Seedstars is a global organisation with headquarter in Switzerland and a local presences in 60+ emerging markets.
We connect stakeholders within these ecosystems, build companies from scratch with our public and private partners and invest in the top entrepreneurs. Through our different activities of startup scouting, company building and acceleration programs we now have access to 1’500+ entrepreneurs, investors, incubators, corporates and government officials.
It’s very important to us that the candidates share our conviction of bootstrapping and love of the web/tech world, you should have an intuitive feel for what works and what doesn’t online! Keep it simple and keep it lean is our mission so we are not flexible when it comes to cultural fit.
We started the Seedstars Academy because we wanted to impact people's lives and give them the skills to become entrepreneurs. We are in need of talented & hungry change makers who want to change the world.
About the program
Seedstars Academy is where tech-driven young achievers become entrepreneurs and learn the skills of the future.
Consider applying to the Seedstars Academy, a 6-month paid opportunity to become a tech entrepreneur while learning from successful mentors & investors and practicing on exciting MVPs
Candidates that make it through our screening process are invited to participate in a free, 2 day bootcamp led by Seedstars network mentors & partners. After the bootcamp and if you are selected, you will be invited to join the paid program.
The program lasts 24 weeks in Lagos, Nigeria. It starts with a 12 weeks fully-immersive program. After that, you will have 12 weeks of hands-on experience to gain a practical and concrete vision of a tech startup by experimenting, launching or building MVPs.
You will have the opportunity to work on multiple MVPs (from websites to apps) in a multidisciplinary team, and to assimilate the theoretical concepts that will be introduced in parallel with the help of the teaching team, which consists of investors, founders and professionals from major international startups.
Once you are done with the program, we place the best candidates in one of our companies. As such, we'll provide you with an offer to hire you full-time right after the program to continue working on successful MVPs, Seedstars ventures or have you join a Seedstars family.
LEARN BY DOING Selective learning program to work with tech startups and cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs who will learn company-building & growth hacking techniques on a global scale.
GET PAID Receive a competitive compensation while learning to become a tech entrepreneur!
FREE WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION We hand pick top-quality mentors from all over the world with experience in relevant industries so that you get the best out of them. They are directors of accelerators, successful entrepreneurs or investors.
BOOST YOUR EMPLOYABILITY Fellows are expanding their network and leveraging our global community either to launch their own companies later on, continue in the companies they interned at or join another organisation
What follows is only for the strongest and most motivated ones ! Our selection process is really though - only the top 1% will make it. Give it your whole, or don't even start it.
Recruitment schedule for Seedstars Academy
Application deadline: 25th May, 2016
Aptitude tests (online): Until 27th May, 2016
Selling Challenge: 28th June, 2016 - 4th June, 2016
Selection Bootcamp: 11th June, 2016 - 12th June, 2016
Official start date: June 20th, 2016
What do you get?
What we are looking for
We would be happy to get to know you, please apply here and let's talk. To apply, visit Seed Stars Career Page