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About Us

Accelerating African innovation for sustainable impact

In a world where balancing economic development, inclusion, and sustainability is crucial, IMPACT Lab accelerates innovative African models to address the continent’s socio-economic challenges.

25

Corporate partners

17

African countries
covered

225

African startup

Our vision

Today, Africa represents not only the last economic frontier of our planet, but also a unique opportunity to build innovative, sustainable, and inclusive socio-economic models.

Based on this belief, IMPACT Lab is positioned as a privileged innovation partner to support the growth of innovative companies in Africa, to create synergies across African innovation ecosystems, and to deploy concrete ventures that combine financial performance with social and environmental impact.
Salma Kabbaj

Salma Kabbaj

Co-Founder
Leyth Zniber

Leyth Zniber

Co-Founder
Elodie Apremont

Elodie Apremont

Consultante Innovation Senior
Ismail Louafi

Ismail Louafi

Marketing and Brand Manager
Jihad Hammoucha

Jihad Hammoucha

Consultante Innovation
Salma Maafiri

Salma Maafiri

Consultante Innovation
Aya Bakahoui

Aya Bakahoui

Social Media Manager
Hafida Benkirane

Hafida Benkirane

Office Manager

Our story & achievements

2015

IMPACT Lab is officially created and we deploy our first startup support programs

2016

We sign a joint-venture partnership with NUMA and deploy our first open innovation program

2017

We obtain our first Tamwilcom labeling allowing us to finance our supported startups

2018

We start our African expansion with the launch of the BCP Fintech Challenge at the continent level

2019

We go back to our IMPACT Lab brand, expand our corporate services and open our first international subsidiary in Tunis

2020

Our programs move to an online format to accelerate our panafrican expansion

2021

We deploy our first acceleration and investment readiness programs

2022

We launch our first corporate ideation program and start our sector specialization

2023

We are selected by Tamwilcom as one of two accelerators labeled to deploy the Tech Boost instrument

Onward and Upward

At IMPACT Lab, we are committed to continually test, learn and improve to always bring more value to our startups and clients, and to create greater impact for our ecosystem. 

 

Join our community to be part of this journey!