The Great heritage, Triomphe de Thuccabor snatches three medals at Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition

Extra virgin Olive Oil Triomphe de Thuccabor of the Ben Ismail domain has been awarded three medals at the Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition. Mohamed Ben Ismail, Maher Ben Ismail and Salah Ben Ismail were expecting this award since they excel not only in the olive oil making but also in making an organic olive oil brand. Their exceptional hard work made it possible to book a ticket in the 2019 Los Angeles International Extra Virgin Olive Oil Competition and be among the best international renowned olive…

Med.Tn, Doctor booking platform, raises over $650,000

Med.Tn a Tunisian doctor booking platform has raised a bit over $650,000, about 2 million Tunisian Dinars, in funding from one of country’s leading insurance companies, Carte Groupe. The Start-up Med.Tn had first announced the round in December last year and closed it last month. Founded by Tunisians Aymen Turki, Issam Bellaj, and Emna Jellouli in 2017, Med.Tn connects users with different healthcare providers including doctors, pharmacies, and laboratories. The users can browse through profiles of doctors, read their reviews and book appointments with them. They can also search for pharmacies…

Travelcar start-up founded by Tunisian Ahmed Mhiri acquired by PSA Group

The French car manufacturer PSA has decided to buy the startup Travelcar, founded in 2012 by Tunisian Ahmed Mhiri. The world leader in automotive solutions around airports and train stations, the startup closed in 2017 a fourth round of financing of €15 million with the same group and the French insurance company, MAIF. Two years after acquiring a stake in TravelCar, the PSA Group, a manufacturer of the Citroën, DS Automobiles, Peugeot, Vauxhall and Opel car brands, has decided to strengthen its strategy in new mobility solutions through the acquisition…

Third edition of OPEN STARTUP TUNISIA

The final ceremony of the third edition of the OPEN STARTUP TUNISIA (OST) was held on 18 January 2019 in the City of Culture of Tunis. OST, the Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation for Students Program, is the result of a public-private partnership involving Columbia Engineering and Columbia Business School, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the United States Embassy, the BIAT Foundation, Africinvest, Columbia Global Centers and GoMyCode. At the end of the ceremony, the TUN-UP team won the final. Open Startup Tunisia is a national competition bringing…

IN: TIME Solutions, young startup that shines in Tunisian entrepreneurial landscape

IN: TIME Solutions Tunisia is one of the young startups that shine in the Tunisian entrepreneurial landscape. Launched in 2013 by Issam Zlitni, the company did not wait for the new law to access important markets, expand and shine outside our borders, while being established in Tunisia and relying on local know-how and skills. IN:TIME Solutions, as its name suggests, advises companies and provides software solutions in business processes and operations, its objective is to enable its partners to achieve zero marginal cost by providing them with the latest approach…

Entrepreneurship Fair: Riyeda to award eighteen young project initiators

Eighteen young project initiators who seek support and funding expect the Riyeda Awards on the occasion of holding a contest as part of the 6th edition of Entrepreneurship Fair Riyeda to be held on February 12-14 at the City of Culture in Tunis, President of Tunisie Place de Marché public limited company Skander Haddar. At a meeting with the press Tuesday in Tunis, Skander Haddar said that three project ideas will be selected on the basis of the criteria of innovation, the profile of the entrepreneur and the employment and…

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…