Cascador is an accelerator for mid-stage entrepreneurs in Africa who are scaling mission-driven companies.

We combine one power week in-person in Lagos with 6 months of mentorship to turbo-charge your business.

Our goal is that you leave the Cascador program as a strong, transformative leader with a strategic plan to scale, and the connections, resources, and capital required to execute your plan.



Dates: October 30 – November 3, 2023

Venue: Lagos Business School (housing and meals are provided)

Cohort Size: Limited to 10 entrepreneurs

Application Requirements:

1 year in business

$50K USD annual revenue or >$250K USD capital raised.

We began accepting applications on January 31, 2023.

Applications are due by April 30th, 2023 for early acceptance. Late applications are due by June 30th, 2023.  Semi-finalists will be asked to submit financial documents.

Finalists will be interviewed. Accepted Applicants will be notified by September 1st.

 Please be aware that the application may take some time to fill out. If need be, scroll to the bottom of the application and click on Save and Resume if you need to come back later. 

If you would like to just download the application for offline viewing, you can download it HERE.

Your Customers

Your Competitors

2022 Financials

All revenue should be in USD. Do not include pass-through revenue. (For example, if you are an e-commerce company, do not include the value of the merchandise that was sold, or if you are a fintech, do not include the transaction values)

2023 Year-to-Date

Your Future Vision

Supporting Materials

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Tell us what makes you a good leader? What weakness do you need to work on? Please be honest. Self-awareness is the foundation for growth.
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