A start-up is an innovative company that benefits from an advantageous legal framework in Tunisia created in 2018 and called “Start-Up Act”. As of June 2022, Tunisia’s ecosystem included 1,081 start-ups.
A startup has 4 features :
- Its existence is limited in time
- Its activity is innovative
- It can be reproduced on a larger scale
- Its activity has strong growth potential
In Tunisia, for a company to be considered a startup, it must obtain the startup label whose validity cannot exceed 8 years from the date of incorporation of the company.