The Startup Ecosystem of Tunis

Home to 90% of Tunisia’s startups, Tunis boasts a vibrant startup ecosystem that is ranked 417 in the world.


While Tunis decreased by 76 spots in its global rank in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index of 2022, its ranking in Tunisia remained stable at 1 nationally since 2021.

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In Tunisia

Regional Ranking

In Northern Africa

Global Ranking

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The Startup Ecosystem in Tunis

Startups in Tunis excel in Fintech, Education, and Hardware & and IoT. There are some notable success stories contributing to the city’s growing Fintech industry. One of the most promising startups in Tunis in 2022 is Expensya, GoMyCode, and Enda Tamweel.

Global Rank

Tunis is ranked within the top 500 startup ecosystems globally.

Top Industries

Tunis’s startups excel particularly in Fintech where it ranks 158 and in Education, and Hardware & IoT. Find out more

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Notable Startups in Tunis
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Enda Tamweel


Successful Fintech startups in Tunis
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Enda Tamweel
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Startups Ranking by Industry

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#158 worldwide

On our map, you can explore a total of 9 startups for Fintech.

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#195 worldwide

In Northern Africa, Tunis' Education is in top 195. Tunis has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Education startups that are represented on our map.

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Hardware & IoT
#289 worldwide

Hardware & IoT is ranked 289th in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.

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Why should you join Tunis's Startup Ecosystem?


Within Tunis there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Fintech, Education, Hardware & IoT. These three industries represent about 56% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Tunis.


National Rank


Regional Rank


Tunis is Tunisia's 1st best startup ecosystem and is ranked 3rd in Northern Africa. With a population of <0.1M people, Tunis is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Expensya.

Startup Infrastructure in Tunis
With a large variety of initiatives, Tunis's startup ecosystem stands out from other cities in Northern Africa. Tunis offers a number of funding opportunities for entrepreneurs and startups. Below is a list of Tunis's most prominent support initiatives:

Coworking Spaces

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Wiki Start Up

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EL Space

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Cogite Coworking Space

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