Orange Digital Ventures invites applications for Africa and Middle East Seed Challenge for entrepreneurs and startups in 2021.

Orange Ventures Africa Middle & East is a dedicated investment stream of Orange group on the African Middle & East continent with 50m€ assets under management and 5 companies in the current portfolio.

They are looking to extend their scope to supporting more young and innovative businesses on the continent. Africa Middle & East Seed Challenge is a call for candidates to submit an application for seed investments from 50k€ up to 150k€. The investees will be announced by September 2020 and will integrate the Orange VenturesAfrica Middle & East portfolio. Do you think you have what it takes?

Worth of Award

  • Receive from €50K to €150K funding, convertible note with standards terms
  • 12 months local mentor to support your business


At Orange Ventures, They’ll lead your first money or co-invest alongside others in your seed round. So if

  • You have a bold vision with a passion for disruption and expansion
  • You are willing to partner with Orange
  • You are a tech-driven start-up
  • You are mainly operating in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Sénégal, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan
  • You run Seed-stage company, you have not raised more than €1m in total equity funding

How to Apply

  • Submit your application, including the form online, your investor deck, excel, and 3-minute pitch (video) by the deadline.
  • Pre-selection: 1 or 2 interviews with Orange Ventures team
  • Selection: 2 weeks of due diligence

Deadline: Applications for Seed funding are now open on permanent basis

Click here for more details and to apply