Samsung FastTrack puts technology at the service of impact The call for applications for the 6th edition is officially open

Tunisia Tribune (Samsung FastTrack) – The call for applications for the 6th edition of Samsung FastTrack was officially launched on Tuesday, October 4, 2022.

About Samsung FastTrack (SFT)

Initiated by Samsung Electronics Tunisia (SETN) and implemented by Impact Partner (Yunus Social Business Tunisia), Samsung FastTrack is an intensive 4-week program that exclusively targets early-stage tech startups with social impact. This year, 8 to 10 startups will be selected to participate in the 6th edition which will take place in November 2022.

Preview of the previous edition:

In November 2021, 11 startups were selected and 20 entrepreneurs embarked on a rewarding journey of learning and growth.

The program lasted 4 weeks, with more than 25 general sessions led by experts and 40 hours of coaching and personalized training. The program was crowned by a Demo Day during which the selected entrepreneurs took turns on stage to pitch. At stake, three prizes with a total value of 40 thousand DT.

After an evaluation and selection by 7 high-level jury members, the 3 winning startups were announced:

  • First Prize (20 thousand DT): Hack Up, founded by Ayhem Ghanmi – A Tunisian start-up that is reshaping the way businesses and developers match through an online platform that includes high-quality, fun assessment tests, to accomplish a smooth and efficient process.
  • Second Prize (10 thousand DT): Kumulus, co-founded by Iheb Triki and Mohamed Ali Abid – A water technology company that aims to solve the problem of drinking water scarcity in Africa and the Middle East by creating machines that use solar energy to turn humidity in the air into water drinkable.
  • Third Prize (10 thousand DT): Civitas, co-founded by Firas Gaffari – A Gov-tech start-up that provides complete and high-end digital solutions for administrations and government entities and offers a new class of smart, simple to use and easy to configure products.

What to expect ?

By joining Samsung FastTrack, you could benefit from:

  • A free program.
  • A unique 1-0-1 coaching experience.
  • Training delivered by national and international experts.
  • An opportunity to meet potential investors.
  • Huge networking opportunities.
  • A chance to win one of 3 prizes (40 thousand DT in total).
  • A chance to get additional funding for participation in an international event.
  • Access to additional financial and technical support through Impact+, the Impact Partner post-program.

Who can participate?

To be the next startup to join Samsung Fastrack, you must:

  • Be a start-up in the technological sectors
  • Be at an “early-stage”, at least have a PoC (Proof of Concept) (an MVP is preferable, but not necessary).
  • Have a social impact.

How to apply:

Visit the “Samsung FastTrack” pages on Facebook and F6S to learn more about the program, and APPLY NOW! The deadline for submitting applications is Sunday, November 6.


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