Who we are
Black Ops is an invitation-only community built exclusively for African venture builders and operators, to support our collective journey building and scaling great companies.
Whether you’re in Operations, Finance, Marketing, Sales, Customer Success or other functions, we believe we can go farther together.
We run a private online community hosted on Circle.so, for our members – operators who are tasked with figuring out how to execute their company’s strategy to deliver great results. We share knowledge and best practices, help each other think through problems, and provide a safe space for honesty and vulnerability.
- Welcome to Black Ops -
What we do
We are addressing the scarcity of support systems targeted at African operators who are critical in scaling startups, operating businesses, and building great companies that last.
Our community is built around three pillars:
Have a Question?
Check out the general FAQs below, or reach out using the contact form.
A business operator (or simply “operator”) is someone whose work involves driving towards execution of a company’s vision or strategy, whether they are in Operations, Marketing, Finance, Sales, HR or other functions.
We are focused on venture builders and operators (not founders and not engineers) who are:
- Currently or recently at a venture-backed (or high growth) company with proven funding and traction, and
- Senior level decision-makers as head of a department or function where they are responsible for the “how” of strategy and execution (ideally at or above Senior Manager, Director, VP, C-level)