Implementing decrees of Startup Act to be published in summer 2018
Decrees implementing the Startup Act will be published during this summer, Anouar Maarouf, Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy announced Saturday.
He added that these decrees were submitted to the Prime Ministry on April 30, 2018 and are currently being finalised; namely the consultative phase of the stakeholders which are the administrative tribunal and the different ministries, the minister said on the sidelines of a meeting on the Startup Act organised by the Order of Tunisian Engineers (French: OIT).
He added that his department is currently working on the fund of funds project that will solve the funding problem and develop the activities of Tunisian startups.
In this context, he recalled that Tunisia will host, in October 2018, an African event on African startups. It will also host in June 2019 the World Startup Festival, whose objective is to promote Tunisia to the rank of African hub for startups.