of funding against 12% of the capital of the startups created in the studio.
to reach a 1,000,000€ seed funding (compared to an average of 3 years).
success rate for the SEED funding, compared to an average 90% failure rate.
LFA has been hugely financed by a Japanese family office, hence LFA shares strong values coming straight from the land of the rising sun. As an essential initiation, our entrepreneurs are led to travel to Japan as part of their journey within LFA.
We select projects and entrepreneurs for their willingness to have an impact on the world. This is why all our startups are ESG focused.
A startup studio creates startups, infusing time, effort, and cash in exchange for startup equity.
Yes you can! What you should know is that each cofounder will have to go through the entire recruitment process individually.
Impact Fund’s investors are all members of the investment committee. They are independent from LFA and will give their decision for each investment in a startup project at the end of the 3 month-fast-track of the program. Their decision is made on 4 criteria: impact, digital, fast go to market and the scaling potential of the project.
Yes, our entrepreneurs are paid 1500€/month as a consulting fee. This is an advance payment on the future investment in the startup (if it happens). However, if you leave the programme before the end of the first three months or because the investment committee rejected the project, you will not be asked to reimburse your salary.
No, ideation workshops are planned during the first month to help you create a new idea or develop one you might have. We welcome people with no idea and great imagination!