Apply for Future of Work in Africa Accelerator Programme

Deadline: 22nd January, 2021

Our accelerator will support entrepreneurs of early-stage ventures building for-profit, market-based solutions across the education, employment, and benefits spectrum that can help young people in Sub-Saharan Africa better prepare for and manage the future of work. Participants can expect our renowned investment readiness curriculum, engagement with mentors and investors, and peer collaboration


Ventures must address youth unemployment through the following: 

  • Innovations like upskilling/reskilling programs
  • Credentialing programs
  • New approaches to apprenticeship or employment matching
  • Financial health for informal workers, and/or
  • Edtech.


Future of Work Africa 2021 will host two cohorts, each cohort will have between 10 and 15 entrepreneurs. We are not sure yet if the program will be in person or virtual. A decision will be made as we approach the workshop dates.


  • Sprint Week: May 3-7
  • Work Week 1: June 2-4
  • Work Week 2: June 29-July 1
  • Work week 3: July 27 – 29
  • Closing Week: Aug 23-27


  • Sprint Week: May 17-21
  • Work Week 1: June 15-17
  • Work Week 2: July 13- 15
  • Work week 3: Aug 10 – 12
  • Closing Week: Sept 13-17


for more information visit the official webpage of Village capital future of work

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