L’Afrique Excelle Venture Showcase

Meet the top-10 start-ups from Francophone Africa


May 15 - May 17, 2019 - 23:59  • 
XL Africa Accelerator
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Station F & Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer durables, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Automotive, Clothing and textiles production, Computer hardware, Electronics, Food production, Furniture

Interested to see the live pitches of the top-10 tech start-ups from Francophone Africa? Join us for the final Venture Showcase of 2019 L’Afrique Excelle cohort at Afrobytes and VivaTech!

L’Afrique Excelle is the Francophone edition of XL Africa tech accelerator, launched in 2017 by the World Bank Group and focused on supporting high-growth start-ups that are looking to raise between $250K and $5M. Our 2019 cohort has been selected by a panel of industry experts from prominent Africa-focused investment funds such as Orange Digital Ventures, Proparco, I&P, and GSMA.

L’Afrique Excelle Venture Showcase at Afrobytes

Date: May 15th, 2019
On-stage pitch: 11:40-12:40
Deep-dive sessions: 13:30-15:30
Location: Station F (Address: 5 Parvis Alan Turing, Paris)

You’re invited to see the on-stage pitch and participate in the closed-doors deep-dive sessions with the founders. Please pre-register for the sessions with specific startups HERE.

L’Afrique Excelle Venture Showcase at VivaTech

Date: May 16th, 2019
On-stage pitch: 11:30-12:30 at ESPACE 2000, Hall 1
Location: Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (Address: 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, Paris)

It’s possible to schedule one-on-one meetings with any of the startups during May 15th or 16th at VivaTech.