Shaping the future of Africa’s leading Talent, Today.

CatalyzU vets, trains, & places Africa’s leading non-technical Talent at global startups

Our Programs

CatalyzU x Future Africa

‘How to Startup’ Fellowship

A comprehensive fellowship designed in partnership with Future Africa, ‘How to Startup’ will equip founders, aspiring founders, as well as startup employees with the essential skills, practical insights, and knowledge needed to build scalable businesses in Africa – from those who’ve done it.

CatalyzU Venture Capital Fellowship


A deep dive into the fundamentals of venture capital investing & startup fundraising. The Fellowship prepares candidates to enter or propel their careers as an emergent venture capitalist or to join a leading startup.

CatalyzU Venture Capital Fellowship


A thorough comprehension of the inner workings of the entire venture capital ecosystem – including project based learning with real startups. The end-to-end Fellowship equips graduates to thrive as the next generation of foremost venture leaders in roles such as VC Associates, Principals, or even venture-backed startup founders:

Your Lecturers & Network – Africa’s Best & Brightest

Student Experience

Grace Jerolgan Nganakala

"This is a great opportunity. As a founder and aspiring player in the VC space, I’ve learned a lot from this fellowship, the lectures, assignments and the network have helped me better understand the VC ecosystem and their investment approach. I strongly recommend"

Adesola Adesanya

"As I reflect on my time in CatalyzU’s fellowship, I am incredibly grateful for the professional growth it has facilitated. It has been a rewarding journey filled with knowledge, connections, and inspiration. One of the most significant outcomes of my participation in the fellowship has been the honing of my skills in venture capital. I now feel more confident in my abilities and better equipped to navigate the complexities of this dynamic field."

Kwame Gyamfi

"The Venture Fellowship is highly recommended if you want to understand the dynamics of Africa Venture Capital. In addition to the insights, I had the opportunity to learn from top-notch investors on the continent. The icing on the cake is the Africa-wide alum community I belong to; these young, competent professionals are poised for impact."


Mouhammad Dieng

"Contextualized learning. Amazing trainers. Reactive team. Valuable content."

James van Heerden

"The VC Fellowship was comprehensive and full of incredible people who I was able to learn a lot from and add to my personal network. The CatalyzU team have created a rich learning experience that is a lot of fun to complete."

Richard Omondi Orido

"I'm glad I did the fellowship because I got actionable insights on what it takes to build a successful software business on the continent."

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