Scalerator #7

Scalerator Emerges the Innovative Entrepreneurs!

Are you a Moroccan startup active in fintech, agritech, healthtech, creative and cultural industries? Or do you enable access to energy, goods, and services for underserved segments of the population?

Then don’t miss this incredible opportunity to make a difference in your startup!

Scalerator by LaStartupStation is the flagship coaching program that takes place twice a year. As you can imagine, we are in the second batch of the year 2022 and with a new vision.

The goal of the Scalerator program is to bring young African entrepreneurs’ projects to fruition through the deployment of their solutions to the point of obtaining a purchase order/funding release for B2B, or the adoption of their solutions by the general public for B2C.


April 3, 2022
Organizer LaStartupStation
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Targets Morocco
Agritech, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Creative, media and entertainment, E-commerce, EdTech, Fintech, HealthTech

About the program

The 7th edition of La Startup Factory’s SCALERATOR, in partnership with Creact4Med, VC4A and FMO’s Venture Program, is launching a call for applications dedicated to women startup entrepreneurs that operate in the field of cultural and creative industries (CCI) and/or who work on technological solutions that focus on fintech, agritech, access to energy or any other solutions aimed at improving access to goods and services to underserved segments of the population.  

We want to support your startup’s momentum and build new value-creating opportunities and participate in the sustainable rebound of the Moroccan economy.

Let’s go for the SCALERATOR adventure!

Program benefits

By joining SCALERATOR #7, you will have access to

Personalized “world class” coaching: 

  • LaStartupFactory commits to accompany you from start to finish in 12 intense sprints (trainings, expert talks, one-to-one coaching, mentoring).
  • This offering will respond to your direct needs and challenges of the business.

Direct access to business: 

  • B2B: LaStartupFactory supports you to get in touch with its more than 50 corporate partners to explore business partnerships.
  • B2C: LaStartupFactory will make sure to accompany you in your journey to expand your consumer base and convince consumers to adopt your solution.

Access to funding opportunities

  • LaStartupFactory will support you in your development and deployment process for up to 15,000 euros of funding via the CREACT4MED project.

Eligibility criteria

Our criteria are very simple and pragmatic in order to accompany you in your acceleration.

Field of activity: Founded or co-founded by a woman, your startup operates in the field of Fintech, Agritech, access to energy as well as cultural and creative industries (CCI).

Innovative Solution: A technology startup whose proposed solution presents a technological, usage, or any other kind of innovation.

B2B or B2C Startup: Bringing a B2B or B2C solution that meets the needs of corporations or the general public.

Functional prototype / MVP: Have a prototype, an MVP, or an operational solution.

Our support features

Acceleration takes place at LaStartupFactory, a place of creativity and innovation, a space equipped with the latest technologies, a community of experts, coaches, passionate mentors and a team ready to give you all the tools that will lead you to your success.

A great workspace: LaStartupFactory is an exceptional workspace that lends itself perfectly to creativity and innovation. You’ll be immersed in a very special world where new technologies meet with a ping-pong table and a relaxation room with comic books and video games. 

TechsLabs: 3 innovation labs will be at your disposal to produce your prototypes and MVPs

  • 3D printing & IOT, 
  • Drones & Robotics,
  • Virtual Reality & AR.

A free training platform in e-learning mode:
The program’s support process has been redesigned to be totally digitalized in the form of a MOOC thanks to LaStartupSchool and VC4A Startup Academy. Training and talks in the form of videos are accessible for you to lead your own entrepreneurial path from start to finish.

Visibility for your startup: 
LaStartupFactory stands out for its open-mindedness to the community. In order to inspire the community and create strong links to foster continuous networking, we regularly organize:

  • Innovation events
  • Bootcamps in partnership with large corporations
  • Visibility with influential national and international media
  • Visibility like you’ve never had before as we are co-producer of the Moroccan version of the Shark Thank “Who will invest in my project? Startups Edition”.

Third-party tools:
In addition to the above, we offer you access to third party-solutions like:

  • Microsoft Azur: Up to 30 000$ of cloud for free during one year.
  • Legal Up: Coaching and mentoring in the legal field.
  • Human Resources: Access to trainee profiles from top business and engineering schools.

Program phases

The Scalerator program includes a series of steps: a pre-selection, a pitch in front of a jury, a training phase, and finally a matchmaking phase that allows the company to deploy its solution to the market.

1/ Selection of startups by LaStartupFactory – (From 20th March to 3rd of April)
All applications received are reviewed to identify viable solutions for further analysis of the projects. The most promising and relevant projects are selected with the help of experts in the field.

2/ Bootcamp & pitch to the committee – (From 15th to 17th of April)
The Scalerator program starts with a 3-day bootcamp that will allow the selected women entrepreneurs to get started with intensive training. Right after the Bootcamp, the candidates will present a pitch in front of the finance committee.

You will be accompanied by coaches, trainers, and experts on different themes such as soft skills, design thinking, computer graphics, software development, the objective being to transform prototypes into functional MVPs.

​​LaStartupFactory will also assist you in obtaining financing to deploy your solution to your first customer, but also to conquer new opportunities.

3/ Preparation for the meeting with decision-makers and top management – (From 15th of April to 30th of September)
You will benefit from 12 coaching sprints, at the rate of one sprint per two weeks. Each sprint includes a training session, an inspiring talk/dinner with a public figure, one-to-one coaching with an advisor who will follow your progress during the 6 months of the program, and finally a mentoring with experienced business professionals (CEOs of large groups, entrepreneurial serials…).

4/ Demo Day in front of an audience of over 100 relevant stakeholder, from investor to corporate partners and others – (October)
The Scalerator#7 Demo Day is about giving startups founded/co-founded by women the opportunity to present their potential via their growth to a range of stakeholders including corporates.



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