Flywheel is a fund to support the actors of the ecosystem of Startups in Tunisia.
It supports the launch and development of Startups and Startup support structures.
Flywheel provides a structured solution based on financial instruments to meet their current challenges.
Meet the Selection Committee
The selection committee is the body of evaluation and selection of beneficiaries of the support program Flywheel, component of the national initiative Startup Tunisia. It is a committee composed of competent and independent public/private profiles.
is a representative of Smart Capital, the operator of Startup Tunisia. Formerly an entrepreneur, she is now dedicated to supporting Startups in Tunisia
Is the founder of the innovation and sustainable development consulting firm Medina Works.
Serving as Startup Expert for the Startup Ecosystem Support Team within the Digital Transformation Center Tunisia. Ecosystem analyst and change driver with more than 5 years’ experience in the Tunisian Startup Ecosystem.
Head of Investment Funds at CDC Expertise: investment, public initiatives
Is the Managing Partner of SPE Capital in the UAE. He has been working in private equity in the Africa Middle East region since 2005.
Senior consultant in organisation and strategy Partner at Talan - Former Advisor to the Minister of ICT in charge of Strategy
Advisor, ICT Startups and innovation ecosystems development, Smart Africa
Representative of the Ministry of ICT, Business Developer Elgazala incubator
Chief operating officer, Emerging Valley With over 7 years of experience working for Ministries and Consulting firms, Julie has spent more than 14 years in Africa. She is a senior consultant, researcher and journalist specialized on African innovation and economy.
Associate Principal, Technical Architect at Salesforce Yousra Magouri is a public speaker, and a leading voice for women's empowerment and mentoring in the technology industry.
Executive Director, the DOT Zeineb is also a founding member of the Tunisian Association for Communication and Technology "TACT".
Central Director of the Digital Transformation Unit at the Tunisian Post Office
joined the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in 2012. She is currently an Investment Manager specialized in innovation and infrastructure projects.
Co-founded two start-ups (Marcel and Yuso) in 2014 sold to the Renault group in 2017. He is a former president of ATUGE France and is now an entrepreneur and Business Angel.
Is the representative of the GIZ. He has been working for 7 years between Berlin, Yangon and now in Tunisia.
A simple and fully online process
These steps ensure maximum transparency as well as an accurate and fair evaluation of all files received
Call for Application
The opening of applications on the portal
Verification of eligibility criteria and completion by the program management team
Scoring of applications by the selection committee
Vote and deliberation following the pitch session by the selection committee
Communication of results
The announcement of the results is expected 3 months after the application