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Spend a week immersed in a tech start-up in Zimbabwe

at The Baobab Network in Harare

About the Job

The Baobab Network is an organisation with a fresh outlook on social and economic development. We offer world class strategy consulting services to high potential, socially focused start-up companies in Sub Saharan Africa.
The businesses we work with are all for profit, and we believe that if they scale and secure investment, they can go on to have incredible impact on their customers and in their markets.

We work with entrepreneurs that are using new technology and innovation to solve problems in the region that have been around for years.
We recruit top tier professionals that have worked in consulting, impact investing, finance, tech or big business and place them into high potential start-up companies for short term strategy projects periods. Our one week engagements offer a unique way to gain challenging first hand emerging markets experience whilst supporting exciting, tech enabled start-up companies who are desperately in need of strategic support.

Our teams then deliver vital strategy work that helps companies scale and crucially, become more attractive partners, clients and investors active in the region.

Upcoming Programmes:
Innovation in Zimbabwe: 1st – 5th April 2019

One week programme cost: £1,850 (GBP)
This fee includes your accommodation, business visa, travel in country and breakfast.
You’ll need to arrange your own flights and travel insurance for the trip. Please note this is a programme fee to be paid to The Baobab Network, this is not a salaried role.
For more information or to get in touch with the team, please visit
Good luck!


2+ Years in finance, impact investing, venture capital, PE or big business.
A flair for entrepreneurship
A passion for private sector development in Sub Saharan Africa

To apply

The Baobab Network

The Baobab Network is a tech accelerator focused on early stage start-ups in Sub Saharan Africa. We invest $25k into 20+ start-ups every year, focusing on healthcare, fintech, energy, food & water security and education. Since we launched in 2016, we've worked with start-ups from Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, DRC, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. We also have a growing market insights business, selling subscriptions to corporates around the world that want to learn more about Africa's tech ecosystem. Our clients include Accenture, L'Oréal, What If Innovation, Johnson & Johnson and Engie.