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Seedstars Head of Academy
Who we are
Seedstars is a global organization with headquarter in Switzerland and a presence in 60+ emerging markets. We are on a mission to impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship. Our initiatives are focused on connecting stakeholders within these ecosystems, building tech companies from scratch and investing in the top entrepreneurs.
About Seedstars Academy
At Seedstars Academy, we provide a paid 6 months educational program for highly motivated and talented fellows from emerging markets and we train them to build together high growth tech companies.
At Seedstars Summit, we reunite the top players interested to connect, build and invest in emerging markets. It is one of the biggest Innovation Forum for emerging markets that takes place across all continents. Connect the dots offline!
About the job
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.
Here what we need:
Tasks include: Coordinating mentors, making sure the courses happen, bringing speakers.
You will have to organize facilitators and experts who will be teaching the bootcamps over the weekend, coordinate with mentors, ensure smooth running of all the courses in the bootcamp, potentially lead a couple of sessions yourself and be able to guide the entrepreneurs in residence when they’re stuck.
Tasks include: Selling more of the academy program, under different formats
Our Entrepreneurs in Residence will be building from the list of MVP/concepts/pilots that we give them and will have bootcamps over the weekend on essential concepts to become entrepreneurs. You will have to sell to corporates the innovation and insights they can learn from supporting these MVPs and giving them the first option to potentially invest in them.
(3) Business support
Task include: making first-level support to startups (must be able to think straight and add value). We need entrepreneurs who have done it before.
The other key responsibilities for this role will be:
Benefits and perks
DON'T BELIEVE US, BELIEVE THEM
"My experience at Seedstars has been an unbelievable eye opener. I have learned an incredible amount on a personal and professional level in a very condensed period of time." - Seedspace global team
"My learning curve has been extremely steep. I'm continuously exposed to new perspectives and cultures: it broadens your mind hugely! If you like challenges, learning, discovery, entrepreneurship, creativity, people and you're not afraid of putting your comfort aside, jump on!" - Seedstars team member Africa
"After my very first event in Sofia, I've realised that I am in the right place at the right time. I have in front of me all the opportunities to develop myself as a professional and as a person. I can't imagine my life without traveling, the Seedstars team & meeting with unbelievable people everyday." - Seedstars team member MENA