Nicolas Goldstein, Co-founder of Talenteum Africa Ltd

Nicolas Goldstein, Co-founder of Talenteum Africa Ltd

Sep 14, 2021

Tell us about how you got started.

One of our clients based in Europe used to have a team in Mauritius and he had difficulties to manage them remotely back in 2017, we decided to take back his team under a wage portage package and we brought Tools to the clients to manage his team remotely. Since then, we become one of the leader in Africa for remote working and staffing talents in Africa.

What makes your company unique?

We are social bridging platform? What is it? Talenteum brings people closer wherever they are, regardless of their color, religion, or status. Talenteum allows people to work together, beyond any ideological, geographical, or religious cleavage. We put their skills at the service of others, without moving. Talents from Africa intervene remotely for companies located anywhere in the world. Companies could source and hire talents from Africa directly online on:

No business is without setbacks, can you tell us about a time when you faced a significant setback and how you recovered from it?

We were betting on remote work before COVID. Now our business is scaling fast, and we give opportunity to African Talents to work with international companies without moving from their country.


How do you define success and to what do you attribute your success?

We have 2 types of success: If the company is growing and making cash and if you are doing great things for the world. At Talenteum our vision of HR outsourcing is supported by a set of technical, ethical, and responsible commitments. With Talenteum, the realization of your project has a significant and measurable social impact, on our talents in Africa. We enhance your social responsibility, and you contribute to the sustainable development of an impactful HR outsourcing. We follow 4 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

What's next for your business, what will it look like in 5 years?

We have given full time jobs to more than 200 Talents from Africa so far, we plan to give jobs to 3000 in the next 5 years.


What do you think the future holds for Africa-focused entrepreneurs and advice do you have for entrepreneurs who are just starting out?

We have to invest in the 3E in Africa: Entrepreneur, Education and Energy. We should push and encourage these 3 Industries


Owning a business while balancing a personal life can be challenging; how do you take care of yourself?

When we are passionate and focus about something, we should succeed, and we must balance our passion with our family in order to be equilibrate.

What is your favorite quote or mantra?  What keeps you going?

Get things done


What is your favorite app or a business tool that you can't live without

I use LinkedIn and Facebook