Turn your startup into an execution engine
NUMA Paris is the business accelerator program for mission-driven tech entrepreneurs.
During 3 months, we stress your execution plan to make you ready to raise venture capital.
Next season will start at the beginning of October 2017.
Selection starts now!
Our selection process is :
2 - Your application is evaluated internally by at least 3 persons (July - August 2017)
3 - If selected, you will be invited to a 1-to-1 meeting with an EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence) to challenge your roadmap (August - September 2017)
4 - If you pass step 3, you will be invited to pitch your project in an investment committee in front of VCs to determine whether your startup is VC-backable (end of September)
5 - Kick-off with our 8 selected startups and beginning of the program (October 16th)
An intense 3-month program
Startups, NUMA & Mentors define as one team their main objectives for the program
Choose 3 to 5 mentors during the Mentor Madness (more than 10 meetings per startup with mentors), define your KPIs
Product and go-to-market iterations, KPI objectives
Every action must be related to an objective and a clear result. Execute, iterate and nail your objectives by leveraging NUMA’s support (Associates, Experts, Network, Partners).
Fine-tune business model, investor pitch and Demo Day
Raising money is a means towards an end. Test and back your business model, create a solid pitch deck, train for pitching, meet business angels (21 meetings during Season 11), meet the top french VCs (Alven, Partech, Isai, Idinvest...).
1st Promise - A focus on business
1h weekly KPI-meeting with the Managing Director in team of 4 startups. If metrics are low, we take actions together to make sure traction stays on track.
# Master the size and structure of your market
2 mentoring hours per startup per week with our 2 entrepreneurs in residence.
# Leverage our corporate network and get introductions to potential customers
During the last batch, we made 44 qualified introductions to large corporates.
2nd Promise - Execution above all
Mentors, EIR and experts spend hours with you to craft the best strategy to meet your customers.
# Validate your business assumptions in weekly cycles
Weekly personal objective meetings with EIR.
# Leverage our team of on-demand Associates to boost your execution
More than 60 missions performed for startups of Season 11 in design and business development, such as the creation of a Sales Machine, the design of new landing pages, emailing strategy, prospection lists, infographies or articles to support your inbound marketing strategy…
3rd Promise - A driving mentorship
On average 3 mentors per startup that give 1 to 8 hours of their time per month (about 2,5 hours per startup per month).
# Work in 1-to-1 sessions with growth and product experts
7 hours of deep work per startup with specialized experts that implement analytics, SEO guidelines, acquisition strategies, etc.
# Improve your strategy with sales workshops
5 useful workshops such as “How to create a Sales Machine”, “Define your pricing Strategy”, “How to talk to investors”, etc.
150 companies accelerated, over €100M in funding raised
Our team of 2 experienced EIR and 25 committed mentors
Our Technical Partners
700K€ of advantages and perks brought to you by more than 70 partners.