Accelerator Program

ADVANS Accelerator powered by Rise Partners

Are you an entrepreneur and want to boost your growth?

Scale up in 8 months, join the ADVANS Lab acceleration program!

Heading towards hypergrowth

A program created by entrepreneurs, dedicated to technological innovation and hypergrowth:

Cap hypercroissance
  • Develop your technological innovations (software, electronics, mechanics)


  • Open the doors of the international market


  • Access financing (fundraising, grants from banking partners)


  • Take advantage of the advice of seasoned entrepreneurs


  • Structure your organization to scale

Finally, our program guarantees you to pitch in front of a network of 100+ investors to launch your project in pre-Seed, Seed and Series A.

Key topics covered

Business strategy



Human Capital & Coaching



International development

Program details

The acceleration program, which lasts 6 months, includes individual and group sessions with personalized follow-up, all carried out by a dedicated team.

The format can be videoconferencing and/or face-to-face.

Participants join the premises of the ADVANS Lab in Paris Cachan or Vallauris Sophia Antipolis (French Riviera).

A personalized support

  • A proprietary S.C.A.L.E ™ methodology
  • Individual sessions
  • Collective sessions
  • 360° diagnosis
  • Executive mentoring

A network of dedicated funders

  • Define your financial strategy
  • Pitch in front of a network of investors (BA, Family Offices, Investment Funds)
  • Search for non-dilutive financing: grants, loans, subsidies, etc.
  • Pre-Seed/Seed/Series A

Technological support

  • Technological audit
  • Personalized support in the areas of mechanics, electronics, software and AI
  • Access to our hackerspace with advice and support included

A dedicated ecosystem

  • In 2021, €9M of financing achieved
  • A team of dedicated coaches
  • Complementary partners

+€20,000 in savings thanks to partners

  • Cloud Services
  • Management Software
  • Electronic components
  • CRM
  • Marketing tools

Specific workspaces

  • 1 workstation included in Paris or Sophia Antipolis
  • 1 Hackerspace in Sophia Antipolis (manufacturing workshop)
  • Additional workstation: €250 excl. VAT in Sophia Antipolis, €350 excl. VAT in Paris
  • Kitchen, cafe, shared parking

Dedicated experts

  • By entreprise
  • By technology
  • By field of activity

Visibility for your business

  • End of program event with the regional innovation ecosystem
  • Communication around your projects and their news
  • Press relations

Do you want to know more?

Applications for the program – Edition starting in early 2024

Registrations for the early 2023 edition are now closed. Fill out the form below to be notified of upcoming dates!

To apply

Key dates for the edition starting in early 2024

  • Beginning of November: call for applications launched
  • Beginning of December: end of submissions
  • Mid-December: announcement of the pre-selected candidates & selection committee
  • Mid-January 2024: onboarding


  • 1500 € excl. tax/month
  • For French people: ability to use your CPF/AGEFICE account (QUALIOPI certified body)

Selection criteria

  • Innovative technology startup
  • Startup with market traction
  • Startup looking for funds within 12 months

The creators of the program


Innovation Director, PhD in Computer Science

Jean-François Béraud


Partner, PhD in Computer Science

Delphine Garcia

Rise Partners

Founder & CEO, Serial Entrepreneur

Radomir Jovanovic


Partner, Human Capital Expert

Yohan Aimard

Rise Partners

Partner, Serial Entrepreneur

Jonathan Laroussinie

Rise Partners

About Rise Partners

Rise Partners

Rise Partners was created in 2019 to advise and finance innovative hypergrowth companies.


Rise Partners brings together more than 100 mentors, investors and partners, forming a unique ecosystem dedicated to hypergrowth.


“What it gave us was a capacity to start.

In fact, a company generally starts without a lot of funds, a lot of cash, etc.

Thanks to this partnership, we were able to staff fairly large teams thanks to AVISTO engineers (an ADVANS Group company) and start substantial projects with clients from day one.

And that’s an incredible opportunity compared to other small companies that start without financing.


Cristian Livadiotti,

Co-Founder & CEO

Wildmoka (a Backlight Business)