Job Opportunities

1.     Startup Founder | Full Stack Software Developer

About the job

Are you a full-stack software developer with excellent programming skills, strong problem-solving abilities, a strong leadership track record, and a passion for developing/improving tech solutions utilizing cutting-edge technologies? And are you looking to build your next tech venture from scratch?  If so, we would like to hear from you!

Antler, is a startup generator and an early-stage VC. Our six-month program brings together experienced and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds to build strong teams and launch their own companies to seed round. We are present in 14 locations worldwide, we have supported 2000+ founders through our program, invested in 400+ startups, and received over 50,000+ applications.

We are looking for a senior experienced full stack developer to join our upcoming cohort to build the next disruptive African tech venture, from scratch, where you will play an instrumental role as a co-founder/CTO. You will mainly be responsible for the tech/product side of the business. In addition to the core skills, you will need to have the ability to

 

  • Serve as a product evangelist & subject matter expert to the technical/developer community
  • Ensure Knowledge Transfer and handoff to support teams
  • Experience leading a team of developers and technical product managers and maintaining an organized oversight of specific product delivery schedules to ensure the proper balance of speed, features, timing, and integration with other functions, in tight coordination with your co-founding team.
  • Demonstrated leadership, maturity, and organizational abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & collaboration skills with demonstrated ability to use diplomacy & communication skills to influence outcomes and influence others without authority.
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience in conducting technological analyses of business problems developing technical roadmaps, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance, make independent decisions, and influence positive outcomes.

 

How does this work?

Phase 1: 

  • You will find your co-founder(s) and an amazing start-up idea to work on.
  • You will receive dedicated and personalized coaching and mentoring from our Nairobi team and will have access to our global network of over 400 advisors.
  • You will improve your development knowledge and technical skills by networking with various other passionate and like-minded individuals.
  • You will enjoy inspirational talks and learn about extraordinary business success stories from driven entrepreneurs and renowned investors.
  • You will pitch to our internal Investment Committee to raise a pre-seed investment of USD100K

 

Phase 2: (Only for teams that have received our investment)

  • You will build your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with your co-founder(s) and Antler’s support
  • You and your business partner will acquire your first customers
  • If all goes well, your company will begin generating real revenues
  • At the end of phase 2, your company will get to present to hundreds of investors at our Demo Day

 

Program details:

  • The next Nairobi program will start in Sept 2021.
  • All selected founders joining the program will receive a stipend of USD 1500 for the first phase of the program (11 weeks).
  • After 11 weeks, Antler invests USD 100,000 for a 20% equity stake in each company that is selected by our investment committee.

Apply Via https://www.antler.co/job?gh_jid=5101902002&utm

 

 

2.     Startup Founder | Business strategy, Partnerships and Business Development

About the job

Are you an exceptional business leader with demonstrated experience in building businesses, managing business processes, well-thought-out strategies to curb unprecedented challenges, someone with deep industry insight and network to build relevant partnerships? Are you a proactive, phenomenal problem solver that can identify gaps in a given industry and come up with a scalable commercial solution? If so, we would like to hear from you! 

Antler is a start-up generator and an early-stage VC. Our six-month program brings together experienced and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds to build strong teams and launch their own companies to seed round. We are present in 14 locations worldwide, we have supported 2000+ founders through our program, invested in 400+ startups, and received over 50,000+ applications.

We are looking for an experienced business professional to join our upcoming Antler Nairobi Cohort. You will have the opportunity to meet a co-founder and build a business from scratch, with the support of Antler.

In addition to the highlighted skills above,  you should also have the following competencies:

 

  • Expert experience in senior business development – looking to start a new venture that has the potential to become a unicorn. You will play an instrumental role in building this new venture where you have identified a clear problem and are able to build out the solution together with the co-founder/s you will meet at the Antler program.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & collaboration skills with demonstrated ability to use diplomacy & communication skills to influence outcomes and influence others without authority.
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience in conducting technological analyses of business problems developing technical roadmaps, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance, make independent decisions, and influence positive outcomes.
  • Assess the business impact of different solutions and the tradeoffs between customer needs, technology requirements, and costs.

How does this work?

