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Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion

Creation of a support and investment programme in Seed and Series A

Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion

Context and need

  • CDG Invest, a Moroccan public investment fund, has entrusted INSKIP with the creation of a vehicle to accompany and invest Seed tickets of €300k and Series A tickets of €1M in startups with an MVP and with an African/MENA ambition
  • The client's goal is to have a structuring impact on the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Morocco and to contribute to the sophistication of the startup fabric
  • The ambition is to attract and support talents towards entrepreneurship by providing methodological and pedagogical support
  • The long-term objective is to drive success stories: startups with global ambitions from Morocco

Approach and methodology

  • Understanding of the existing situation: mapping of players and identification of their positioning, benchmark of vehicles that could be deployed in the local context and recommendations
  • Strategic framing of the value proposition
  • Definition of the operational modalities of the program


  • Co-structuring with the Caisse des Dépôts et de Gestion of the support modalities
  • Definition of the investment mechanism and thesis and the associated due-diligence processes
  • Evaluation of the necessary investment pocket and the amount of the invested tickets


  • 55 startups supported
  • 10 startups financed
  • 3 M€ invested in Seed
  • 2 Series A (€7M and €4M) in co-investment with international and African funds (YCombinator, Partech...)