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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.

hether 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, 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 -

Featured members

Chuks E

BFREE Africa - Chief Operating Officer

Chichi O

Helium Health - Chief Operating Officer

Babajide D

M-KOPA - General Manager

Israel B

Zipline - Director, Africa Go To Market

Olamide A

Moove Africa - Director (Operations & Projects)

Soufiane M

Glovo - Head Of Operations, Africa

Mercy O’-K

OkHi - Director of Operations

Kwehnui T

Sokowatch - Head of Special Projects

Emmanuella U

Bamboo - Head of People

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:


Learn, grow and advance your capabilities and competencies through high quality interactions. Attend masterclasses, workshops and Q&As with seasoned operators.


Grow your network of top African operators and business leaders who are building and scaling great companies across the world, from Africa to Silicon Valley.


Gain access to useful resources that are battle-tested by other members of our community, and useful at different stages of your journey as a world-class operator.

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:

  1. Currently or recently at a venture-backed (or high growth) company with proven funding and traction, and
  2. 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)

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