Chapter54 offers best-in-class content and contributors for a successful African acceleration journey

What is your next Milestone?

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October '22

Applications Open

6 DAYS TO GO

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December '22

Applications Close
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December '22

Results
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Early January

Start of the Acceleration Journey

What do you get?

To help you to build your African operational roadmap, from the market-sizing to the recruitment of the 1st local employee, each selected scaleup will benefit from:

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With Chapter54, you will also benefit from access to unique resources and expertise

A curated network of mentors & speakers
A dedicated team
A community of African partnered ecosystems
Perks specially selected to prepare your market entry

People

We have already on-boarded more than 50 hands-on mentors & speakers, and the pool will be continuously enriched.

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Ahmed Nader

Egypt Manager
Geidea Solutions

Previous Companies

Fawry

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Alessandro Masaro

VP Strategy and Corporate Development
Starzplay

Previous Companies

Cash Credit, Delta Partners

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Ange Kacou Diagou

CEO
New Digital Africa

Previous Companies

Etisalat, Teyliom Group

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Becky Tsadik

Director of Marketing
Gebeya

Previous Companies

MAD, GreenPath Food

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Benjamin Bonnell

CEO
Expand in Africa

Previous Companies

APRIL, Ding.com, GreenTec Capital Partners

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Benoit Fisse

President
7Points

Previous Companies

Gras Savoye International

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Bernard Giry

Founder
Africa Panel

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BBDO, Catalina, Expand Technology

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Bilal Benghomrani

Senior B2B Marketing Manager
Upskillist

Previous Companies

TATC (A Ringier A.G Company), Uprise Markets

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Catherine Mudachi

VP Marketing
Copia Global

Previous Companies

Safaricom, Weetabix, Coca-Cola

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Chams Diagne

Founder
Talent2Africa

Previous Companies

Viadeo

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Emmanuel De Dinechin

Partner
Altai Consulting

Other Companies

Partner at Masae Analytics

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Frederico P. Silva

Founder
Appload and Talento

Previous Companies

Suretel, Multichoice, Rio Tinto, LG, UX

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Gabriel Gab-Umoden

Group Marketing Head
ROAM Africa

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Konga Online Shopping, First Bank

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Ghita Lahlou

Managing Director
BlueBirds

Previous Companies

Roland Berger, BCG, Saham

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Guillaume Moyen

CFO
Dangote Cement

Previous Companies

Areva, Panafrican Group, OLA Energy

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Ifunanya Chiegboka

Director of Global Business Development
Opay

Previous Companies

GTBank, Access Bank, Flutterwave, Interswitch

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Ismael Belkhayat

Founder
Chari.ma

Other Companies

Votrechauffeur.ma, Sarouty.ma

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Johanna Monthe

Partner
Epena Law

Previous Companies

Arendt & Medernach, Linklaters

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Kamil-el-Ghali Senhaji

VP Emerging Markets and New Territories
Galileo Global Education

Previous Companies

JCDecaux

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Kenza Berrada

Co-Founder
B-Part Consulting

Other Companies

Associate at Mooncard

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Kolawole Osinowo

Chief Executive Officer - Nigeria
Baobab+

Previous Companies

Jumia Ghana, Microsoft

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Kwehnui Tawah

Head of Platform Services and Special Projects
Wasoko

Previous Companies

Goldman Sachs, Jumia Kenya

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Marjorie Saint-Lot

Ivory Coast Country Manager
Uber

Previous Companies

Orange Côte d'Ivoire

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Maxim Makarchuk

COO
Cars45 (Jiji Group)

Previous Companies

Genesis Tech, KPMG

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Mesh Alloys

Founder & CEO
Sendy

Previous Companies

MTL Systems, Ondemand Mobile

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Mikha'il Ernest

Chef Commercial Officer
Travelstart

Previous Companies

SafariNow, Hepstar Insurance Distribution, Atlantis Corporate Travel

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Moulaye Taboure

Founder
ANKA (Formerly Afrikrea)

Previous Companies

Alstom, PWC

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Mukudzei Borerwe

Chief Operations Officer
Asoko Insight

Previous Companies

EY, IntelliPayment, Advisory K

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Munya Chiura

Head Rest of Africa & Growth
Flutterwave

Previous Companies

GLG, Flyware

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N'Geur Sarr

Founder
Gatemeri

Previous Companies

Canal Overseas

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Nicolas Andrieu

EVP MEA
Sigfox

Previous Companies

Expway, Canal Overseas, Thales

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Nicolas Vonthron

CEO
Mama Money

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Orange, GSMA, Thunes

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Olivier Poujade

Chairman
East Africa Gate

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Founding Partner at Miles Africa Consulting

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Paul Langlois-Meurinne

Managing Director
Optimetriks

Previous Companies

Tigo Chad, Airtel Uganda

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Quentin Rukingama

Managing Director
JBQ Africa

Previous Companies

I&P, Edmond de Rotschild, Bunge

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Ralph Oluwole

Head of Growth
Helium Health

Previous Companies

Access Bank

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Renaud Ganascia

Head of Strategic Partnerships & Alliances
Digital Virgo

Previous Companies

Lagardère Active, ZED Worldwide

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Rolake Rosiji

Acting Managing Director
Careers in Africa

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Arla Foods, M-Kopa

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Sami Louali

CEO
Jumia Pay

Previous Companies

Jumia Morocco, Rocket Internet, Roland Berger

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Sarah Steingrüber

Global Health Consultant
Steingrüber Consulting

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IOM, UNFPA, GIZ, Transparency International

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Wangari Stewart

Chief Product Officer
Maisha Meds

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I&M Bank, Bankwest, CSIRO

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Wayne Leverton

Head of Digital sales & operations
Woolworths

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Takealot, Kalahari

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William Benthall

General Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa
Glovo

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Adam Smith International, Clinton Health Access Initiative, Sony Music

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Yassir El Ismaili El Idrissi

Chief Expansion & Growth Officer
Appetito

Previous Companies

Careem, Tayara Group, Lamma

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Zunaid Parker

Head of Digital Media & Advertising
Vodacom

Previous Companies

24.com (a Naspers company), Millward Brown

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Francesca Montanar

Scaleup Success Manager

Previously

Venture Associate @27pilots

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Hamza Iraqi

Scaleup Success Manager

Previously

Senior Consultant at @Euromena

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Vincent Previ

Managing Director

Previously

Head of Business Development-Africa @Edenred

Partnered Ecosystems

These are the ecosystems with which we are partnered

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Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali (WSHK)

Campus in Kigali (Rwanda)

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LaStartup Factory

Campus in Casablanca (Morocco) & Dakar (Senegal)

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Flat6labs

Campus in Cairo (Egypt) & Tunis (Tunisia)

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Africaworks

Campus in Cape Town

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Silikin Village

Campus in Kinshasa (DRC)

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Nairobi Garage

Campus in Nairobi (Kenya)

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Impact Hub Abidjan

Campus in Abidjan

Perks of joining Chapter54

Some of the perks of joining Chapter54

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Africa Panel

The Innovative Survey Solution for Reliable Data on African consumers

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Afriwise

African Law Made Simple

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Asoko Insight

Africa’s Leading Corporate Data and Research Platform

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Gebeya

The First Pan-African Freelance Talent Marketplace

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FieldPro

The App for Field Force Automation

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Talent2Africa

The first Pan-African Digital Recruitment Platform

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Paystack

Payment platform helping African merchants get paid by anyone, anywhere in the world

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