RAISE Sherpas : the 1st Philanthropic acceleration program

+450 startups went through our programs since 2015


Free support

Network & events

They already belong to the community

All our
programs are
100% free!

Apply for one of our funding programs

We provide financing solutions (equity and debt) to help you reach your goals more safely.

Meet the whole dedicated team

We are focused on understanding your challenges and providing you the necessary operational and strategic support.

Onboard your C-Levels and join the whole community!

+150 startups and corporates, +100 high qualified mentors...

Enjoy regular events and strategic networking!

Afterworks, inspirational talks and 1to1 strategic meetings, depending on your needs!

large companies, SMBs and scale-ups
Pool of
& founders
VCs, Angels & banks across Europe
"RAISE Sherpas was more than just a loan ! It was mostly help, mentoring, access to top management of big companies, network... "
Martin Jaglin
Co-founder @MonPetitGazon
"RAISE Sherpas was a great help to us in 2016, at a time in our history when non-dilutive funding and access to a network were crucial to our development."
Thomas Rebaud
Co-founder @Meero
"Their support network combined with a flexible and efficient funding process has been key to our development".
Julie Chapon
Co-founder @Yuka
" Since we received the RAISESHERPAS loan, we have launched Germany, England,  exceeded 1 billion in sales, and raised over 500 million euros! "
Philippe de Chanville
“ We were very lucky to benefit from the RAISE Sherpas Interest Free Loan in 2016, before our €3M fundraising. This loan allowed us not to lose time and to start our investments before the closing ! "
Charlotte Cadé
Co-founder @Selency
" Sherpas is an entrepreneur's friendly compass: ping pong of ideas with high level interlocutors - the team is incredibly smart - a hyper quality network and super strong relationships for Virgil as a result. "
Saskia Fiszel
co-founder @Virgil

Our team


How can you be 100% philanthropic?

RAISE Group investment teams donate 50% of their carried interest to RAISE Sherpas, so that we can support our entrepreneurs for free!

Discover more about RAISE Group.

How to apply?

If you are a startup between post-seed and series B, you can apply here. The team will get back to you soon !

What is our acceleration sweet spot?

We support startups from post-seed to Series B!
Most of the time, these startups have already found their Product Market Fit and their first customers.

Who have we backed?`

We have closed 18 investments with Phiture (by RAISE Sherpas). Among our first public deals : moka.care, Welcome to the Jungle, Bene Bono, Stockly, Hors Normes, Fairmat, Jump, elba, Filigran, Ecosystem Restoration Standard, Koyeb, Graneet, Finres,  Strapi.io...

Meet our startups

What is our new project Phiture (by RAISE Sherpas)?

Phiture (by RAISE Sherpas) is the 1st tech investment fund, that chooses to be non-profit! 100% of Phiture’s return on investment will be donated to non-profit organizations building products and services focusing on the Environment, Employment, Entrepreneurship for underprivileged people and interest-free loans for Impact Projects.

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