Fracophone Africa

Posted By in AgriProFocus Burundi
Posted 4 January 2019 at 10:45

Attract Early Stage Capital Between $250,000 and $5 million from World Bank’s L’Afrique Excelle Programme

Monday, January 14, 2019

Launched by the World Bank Group in 2017, World Bank’s L’Afrique Excelle Programme is the Francophone edition of XL Africa, a successful pan-African accelerator. Since the completion of its first edition, half of the XL Africa portfolio has successfully secured almost $18 M in funding.

The World Bank’s L’Afrique Excelle programme is searching for 20 scalable companies in the late seed or pre-series, keen on discovering high-development startups from Francophone Africa that are hoping to raise between the range of $250,000 and $5 million

During this six-month business acceleration programme, entrepreneurs will receive mentoring from both global and local experts, learn through a tailor-made curriculum, increase their brand visibility, and get access to potential corporate partners and investors, through collaboration with prominent Francophone Afric

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