2024 Gen F Application Form
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or founder with an early idea/concept in need of a support partner to ignite it? Do you have an innovative idea that just needs that next-step support to move from 0 to 1?

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear more about it. To learn more about Gen F, please see here: https://www.foundersfactory.africa/gen-f-eir-initiative

Please note: We receive an overwhelming amount of applications and we can only reach out to successful applicants. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you haven’t heard from us within 2 weeks of submitting your application. We shortlist applications every Monday and send out communication every Friday. Thank you for applying!
Email *
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Full Name *
Country (current location) *
If you chose 'other' above, please indicate your country below
Age (please insert the number only e.g 27) *

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What sector does your concept fall under? *
If you chose 'other' above, please indicate your sector below
What is the specific Africa-focused problem you hope to solve? *
What evidence do you have that this is a large-scale deep customer problem? Have you spoken to potential customers to discover their pain points? *
What is your potential solution to this problem?  *
How do customers currently solve for this problem and why is your solution better than the status quo? *
Have you tested this solution with customers? Do you have evidence of problem/solution fit? *
Who are the competitors in this space and how are you different/better than them? *
How do you plan to make money? What is your business/commercial model?  *
Have you generated any revenue with this idea? (if applicable) *
What does scaling your idea look like? How big is the market opportunity? *
Why is now the right time to build this business? Why are you not too early/late to enter this space? *
How do you plan to use the $5000 allocated to GenF founders to run market validation experiments to test and refine your problem/solution? *
How long has the business been in existence and have you raised any money?  *
Based on your experience, why are you best positioned to solve this problem?
(Tell us about your direct expertise/skills that can be leveraged to bring your concept to fruition)
Are you a solo founder or do you have a team around you? *
Please share your or your team's LinkedIn profile here
How did you find out about our FFA Gen F Initiative? 
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