Canada: Two Tunisians co-founders of company specializing in processing of organic cereals

Napolis Nature Canada is the company, which specializes in the processing of organic cereals. It was created by Mohamed Berrim and Montassar Chebbi, two Tunisian graduates of University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM). Their success story lies in the creation of the first North American branch of Napolis Nature, headquartered in Ben Arous, Tunis, Tunisia Mohamed and Montassar’s native country. Mohamed Berrim and Montassar Chebbi are two former players on the men’s soccer team of the Citadins of the Université du Québec à Montréal. Their project is to integrate healthy…

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…

Expensya announces its € 4 million fundraising from ISAI and Seventure Partners

Expensya, the company that publishes and markets an expense management automation solution, announces its € 4 million fundraising from ISAI and Seventure Partners, as well as TDR and Business Angels, investors which renew their confidence on the occasion. “This fundraising strengthens our R & D capabilities and will help support our vision of making expense reports more intelligent, both on the French and international markets,” said Karim Jouini CEO and co-founder of Expensya. The company thus offers means to continue its ongoing growth by capitalizing on its know-how and positioning…

First edition of Sup’Com Junior Entreprise Meet-UP

Sup’Com Junior Enterprise organized on Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Sup’Com Tunis the first edition of the its Meet-UP with attendance of Sup’Com students and the participation of eminent figures and specialists in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) who introduced their expertise and spoke of their experiences. “The IT in the eyes of entrepreneurs” was the theme of the gathering which provided the occasion for the future IT engineers to discover the entrepreneurial world. The purpose of the Meet-UP is to shed light on the entrepreneurial world…

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…