Phase 1: 

  • You will find your co-founder(s) and an amazing start-up idea to work on.
  • You will receive dedicated and personalized coaching and mentoring from our Nairobi team and will have access to our global network of over 400 advisors.
  • You will improve your development knowledge and technical skills by networking with various other passionate and like-minded individuals.
  • You will enjoy inspirational talks and learn about extraordinary business success stories from driven entrepreneurs and renowned investors.
  • You will pitch to our internal Investment Committee to raise a pre-seed investment of USD100K

Phase 2: (Only for teams that have received our investment)

  • You will build your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with your co-founder(s) and Antler’s support
  • You and your business partner will acquire your first customers
  • If all goes well, your company will begin generating real revenues
  • At the end of phase 2, your company will get to present to hundreds of investors at our Demo Day

 

Program details:

  • The next Nairobi program will start in Sept 2021.
  • All selected founders joining the program will receive a stipend of USD 1500 for the first phase of the program (11 weeks).
  • After 11 weeks, Antler invests USD 100,000 for a 20% equity stake in each company that is selected by our investment committee.

Apply Via https://www.antler.co/job?gh_jid=5101902002&utm

 

 

3.     Startup Founder | Marketing, Sales, Growth Hacking

About the job

Are you an experienced marketing and sales growth hacker looking to build your own tech venture? Do you have years of marketing industry expertise, including digital marketing with strong strategy implementation with proven results, ability to lead a strong team of founders who, together with you, are looking to build a disruptive tech venture out of Africa?  Do you have an understanding of various offline and online marketing strategies, demonstrating exceptional growth in fast-moving tech startup environments? And are you looking to build your next tech venture from scratch? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Antler is a startup generator and an early-stage VC. Our six-month program brings together experienced and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds to build strong teams and launch their own companies to seed round. We are present in 14 locations worldwide, we have supported 2000+ founders through our program, invested in 400+ startups, and received over 50,000+ applications.

We are looking for experienced marketing and sales professional to join our upcoming Antler Nairobi Cohort. You will have the opportunity to meet a co-founder and build a business from scratch, with the support of Antler. In addition to the highlighted skills above, you should also have the following competencies:

  • Years of experience executing and/or leading digital marketing programs for top digital marketing agencies, internet companies, or client marketing organizations
  • Vast experience in leading campaign operations across multiple channels and products preferable in e-commerce, marketplace, or e-commerce arm of retail companies
  • Deep expertise and knowledge in digital strategy, omnichannel, digital culture, and agile process
  • Digital marketing savvy on multiple digital and physical marketing platforms, systems, and tools
  • Strategy oriented, with deep expertise in business and wide knowledge in enterprise management, and superior level of problem-solving
  • Ability to influence and be a natural leader to manage the internal team and coordinate the multidisciplinary external teams in complex client environments
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire and communicate with a wide range of technical and non-technical/low technology literacy stakeholders and customers
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience in conducting market research analysis, solving business problems,  innovative thinking, developing technical roadmaps and go-to-market strategies, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance, make independent decisions, and influence positive outcomes.

How does this work?

Phase 1: 

  • You will find your co-founder(s) and an amazing start-up idea to work on.
  • You will receive dedicated and personalized coaching and mentoring from our Nairobi team and will have access to our global network of over 400 advisors.
  • You will improve your development knowledge and technical skills by networking with various other passionate and like-minded individuals.
  • You will enjoy inspirational talks and learn about extraordinary business success stories from driven entrepreneurs and renowned investors.
  • You will pitch to our internal Investment Committee to raise a pre-seed investment of USD100K

Phase 2: (Only for teams that have received our investment)

  • You will build your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with your co-founder(s) and Antler’s support
  • You and your business partner will acquire your first customers
  • If all goes well, your company will begin generating real revenues
  • At the end of phase 2, your company will get to present to hundreds of investors at our Demo Day

 

Program details:

  • The next Nairobi program will start in Sept 2021.
  • All selected founders joining the program will receive a stipend of USD 1500 for the first phase of the program (11 weeks).
  • After 11 weeks, Antler invests USD 100,000 for a 20% equity stake in each company that is selected by our investment committee.

Apply Via https://www.antler.co/job?gh_jid=5101902002&utm

 

 

4.     Startup Founder | Operations, Execution, Deep industry insights

About the job

Are you an experienced senior operations professional with strong Strategy, Operational, Planning & Execution skills? Do you have demonstrated stakeholder management abilities such as strategy, tactical execution, and communications? Do you have a proven record of cross-functional leadership in a global, multicultural organization? Are you a self-starter and are passionate about making things happen by any means necessary?  And are you looking to build your next tech venture from scratch?  If so, we would like to hear from you!  

Antler is a startup generator and an early-stage VC. Our six-month program brings together experienced and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds to build strong teams and launch their own companies to seed round. We are present in 14 locations worldwide, we have supported 2000+ founders through our program, invested in 400+ startups, and received over 50,000+ applications.

