VC4A Mentor-Driven Capital Program Nigeria 2022

VC4A Mentor-Driven Capital Program Nigeria 2022

Deadline: March 23, 2022

Are you an established business professional, entrepreneur, or investor with some time on your hands? Do you want to play a bigger role and make a tangible difference in Nigeria’s exciting startup ecosystem? Apply now for the Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) Mentor-Driven Capital Program Nigeria 2022.

The goal of this program is to boost your ability as a high-powered mentor through the Mentor-Driven Capital framework they have developed. You and the selected fellow business leaders will receive expert guidance, training, and hands-on support around mentoring, and join interactive sessions on topics like corporate partnership building and angel investing.

The program is open to a maximum of 20 aspiring business mentors in Nigeria, or to those who have strong ties with – and interest in – Nigeria. The only thing you need to invest during the approximately 4-month program is your valuable time, knowledge, and network!


  • Mentor-Driven Capital Bootcamps spread across different sessions covering amongst others:
    • Introduction to Mentor-Driven Capital
    • Mentoring a promising startup
    • Thinking/Acting like an Angel Investor
    • .. and different other topics
  • You also get access to:
    • Group mentor reflections
    • Mentorship guide and online training materials
    • Resident experts on corporate matchmaking & investment readiness
    • Promising startup companies looking for angel investment
  • In addition:
    • A profile on VC4A website for networking and sourcing opportunities
    • VC4A Mentorship Marketplace membership to mentor others
  • Last but not least: Complimentary access to the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit 2022!


  • You are based in Nigeria or closely affiliated with the country;
  • Senior business professional with multiple years of experience;
  • Corporate, financial or entrepreneurial background;
  • Interested in the startup ecosystem and keen to support startup companies;
  • Can spend 4 hours a month mentoring a startup entrepreneur;
  • Potentially already active as angel investor, and want to improve mentor skills;
  • Potentially already active as mentor, and want to become an angel investor;
  • Willing and able to join the 6 (online) bootcamp sessions between April and July (exact dates TBD).


Submit a complete application by March 23, 2022 if you are interested in this program. Shortlisted candidates will be followed up with separately.

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For more information, visit VC4A.