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Annual Report 2018 Diversified & innovative
investment philosophy for growth

 

TAEF Fellows Program Student internship third edition

The Tunisian American Enterprise Fund (TAEF) Fellows is a unique internship program launched in 2017 specifically for students interested in supporting SME (small and medium enterprises) growth in Tunisia. It is designed to nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs and business people while providing talented interns to TAEF investees to work on pre-selected, intensive projects.

 

An impact investor An innovative financier A committed partner

TAEF intends to strengthen small and medium enterprises, to invest in sustainable growth and to lead to development impact through the entire segment of the SME Tunisian market: microenterprises, family owned small & mid cap SMEs, high growth startups and large cap SMEs.

TAEF is a resource and a partner to its investees contributing in their future with talent, innovation, energy, financial resources, technical assistance support and monitoring.

 

Bowman Cutter, TAEF chairman statement at the US Congressional hearing on enterprise funds

Tunisia is strategically important…if you run down the list of the kinds of things that you use it as indicators of countries you ought to invest in...

 

100 million dollars Committed for growth.

100 million dollars to stimulate economic development and job creation by investing in Tunisian businesses throughout the country.

 

A unique
investment approach.

TAEF invests in the growth of Tunisian businesses : microenterprises, small mid cap SMEs and some larger SMEs.
We apply innovative financing mechanisms and techniques targeted to the companies’ size and life stage whether early, growth & development or maturity.

Driving force
for economic growth

The Tunisian American Enterprise Fund intends to strengthen small and medium enterprises, invest in sustainable growth, and create greater opportunities for Tunisians, with special focus on women, youth and investments in the interior regions.

A unique
investment approach

TAEF invests in the whole segment of the SME market in Tunisia: microentreprises, traditional family owned and small mid cap SMEs, startups and the high end segment of SMEs.

TAEF invests also through the whole lifecycle of the enterprises at various stages : from early and startup, to growth development and maturity.
TAEF invests directly in SMEs and through financial institutions (microfinance institutions, PE funds, co-investment structure..).

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Microbusiness

TAEF invests in select microfinance institutions (MFIs) that provide loans to working Tunisian microentrepreneurs throughout the county.

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Small and Medium Entreprises

TAEF invests directly in a platform (TASME) dedicated to SMEs through innovative and adapted instruments (debt, equity, mezzanine) and through an innovative investment mechanism TASF. TAEF also finances “large-cap SMEs” via different approaches.

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High Growth Startups

TAEF’s high growth startups financial investment platform is to provide acceleration investments & seed funds to Tunisian startups on the cusp of rapid growth combined to a second round of venture capital funds.

We are a partner and a ressource to our investees investing in their future with talent, energy, financial resources, technical assistance support and monitoring.

Leader Food Process

Leader Food Process

Production and Processing of spices, herbs, dried pickled vegetables and nuts

Publicom

Publicom

Premises furnishing, stands and urban furnishing production and installation

Biolive Company

Biolive Company

Agribusiness (Olive oil)

Tiamed

Tiamed

Healthcare equipment and services

ALEONAT

ALEONAT

Dietary supplements

VEGA GROUP

VEGA GROUP

IT

CFE

CFE

Microfinance

Taysir microfinance

Taysir microfinance

Microfinance

NET-INFO

NET-INFO

Education

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14 August 2019

The Tunisian American Entreprise Fund supports once again the microfinance sector in Tunisia and invests in Enda Tamweel, a pioneering institution in its sector

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16 May 2019

TAEF and JOBS Tunisia partnership: a support to Tunisian SMEs

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25 January 2019

The Tunisian American Enterprise Fund invested an amount of TND 1.2 Million in Publicom

The Tunisian American Enterprise Fund (TAEF) has just invested an amount of TND 1.2 Million…
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21 December 2018

The TAEF team group at a dinner for the occasion of the new year 2019

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