DISRUPT AFRICA – HSEVEN

JOIN THE MOST AMBITIOUS STARTUP ACCELERATOR PROGRAM APPLY NOW DISRUPT AFRICA

THE PROGRAM

For six months, we’ll guide you take your startup to the next level.The program will start with an intense 3-month growth phase focused on your startups’ strategy, experiments and growth tactics. HSEVEN team in collaboration with our mentors and experts will follow you closely, and we will work on everything from adjusting product market fit to defining a target market, through building traction.

The second 3-months will be crucial to develop key partnerships with major corporations and in preparing for fundraising and investors meeting. HSEVEN team will actively initiate contacts with the right VCs in Africa and around the world. Also, we will set up one-on-one meetings with our network of influential leaders who will act as adviser, client, partner or investor.

FUNDING

The selected startups will benefit from a seed investment of 150,000€ at the beginning of the program for 5 to 7% equity, then an eventual investment of 500,000€ to 1.5 million euros at the end of the program.

These investments will be invested mainly through a partnership with the venture capital firm Azur Partners. For the seed investment, 35,000€ is allocated to the cost of running the acceleration program. The selected startups will receive 115,000€ from Azur. The program will also benefit from funding from the Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) and the Innov-Invest program of the Central Guarantee Fund (CCG) with the support of the World Bank

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM

01

PROGRAM

An intense 6-month program
designed to support
entrepreneurs take
their startups to the next level

02

MENTORING

15 mentoring sessions per Startup with our +350 Moroccan and international mentors (Serial Entrepreneurs, CEOs, Investors, Experts)

03

SPACE

6 months of residence in the biggest accelerator in Africa. A modern and innovative campus of 1100 m2 in the heart of the Casablanca Marina

04

TECHNOLOGY

Up to $100,000 Amazon Web Services solutions credit

05

INVESTMENT

150,000€ per startup for 5 to 7% equity at the start of the program ;
Follow-on Investment: 500,000€ to 1,500,000€ at the end of the program

06

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS

Access to a global network of influential leaders who will help you build relationships and partnerships

07

FUNDRAISING

7 one-to-one meetings with the 50 international Africanophile Venture-Capitalist from our network

08

EXPERTISE

Masterclasses & Workshops
with practitioners, technologists,
experts from our partners

09

ACCESS TO CORPORATIONS

Connections to the leading national & international corporates to co-develop, partner or sale

10

DEMO DAY

A day to celebrate your achievements during the program with over 100 investors, corporates, mentors and journalists

MENTORS

We have a network of +350 mentors across 4 continents with vertical industry
& international markets expertise. Our mentors are successful serial entrepreneurs, CEO’s, experts, investors, public figures & technologists. Through our mentors we can access the decision-makers at any major corporation.

Salwa TOKO

Salwa TOKO

President

Centre national du numérique - France

Stéphane DISTINGUIN

Stéphane DISTINGUIN

President & CEO

FABERNOVEL

Niama EL BASSUNIE

Niama EL BASSUNIE

Founder & CEO

WaystoCap

Ilan BENHAIM

Ilan BENHAIM

Co-founder & Executive Partner ​

vente-privee.com

Bruno BENSAID

Bruno BENSAID

Partner

SHANGHAIVEST

Romain GODARD

Romain GODARD

Partner & vice-president

Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Monsef DERRAJI

Monsef DERRAJI

Member of the Quebec National Assembly

Startups & innovation

Erick YONG

Erick YONG

CEO

Greentec Capital Partners

Raja SKOGLAND

Raja SKOGLAND

Founder & CEO

GRUNDR - Norway

Ahmed Réda CHAMI

Ahmed Réda CHAMI

President

Conseil économique, social et environnemental

LET'S MEET SOON!

We’re about to scout the world for exceptional Moroccan and African entrepreneurial teams, looking for startups that are not afraid to build the impossible with us.

Our Startup selection road show will take us to New York, Montreal, San Francisco, Shanghai, Dubai, London, Amsterdam, Paris, and back to Casablanca.

20 high potential startups will be invited to participate to a bootcamp in Casablanca. Then, 10 startups will be selected to start our acceleration program. 

PARTNERS

One of the key strenghts of our program is our Partners: Azur Partners, a very ambitious and forward-thinking venture capital firm; Fabernovel, a global innovation firm in 9 offices over 3 continents committed to empowering companies to create the future; PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), one of the world’s most influential professional services firm; and L’Ecole Centrale, one of the top engineering schools in the world. Our partners will provide our startups with access to expertise, networks, markets, and investment

Banque Populaire
Banque Populaire
Fabernovel
Fabernovel
Strategy&
Strategy&
Upline Alternative Investments
Upline Alternative Investments
Azur Partners
Azur Partners
Triple Jump
Triple Jump
Caisse Centrale de Garantie
Caisse Centrale de Garantie
Pricewaterhouse-Coopers
Pricewaterhouse-Coopers
Dutch Good Growth Fund
Dutch Good Growth Fund