Tunisian start-up eDonec takes part in Web Summit held in Lisbon

Tunisian Start-up eDonec is participating in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Web Summit 2018, Europe’s biggest technology, entrepreneurship and innovation event held from November 5 to 8, 2018. Represented by its co-founder Nader Zouaoui in the Web Summit, eDonec is a Tunisian start-up that takes a special interest in the early education field in Tunisia, said its co-founder Zakaria Hatira. eDonec is attending the Web Summit in Lisbon to represent Tunisia and the Tunisian start-up sector, in Europe’s largest and most important technology marketplace, he told TunisianMonitorOnline. The young start-upper and…

African Man of the Year Award for 2018 bestowed to Tunisian Badreddine Ouali

Tunisian Badreddine Ouali, President of Vermeg Group was selected for the 2018 African Man of the Year Award,  by Women in Africa (WIA) initiative. The Women in Africa initiative, which is the first international platform dedicated to the economic development and support of leading and high potential African women, works along with men, given the principle of “empowerment” of African women can be possible only through the collaboration with men. The African Man of the Year Award is an initiative which aims to highlight men’s commitments in favour of women on…

Paymee, revolution in mobile and online payment for Tunisian economy founded by Tunisian ICT engineer Marwen Amamou

         “Dream big, work hard and stay humble”  Marwen Amamou The worldwide mobile payment revenue in 2015 was 450 billion U.S. dollars and is expected to surpass 1 trillion U.S. dollars in 2019. The spread of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets has led to the strong growth of mobile commerce. In the fourth quarter of 2016, mobile e-commerce spending in the United States amounted to 22.7 billion US dollars according to the statistics portal statista. Tunisia which is a country that fully adheres in the technological evolution is making its way…

Orientea, a global invention with the challenge to target the world

Faycel Ouerdien started his own business just after he graduated from the university. After many trials and different ideas for establishing a profitable business in medicinal plants, he made up his mind with the idea of inventing soluble green tea that can be prepared in thirty seconds or even less. The big challenge for him is how to make such an idea with the minimum conditions and equipment without the mere fund a real success. Faycel Ouerdien our smart inventor started his business by creating his machine in order to…

Enova Robotics achieves biggest fundraising for a Startup in Tunisia

Enova Robotics, the only manufacturer of smart robots in Africa and the Arab world, has completed a fundraising of around 4.5 million dinars, which is the most important fundraising event carried out by a Startup in Tunisia. Enova Robotics Founder Anis Sahbani told media that its Startup is now moving towards a decisive phase of industrialization by creating a French entity Enova Robotics. He was a lecturer at Sorbonne University in robotics and head of the most important research laboratory on robotics, then converted into an entrepreneur. He said that…

Tunisia : Swiver raises about TND500,000 for its development

Swiver, a Tunisian cloud accounting service provider, raised about TND 500,000 from Compagnie d’Assurance et de Réassurance Tuniso-Européenne (Carte). These funds will help the company extend its services to other countries in Africa. “These funds will strengthen our business capabilities. We will offer new online services, like monthly tax returns, to our clients. Our company is planning to conquer new markets outside Tunisia”, Azzam Soualmia, the man who founded Swiver in 2016, said. In 2017, Tunisian startups raised $10.5 million. The most important funds were allocated to companies operating in big data, agriculture and creative…

Olive oil tourism of Ben Ismail Farm is new option for Rural Destination Development in Tunisia

From the very first steps you make in the landscape surrounding the Ben Ismail farm you realize that this is  an area unique in Tunisia with its greatness and fertility. The Ben Ismail farm that includes some 5,000 olive trees, is the land that gives the extra-virgin “Chétoui” oil “Triomphe de Tuccabor”,  that was awarded the gold medal at the London International Olive Oil Competition (IOOC) in 2017. An event  regarded as one of the most prestigious competitions in the world. The Ben Ismaïl farm is a family reserve that…

Omar Guiga, manufacturer of Tunisian car “Wallyscar” winner of IMF Innovation Contest

Young Tunisian Omar Guiga, who designed and manufactured the Tunisian car “Wallyscar”, is one of the winners of the Arab Youth Campaign on Innovation Contest organised by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and that has targeted young people between the ages of 18 and 35 from the Middle East / North Africa region, TAP report. The young manufacturer told TAP his factory, located in El Kabaria (south of the capital Tunis), manufactures each year 200 cars that are exported to the French, Portuguese and Spanish markets, besides the Caribbean islands,…

Mitacs Canada Award for Outstanding Innovation bestowed to Tunisian young engineer and startupper Houssem Zouaghi

A former student of the Higher Institute Multimedia Arts of Manouba (ISAMM)  Houssem Zouaghi sets for himself an objective when he was faced with a choice of a subject of a graduation project which he said that he wanted it to be “out of the box”. Surfing the net, he came across Mitacs. It is a Canadian organisation that has been designing and implementing research and training programmes for 18 years. Mitacs Globalink Programme offers fellowship between Canada and Several other partner countries including Tunisia. Houssem Zouaghi’s graduation project was…

Triomphe de Tuccabor’s extra virgin olive oil: traceability makes it unique in reaching golden triumph

Driving on my way to Medjez el Bab, reaching the hill of Toukaber, a small town but big with its riches in agricultural golden treasure of the Olive tree, I was not aware that this areas can hide such excellent and rich resources entrenched in this landscape of an amazing sightseeing for those who want to seek some rest away from busy cities. It looks like an earthly paradise or a small part of heaven left there in the north-western part of Tunisia. Stopping for a while looking around, I…