.

Expert Insights and Mentorship

Dream VC's distinguished guest lecturers, including leading African General Partners and startup founders, enrich the learning experience with their insights and expertise. With over 100 guest lectures to date, the program provides unparalleled access to industry luminaries.

Tailored Training Programs

Dream VC offers two flagship venture capital fellowship programs for the 2024 cohort: the "Investor Accelerator" and "Launch into VC" programs. Both programs are delivered remotely, providing participants with flexibility and accessibility.

Introducing the "Launch Into Venture Capital" Program

Designed for junior professionals and graduates aspiring for entry-level roles in VC and investment firms, this program offers a comprehensive boot camp format focusing on skills-based training. Covering key areas such as due diligence and post-investment support, the program equips participants with essential knowledge and tools to excel in the venture capital landscape.

The 2024 “Launch Into Venture Capital” Program

  • Target Audience: Junior professionals and graduates aiming for entry-level roles (interns, analysts, associates) in VC and investment firms.
  • Structure: Boot camp format with a focus on skills-based training.
  • Focus Areas: Crash course in VC covering due screening, analysis, due diligence, post-investment value add, and startup support.
  • Duration: 4-month program running from June to September.
  • Price: $1500
  • Closing date: Thursday, April 14, 2024

The 2024 “Investor Accelerator” Program

  • Target Audience: Mid to advanced-stage career professionals ready to begin investment activities post-program.
  • Content: Over 800 hours of on-demand content with weekly lessons covering skill-building, theory, fundamentals, venture capital, and angel investing.
  • Topics Covered: Includes VC 101, Fund Launch, and VC Career Development.
  • Format: Immersive program with practical deal review, weekly tasks, and investment committee simulations.
  • Duration: 4-month program running from June to October.
  • Cost: $5000.
  • Closing date: Thursday, April 14, 2024

Apply now and embark on a transformative journey with Dream VC.