Microtraction Scout Program 2019

Microtraction Scout Program 2019

Deadline: August 7, 2019

Call for applications are open for the Microtraction Scout Program 2019. The program is an initiative that empowers venture-backed founders and operators to identify and invest in high potential startups across the African continent. A Microtraction Scout is someone who will identify startups in their own local ecosystem, invest and support those companies with Microtraction’s financial & business capital.

Microtraction was founded in 2017 to be the most accessible and preferred source of pre-seed funding for remarkable African technology entrepreneurs building companies and products that solve important challenges being faced on the continent.


The following are benefits of being a Microtraction Scout:

  • Network :  Direct exposure and access to Microtraction’s high-quality network of investors, founders, advisors, operators, and business partners
  • Personal Growth:  Great opportunity to build meaningful relationships and learn more about angel investing and its processes in emerging markets
  • Personal Brand : Speaking opportunities at events, scout website portal, and publicity through our channels
  • Fulfillment : A sense of fulfillment of being part of a company that is focused on improving the economy of the African continent
  • Carry : Carried interest on the deals shared and made.


Open to individuals that

  • Can be ambassadors of Microtraction in their local ecosystem
  • Agree, understands and is willing to support Microtraction’s goal, mission and thesis
  • Are people-friendly, supportive, humble and empathetic
  • Have a great eye for spotting high-trajectory individuals and high-growth companies
  • Are well connected and deeply understands their local community/market


They’re open-minded about your background; however, it would be brilliant if you have had some experience in at least one of the following fields:

  • Software Engineering
  • Product Design and Branding
  • Startup Operations
  • Community Building
  • Journalism and PR
  • Growth Hacking


Click here to apply

For more information, visit Microtraction Scout Program.