For Tunisia-based startups

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What is the programme about?

Over the last few years, Startup Mentoring by enpact has driven ambitious entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles, scale their business, connect internationally with partners and gain new insights to develop their strategy and strengthen their management skills.

As a Tunisian-based startup, you can choose between the “Startup Mentoring: West Africa + Europe” or “Startup Mentoring: East Africa + Europe” programmes.

You will be part of a 8-month mentoring journey along with 29 others highly-motivated and successful entrepreneurs: 10 from Europe in total and 20 from Africa.

Who can apply?

Entrepreneurs who:

  • have a startup based in Tunisia
  • are beyond concept validation and prototype phase in their market
  • want to improve their business operations with insights and best practices from experts and international mentors and other fast-moving entrepreneurs
  • wish to experience an outstanding and long lasting personal and entrepreneurial journey alongside engaging in the enpact community
  • are committed to doing the entire mentoring programme.

What is in it for you?

You will:

  • work on new and exciting challenges to overcome with team, funding, product development, positioning, pivoting or business development
  • explore new markets or consolidate within the national market
  • pitch to an extensive network of partners (corporates, investors, influencers, etc.)
  • gain exposure via international and regional media outlets
  • exchange stories about failures, lessons, tips and tricks with the enpact community.


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Application process & 8-month programme

Phase 1: application + selection

1. application

Deadline: 30th of June 2018

Basic application to express interest and introduce your startup.

2. application shortlist

Deadline: 8th of July 2018

Selected entrepreneurs will be asked for more information about their business.

3. interview + selection

9th – 11th of July 2018

Short-listed startups will be interviewed for final selection. Selected entrepreneurs will be asked to attend an info session on the 11th of July.

Phase 2:  8 months of intensive mentoring

1. kick-off

One comprehensive briefing day concerning the programme and the camps on the 11th of July in Tunis.

2. camp in Berlin

An intense 5-day event with expert workshops, one-on-one mentor/fellow sessions, startup safaris and more.

3. mentors’ visit

Mentors will travel few days to meet the startups locally for intensive coaching sessions.

4. camp in Accra or Nairobi

Another 5-day camp with expert workshops, one-on-one mentor/fellow sessions and more.

5. monthly calls & local meet-ups

Fellows will connect monthly with their mentors and other enpact fellows from their home country.

6. community

Access to an international alumni network of more than 400 startups, mentors, experts and partners.


Schedule East Africa + Europe

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kick-off event


camp | berlin


mentor visit


camp | nairobi





Schedule West Africa + Europe

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kick-off event


camp | berlin


mentor visit


camp | accra




What have we achieved so far?

entrepreneurs have been through our programmes

highly qualified mentors & experts joined our programmes

average number of jobs created by our participants

of the startups are still operational after three years

How much does it cost?

What do I get:

  • 8 months of individual mentoring
  • Participation in two Startup Camps
  • Accommodation, catering and travel cost during the Startup Camps
  • Your flights to the Startup Camps in Berlin + Accra or Nairobi
  • Insurance, vaccination and visa fees

Cost contribution: Full scholarship provided.

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