Grow your business

The course on ‘Grow your business’ is aimed at startup founders who are looking to scale their operations when they are getting traction for their product or service.

One module breaks down the different types of business models to consider, and the other module focuses on ways to build traction and grow the customer base.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
• Theoretical breakdowns where concepts are introduced – relevant to the African context.
• Videos of leading business professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, sharing expert advice,
• Quizzes where you’ll be challenged to apply what you have learnt,
• Useful downloadable templates and documents.

About this course

Commitment
3 hours
Language
English
Transcripts
French, Arabic, Somalia
How to pass
View all insights and complete each quiz
Requirements
Log in with VC4A account
Ratings
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Expert insights

The following experts are sharing their insights in this course:

Vusi Thembekwayo
Vusi Thembekwayo
Watermark Afrika Fund
South Africa


Takunda Chingonzoh
Takunda Chingonzoh
Tech Village
Zimbabwe


Rebecca Enonchong
Rebecca Enonchong
AppsTech
Cameroon


Wim van der Beek
Wim van der Beek
Goodwell Investments
South Africa


Anna Samaké
Anna Samaké
MBC Africa
Ghana


Kerushan Govender
Kerushan Govender
BlacFox
South Africa


Aaron Fu
Aaron Fu
MEST
Ghana


Dotun Olowoporoku
Dotun Olowoporoku
Starta Advisory
United Kingdom


Viola Llewellyn
Viola Llewellyn
Ovamba
USA


Fatoumata Ba
Fatoumata Ba
Jumia
Ivory Coast


Stephen Haggard
Stephen Haggard
Eneza Education
UK


Russell Southwood
Russell Southwood
Balancing Act
United Kingdom


Simeon Ononobi
Simeon Ononobi
SimplePay
Nigeria


Kola Aina Founder
Kola Aina Founder
Ventures Platform
Nigeria


Ian Carnevale
Ian Carnevale
Andela
Nigeria


Peter Allerstorfer
Peter Allerstorfer
Silvertree Capital
South Africa


Ike Eze
Ike Eze
Tranzact
Nigeria


Justin Spratt
Justin Spratt
Uber Africa
South Africa


Sylvie Dalode
Sylvie Dalode
Strategic Bridges
France


Oluyomi Ojo
Oluyomi Ojo
Printivo
Nigeria


Jumanne Mtambalike
Jumanne Mtambalike
Sahara Ventures
Tanzania


Lolada Maryam Akinsete
Lolada Maryam Akinsete
Electronic Settlement Ltd
Nigeria


Kelvin Samuel Baidoo
Kelvin Samuel Baidoo
iSpace Foundation
Ghana


Djiba Diallo Diao
Djiba Diallo Diao
Microsoft 4 Afrika
Senegal


Ido Sum
Ido Sum
TLcom Capital
United Kingdom


Chika Uwazie
Chika Uwazie
Talentbase
Nigeria


Daniel Yu
Daniel Yu
Sokowatch
Kenya


Kamal Diaté
Kamal Diaté
Coin Afrique
Senegal


Bankole Oloruntoba
Bankole Oloruntoba
NINe
Nigeria


Anna Ekeledo
Anna Ekeledo
AfriLabs
Nigeria


Benjamin Meltzer
Benjamin Meltzer
Aerobotics
South Africa


Bola Ogidan
Bola Ogidan
Rensource
Nigeria


Marek Zmyslowski
Marek Zmyslowski
Angel Investor
South Africa


Rob Withagen
Rob Withagen
Asoko Insight
United Kingdom


Trevor Kimenye
Trevor Kimenye
Ongair
Kenya

Creators of the course

The theoretical content (intro videos of each module) is produced by:
Ben White

Ben White

VC4A
The Netherlands

Ben White has been venturing in the African technology and media space since 2003. Involved in multiple startups, Ben is also the cofounder of AfriLabs, a pan-African network of innovation hubs, and the African Business Angel Network (ABAN). Ben is on the board of ActivSpaces and in 2007 he founded VC4A.

Andrew Sekandi

Andrew Sekandi

Partner at Sofala Partners
United Kingdom

Andrew Sekandi is a lawyer-turned-consultant who has enjoyed helping investors, companies and entrepreneurs succeed in Africa for over ten years. Andrew was Associate Director at KPMG where he led the Corporate Intelligence team’s Africa practice. With a background in law and risk analysis, he has experience conducting non-financial due diligence and provides market intelligence for investors looking to acquire stakes in African tech companies and other sectors.

Andile Masuku

Andile Masuku

African Tech Roundup
South Africa

Andile Masuku is a Zimbabwean broadcaster and entrepreneur based in Johannesburg, South Africa. He produces and presents a portfolio of popular audio podcasts — including ‘the African Tech Round-up’, as well as developing and executing content strategy and tactical media plays for leading companies.