Tunisian startup obtains UNICEF funding for blockchain project

Tunisian startup Utopixar is one of six companies from developing economies selected to receive investment from UNICEF’s Innovation Fund to solve global challenges using blockchain technology. Disrupt Africa reported in January the UNICEF Innovation Fund was looking to back early-stage startups developing blockchain-based solutions with “the potential to benefit humanity”, and six companies from across the world have now been announced as recipients of up to US$100,000 equity-free funding. One of them is Tunisian development studio Utopixar, which will use the funding to over the next 12 months deliver a social collaboration…

Expensya automates expense management

The Tunisian Expensya startup, which succeeded to reach a client portfolio of some 4,000 companies through an expense management automation solution, recently announced its € 4 million fundraising from ISAI and Seventure Partners, as well as TDR and Business Angels, investors which renew their confidence to this company. The Expenya startup application consists of the automation of the entire expense management process within a company.  In 2017, the Tunisian start-up founded by Karim Jouini, joined by his friend, Jihed Othmani raised one million euros from business angels and Bpifrance. The…