We are looking for experienced operations professionals to join our upcoming Antler Nairobi Cohort. You will have the opportunity to meet a co-founder and build your own business from scratch, with the support of Antler. In addition to the highlighted skills above, you should also have the following competencies:

  • Professional work experience or successful entrepreneurial experience in a demanding position in client service operations and overlooking business operations in general
  • Leadership experience at work, managing teams
  • Experience managing projects from idea to implementation
  • various sources including external sources such as market trends, technology innovations, industry standards, bold intelligence, and customer research, as well as internal sources such as analytics, marketing, operations, and customer feedback.
  • Manage feature prioritization & trade-off decision making in collaboration with other Technical Product Managers, business & engineering teams and ensure alignment of business goals with the incremental delivery of solutions.
  • Lead the design and conceptualization of the customer experience including the look & feel of the customer journeys, development of functional designs and wireframes, creation of product collateral, and user interfaces.
  • Ensure delivery of scalable, reliable, and maintainable platforms and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & collaboration skills with demonstrated ability to use diplomacy & communication skills to influence outcomes and influence others without authority.
  • Strong analytical skills with hands-on experience in conducting technological analyses of business problems developing technical roadmaps, story outlines, writing user stories, refining product backlogs, and coordinating/prioritizing conflicting requirements in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Ability to work independently, without the need for day-to-day guidance, make independent decisions, and influence positive outcomes.

How does this work?

Phase 1: 

  • You will find your co-founder(s) and an amazing start-up idea to work on.
  • You will receive dedicated and personalized coaching and mentoring from our Nairobi team and will have access to our global network of over 400 advisors.
  • You will improve your development knowledge and technical skills by networking with various other passionate and like-minded individuals.
  • You will enjoy inspirational talks and learn about extraordinary business success stories from driven entrepreneurs and renowned investors.
  • You will pitch to our internal Investment Committee to raise a pre-seed investment of USD100K

Phase 2: (Only for teams that have received our investment)

  • You will build your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) with your co-founder(s) and Antler’s support
  • You and your business partner will acquire your first customers
  • If all goes well, your company will begin generating real revenues
  • At the end of phase 2, your company will get to present to hundreds of investors at our Demo Day

Program details:

  • The next Nairobi program will start in Sept 2021.
  • All selected founders joining the program will receive a stipend of USD 1500 for the first phase of the program (11 weeks).
  • After 11 weeks, Antler invests USD 100,000 for a 20% equity stake in each company that is selected by our investment committee.

Apply Via https://www.antler.co/job?gh_jid=5101902002&utm

 

 

5.     Startup Founder (Tech)

About the job

Are you an experienced Full-stack Developer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, or DevOps Engineer who is ready to take the leap and become an entrepreneur? At Antler, we lower the barriers to entrepreneurship by providing you not only with the necessary support to find the right co-founder, test and validate your idea and build global companies but also with funding from day one.

Antler, is a startup generator and an early-stage VC. Our six-month program brings together experienced and driven professionals from diverse backgrounds to build strong teams and launch their own companies to seed round. We are present in 14 locations worldwide, we have supported 2000+ founders through our program, invested in 200+ startups, and received over 50,000+ applications.

 

Requirements:

We are looking for experienced tech professionals motivated to join the Antler Nairobi program to build the next round of disruptive tech ventures. The program starts on September 2021, and we are looking for great tech experts who have

  • Strong Technical Background:a Full-Stack Developer, Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer, DevOps Engineer, or a researcher with deep domain expertise.
  • Grit and inner drive: We look for people who will run to the ends of the world to achieve their goals. Your resilience and ability to fail, learn, and bounce back is a key determinant of success.
  • Problem-solving skills: We look for those who have a unique and creative way to approach the problems they see around them.
  • A clear spike:We look for individuals with a clear spike – deep expertise in their fields of work, a personality trait, or a passion.

 

The Antler six-month program is designed to support you in finding co-founders, testing and validating ideas, and building fast-growing global startups. Selected founders get funding from day one and gain access to a top-tier network of advisors and experts worldwide.

Read more about our program here: https://www.antler.co/nairobi

Program details:

  • The next Nairobi program will start inSept 2021. 
  • All selected individuals will receive a stipend of USD 1500for the first phase of the program (11 weeks).
  • After 11 weeks, Antler invests USD 100,000 for a 20% equity stake in each company that is selected by our investment committee.
  • To cover the cost of the program, all companies invested in are required to pay a program fee of US$15,000.

Apply Via https://www.antler.co/job?gh_jid=5101902002&utm

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