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The first support & financing program aimed to emerge global scale startups in connection with Morocco and Africa

MOROCCO - France
Investment arm of CDG Group
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Sep 1st, 2022
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The first Moroccan startup mentoring program open to Africa and the Middle East


France - Paris

212Founders program targets high potential entrepreneurs, to emerge global startups linked to Morocco and Africa

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Complementary profiles executing a project related to their field of expertise
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A startup with at least an operational MVP and measurable traction

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An innovative project with a strong ambition of internationalization in Africa and the Middle East
212Founders is free of charge, open to all industries, and targets all high potential entrepreneurs.

A two-step program offering a Seed and Series A investment of up to €700k (~7m MAD) by the end of the program.

Seed investment up to
700k€ (~7m MAD) for
10 to 20%
Phase 1 :

~ 6 months
Phase 2 :

~ 12 months
Series A up to
1M€ (~10m MAD)

Key dates of the program

September 19, 2022

Closing applications for the Summer’22 Batch

Morocco / France

December 19, 2022

Applications open for the Winter ‘23 Batch

Morocco / France

March 2, 2023

Kickstarting the support process for startups of the Winter’23 Batch

Morocco / France

October 6, 2022

Kickstarting the support process for startups of the Summer’22 Batch

Morocco / France

February 8, 2023

Closing applications for the Winter ‘23 Batch

Morocco / France

Juillet 2021

Début de l'accompagnement des startups du batch #3

29 novembre 2021

Ouverture des candidatures du batch #4

Décembre 2021

Fin de l'accompagnement du batch #3, et tenue du dernier comité d'investissement

Mi-janvier 2021

Fermeture des candidatures et sélection finale du batch #4.

Février 2021

Début de l'accompagnement du batch #4 de 212Founders

📝 To submit your application

We provide support for two startup cohorts per year : Winter (Launch February/March) and Summer (Launch September/October)*

Applications for the program are open continuously and can be submitted online at 212founders.co

Please note: applications will be processed during the Winter and Summer batch calls.

Applications for the Winter 23' Cohort are now open in Paris & Casablanca!
*Dates are subject to change.

Customized coaching delivered by a team with complementary skills.


Support the entrepreneur in the execution of his project


Mobilize the ecosystem and manage cross-functional stakeholders


Oversees the end-to-end functioning of the program and its coherence

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Validate committee passage and support acceleration

‍& Experts

Respond to specific problems


Manage investment and financial reporting

Entrepreneurs, mentors and experts to support you

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Un accompagnement sur mesure aux meilleurs standards internationaux délivré par des entrepreneurs pour des entrepreneurs


Un dispositif de financement entrepreneur friendly, allant du Seed (jusqu'à 3 MDH) à la Série A (jusqu'à 10 MDH)

Un écosystème de mentors, d'experts et de corporates pour favoriser le développement des startups au Maroc et à l'international


Entrepreneur Advisors to closely assist you

Playbook 212 Founders : un guide unique à destination de l’entrepreneur marocain 🦄🇲🇦

212 Founders, c'est avant tout de la méthodologie, des bonnes pratiques, et beaucoup de challenge pour vous préparer au mieux à lever des fonds. Un premier aperçu est disponible ici.
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