LE CHEMISEUR® is an online premium menswear brand selling made-to-measure shirts, pants, and jackets. A machine learning algorithm assists clients in creating their "Sizing Key", and reordering easily.
+34% growth over one year, reaching more than 1M€ turnover aver 12 months while raising prices and improving margins.
In april 2023 the turnover was 115 K€ (+52%) and we were cash flow positive.
Organizing the team to ensure the website remains updated and errorless, and we spend time on non-urgent but essential content (FAQs, SEO related...).
Translation of the website and its launch in other European countries.
Carbon X Tons is a climate fintech company using blockchain to commoditize atmospheric carbon creating a multifunctional, next generation carbon credit.
Closed $400K seed round, deep in tech dev. In stealth mode until MVP in beta testing Q3.
Connections to (1) Banking/Asset Management businesses seeking financial risk management solutions for exposure to climate risks in lending or portfolio management and (2) Institutional investors seeking a scaleable asset that can reduce climate linked portfolio risks.
Bluana's artistry displayed, The best fish ever made! Our plant-based alternatives surpass traditional seafood in taste, nutrition, and sustainability. With patented technology, expertise, and strategic partnerships, we deliver high-quality, shelf-stable products.
Bluana's production processes achieve high moisture levels, resulting in improved taste and labeling that positively affects consumer perception. This advantage is protected by proprietary knowledge and intellectual property. Their shelf life is extended up to 12 months, an important benefit to consumers and protected by IP. Bluana prioritizes cost-effectiveness by using water content above 50% which positively impacts consumer perception of price and is supported by their proprietary technology. They achieve clean label products by using natural ingredients, improving consumer perception of labeling, also supported by their technology. In consumer testing with 1000 people, their products received an average rating above 4 out of 5 stars for taste, smell, look, and mouthfeel. Bluana values simplicity in products, providing short labels containing only necessary ingredients without unnecessary additives. Bluana's products have a water content of over 50%, making them healthy and refreshing, with a low solid content of less than 22%, ideal for people with dietary restrictions. They offer customized nutrient content and personalized filet options to meet clients' specific needs. Bluana's products have exceptional unit economics, providing high-profit margins and a strong return on investment for their clients.
Bagel is the glue between product and commercial teams that ties product features to revenue opportunities & customer feedback, ensuring no customer pain goes unnoticed, roadmap is geared towards revenue & impact, and reps close the loop at lightning speed.
2 paying customers (150 employees each) using the beta product and a pipeline of over 40 others in different stages.
Pricing, Go-to-market, Marketing, and Sales
We provide instant medical loans by utilizing a community-based credit scoring model that allows family & friends to guarantee portions of the loan above patients’ credit limits (credit score). Credit scoring for patients & guarantors is based on mobile money & mobile usage data.
Commenced partnership discussions with all three (3) mobile network operators in Ghana (MTN, Vodafone & AirtelTigo) to deliver MedLoans via their platforms (networks).
We expect the MedLoans product to gain wide acceptability quickly as we expand in hospitals+pharmacies across Ghana and, thus, risk running short on cash (working capital) to disburse as loans. We would appreciate Loyal’s support to raise sustainability-linked debt financing to enable us support more patients.
Our research shows that IFC, and funds managed by Lion’s Head Global Partners, FMO: Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, British International Investment, Mirova SunFunder and Nithio have provided sustainability-linked debt financing on the continent. We would appreciate an intro and support to engage them.
Our mobile app, Padash, enables restaurants and cafes to create and manage their loyalty programs in as fast as 10 minutes.
We launched in April 2023. Of the 52 restaurants and cafes we have pitched, 41 accepted to use our app for their loyalty programs (78% acceptance rate). We are currently giving them a 3-month free trial. On the consumer side, we have around 500 users redeeming offers for now.
We need help in:1. Digitizing our sales, including solutions we can use, pricing and experimenting with different packages, and best practices 2. Loyalty industry specialists: we need help from people who are experts in this industry, and know what to do and what to avoid. We need them to maximize our client retention and consumer engagement 3. UXUI experts: we know we have some issues in our customer journey and we want help from experts in how to improve user experience
AGI Africa is an advisory and fund management company whose mission is to improve the quality of life in West Africa through the deployment of private capital solutions. We are a cohesive team, with strong relevant regional and sector experience, targeting impactful and economically attractive investments. We achieve this by mobilizing institutional capital to invest in, develop, and deliver on initiatives that address West Africa’s most significant challenges.
Our team has spent the last 24 months defining a pipeline of impactful and financially attractive private market opportunities that have large multinational collaborators, align with State interests, and are supported by global and regional macro themes.
Fundraising (seed equity & grants), transaction warehousing & SPV creation, marketing & branding
Remynt empowers consumers to rebuild credit while resolving delinquent debt, buying portfolios of charged-off consumer credit card debt and offering those consumers the opportunity to rebuild and earn new credit, a savings account, financial management tools, community, and rewards for repayment. Remynt's novel approach enables consumers to maintain and grow credit access as their debt secures a new credit card and a savings account, turning a churn relationship into lifetime customer value.
We have generated a waitlist for customers via social media ads. We have also been selected to participate in various opportunities. Most recently, Fintech Sandbox, a program that provides complimentary access to data and infrastructure APIs to fintech startups, and we are a finalist in the Black Special Edition of VISA Everywhere competition.
Financial modeling, creating banking relationships, thinking through operational structure
Bloomcart is a Try Before You Buy software that automates online trials for e-commerce stores in the MENA region. By allowing shoppers to try out products without paying upfront, Bloomcart increases Average Order Values fro merchants by 40%.
Validated shoppers side with more than 200 shoppers, generating around $8k of sales with our e-commerce store in less than 6 months. Validated merchants side by interviewing 20 merchants. Now running getting feedback on the prototype from around 40 merchants in the list. launched our in-house tech department. first version of the beta-product is ready will be starting beta testing in July with 3 merchants.
Legal agreements, B2B SaaS marketing, Hiring , How to reach product market fit
Days of Confidence is a French beauty brand that focuses on the ‘strict maximum’ in terms of effectiveness, sustainability, transparency, and sensoriality. Our complementary skincare and supplement ranges are highly concentrated in organic active ingredients.
In its first year Days of Confidence was listed by 12 major retailers in B2B, we are now hiring the right digital team to leverage our good repeat rate in B2C and bring it to the next level.
Digital marketing, trade activation, financial reporting