• Diaspora Summer Networking 2023: A highly successful first edition

    Birth of an alliance of Diaspora Associations Launch of the “Tunisia Global Forum”, a significant international business event to enhance Tunisia’s visibility and attractiveness. Tunis, 02 August 2023 –   Six associations of professional Tunisian diaspora, active in different countries, have decided to unite their efforts to jointly organize an unprecedented summer gathering to interconnect their […] Read More
  • TAYP retreat 2023: Bringing the community together and growing together

    BOSTON, MA – The Tunisian-American Young Professionals (TAYP) is organizing the second annual retreat on May 13th and 14th at the Wylie Center & Tupper Manor in Boston. This event will bring together accomplished professionals from various sectors to support each other and share their experiences. The program will include several workshops related to finance, […] Read More
  • TAYP network mobilized in the fight against COVID-19

    As the world races to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects, we have witnessed an inspiring wave of human solidarity in face of this unprecedented adversity. Since the beginning of the coronavirus spread, doctors, scientists, engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs from all sectors have been putting their time, knowledge, and expertise in the service of […] Read More
  • “UtiQ Ventures” is launching the first VC fund for Tunisia and North Africa

    UtiQ Ventures is a newly formed venture capital firm, focused on investing in tech startups in Tunisia and North Africa. The firm’s senior partners, Ghazi Ben Othman and Sami Ben Romdhane, are leveraging their combined 50+ years of professional experience in Silicon Valley to launch a VC fund that is quite unique in the Arab […] Read More
  • Endeavor Tunisia’s special 1st selection

    The Tunisian entrepreneurship ecosystem saw a major and promising addition earlier this year with the launch of Endeavor Tunisia. The American non-profit organization has presence in 30 countries and an impressive network of talented individuals and organizations. it supports scale-up stage entrepreneurs with high growth potential and push them to think bigger, make better decision […] Read More
  • A Tunisian Success Story from MEPI & TAYP’s Startup RISE PROGRAM

    Ahmed Cheikhrouhou, the 43-year-old RISE entrepreneur, co founder and CFO of Polysmart, has been making waves in an unexpected field: gaming. One of the most promising startups to come out of TAYP StartUp RISE program, the Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) program StartUp Regional Initiative to Support Entrepreneurship (RISE) in partnership with the US-Middle East […] Read More
  • Tunisia at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

    More than 900 entrepreneurs, 300 investors, U.S governments officials, and journalists, attended the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), an event that was held at Stanford University in the home of modern innovation, Silicon Valley, California, on June 22-24, 2016. The summit,, an initiative started by President Obama in 2010, aims at promoting entrepreneurship and […] Read More
  • Celebrating RISE Program– Investing in Tunisian Startups

    On Saturday May 28, 2016 an investment ceremony was organized by TAYP Regional Initiative to Support Entrepreneurship (RISE)-a diaspora mentoring program aimed at assisting a select group of Tunisian entrepreneurs to access United States markets. The initiative is powered by Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP), is funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and […] Read More
  • Universities Deans meeting at Harvard

    The US Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law department organized a study tour on technology transfer an innovation based entrepreneurship. The delegation was composed of Tunisian and Algerian public universities Deans. On March 3rd, the delegation visited Harvard University and various start-up incubators. A roundtable was organized at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government with the […] Read More
  • Start-Up RISE: A Promising Kick-off Event

    The official kick-off of Start-Up RISE program was held on January 9, 2016 with a ceremony organized at the Mediterranean School of Business. Start-Up RISE (Regional Initiative to Support Entrepreneurship), is a pilot program funded by the US Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and implemented by the Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP), in partnership with Wiki […] Read More
  • RISE: Leveraging the Tunisian Diaspora to Empower Growth Stage Enterprises

    TAYP’s latest initiative to support entrepreneurial development in Tunisia kicked off in October. RISE, made possible by the Middle East partnership Initiative based in Morocco, is a pilot program with the aim to create linkages between Tunisian entrepreneurs with high export potential and members of the diaspora in the United States to facilitate the former’s […] Read More
  • Science, Innovation, and the Start-Up Ecosytem in Tunisia

    One of the most famous real estate for high-tech innovation and entrepreneurial activity has been Silicon Valley. The notoriety of this relatively small area began when two Stanford University graduates, William Hewlett and David Packard, started a company together from a garage in Palo Alto with $500 in cash. They named it Hewlett-Packard, and launched […] Read More