Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program

Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program 2022 | Up to €65K Investment

Wise Guys Africa is now accepting applications from English-speaking East and West African early-stage digital B2B SaaS startups for its 2022 SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program. The deadline for the submission of applications for the Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program is August 25, 2022.

Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program



The Startup Wise Guys accelerator is a high-energy, no-nonsense approach to coaching from practitioners rather than consultants!

It is a 5-month on-site mentor-driven programme held in Tallinn, Estonia, Riga, Latvia, Vilnius, Lithuania, Milan, and Cosenza, Italy, or online. The accelerator is primarily focused on sales and scaling, with a fundraising component to assist startups in raising the next funding round within 6 months. They are divided into four sectors: B2B SaaS, Fintech, Cyber, and Sustainability.

Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program Eligibility

  • This program is mainly for English-speaking East and West African early-stage digital B2B SaaS startups with initial traction, a solid team, and a focus on one of these areas:
    • FinTech
    • AgriTech
    • EdTech
    • CleanTech
    • HealthTech
    • RetailTech
  • Your team is ready to disrupt a market usually no smaller than 1 Billion USD, so reaching 10% market share will allow your team to be a $100 Million USD company.
  • Your product has the capability and vision to keep growing as customers leverage your product functionalities and it has been designed and built in a way that it can scale.
  • Commitment is more than words, it is not waiting for that monthly salary out of investors. You and your team have already been working full time and committed to make this happen, and have already an MVP in place.
  • A full time dedicated team, with a vision in mind, the passion to survive the hard entrepreneurship life and a balanced skill-set among co-founders. They avoid to take single-founder teams in accelerator with very few exceptions.

Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program Benefits

  • Up to €65K investment for up to 12% equity (48K cash + 17K program) with a follow-on possibility
  • Benefit from meeting top-notch industry experts: 350+ mentors, 200+ investors, and 600+ alumni
  • Join an intensive 5-month startup accelerator program power-packed with cutting-edge industry knowledge and expertise
  • Accelerate your growth after the program with 1:1 support to boost sales, new market entry, and partnerships

How to Apply for Wise Guys Africa SaaS Start-Up Accelerator Program

Your application will be reviewed in 1-2 weeks, and you will receive a message on Dealum platform. The email you provide in the application is going to be the main channel of communication, make sure it is correct.

Apply Here Official Link


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