January 13, 2017

Tunisian Delegation at the RiseUp Summit in Cairo in December 2016!

For the second year in a row, Cogite led a Tunisian delegation of startups and entrepreneurship supporters to the RiseUp Summit in Cairo, the MENA region’s biggest startup gathering. After first attending RiseUp in 2015, Cogite returned to Egypt this year with even more startups, more energy, and more impact. Cogite’s participation included hosting a…

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November 22, 2016

Takeaways from GEW 2016 at Cogite

This year, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) was widely celebrated throughout Tunisia. An annually occurring event, the GEW is celebrated in 160 countries with more than 15,000 partner organizations, including Cogite!   From November 14-18, Cogite organized a full week of events  alongside many other exciting activities at L’Institut des hautes études commerciales de Carthage (IHEC),…

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October 6, 2016

A Space for Big ideas: Cogite Hosts iGmena Summit

This past weekend, Cogite had the pleasure of hosting the 2016 iGmena Summit, an initiative by the Hague-based Hivos International. Founded in 2012, iGmena “brings voices together from the MENA region on Internet governance and policies” with a specific focus on knowledge-sharing and capacity-building activities. For this summit, iGmena gathered over 75 diverse internet governance stakeholders…

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July 21, 2016

Panel discussion for a more competitive entrepreneurship ecosystem in Tunisia

Panel discussion for a more competitive entrepreneurship ecosystem in Tunisia This Tuesday, July 19th, Cogite was proud to host over 100 people for its event on the Tunisian entrepreneurship ecosystem. Initially intended to be a small panel discussion, high turnout quickly transform the discussion into a lively event, with engaged exchanges that continued for hours….

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June 13, 2016

Cogite Delegation at Startup Fest Europe

As part of our mission to raise the profile of the Tunisian startup scene, Cogite led a group of five Tunisian startups from the Cogite community and two business angels to Startup Fest Europe in Amsterdam. The biggest European startup conference of 2016, Startup Fest Europe is a “weeklong festival celebrating and connecting daring entrepreneurs,…

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March 21, 2016

Cogite Partnership with STEP 2016 in Dubai

Cogite is about to go back on the road again – and this time, internationally! This April, Cogite will be acting as a proud partner of the 2016 STEP conference, the largest interactive gathering in the Middle East, taking place April 4-5, 2016. Hosted in Dubai, STEP 2016 will bring over 6,000 people from all…

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March 14, 2016

Visit at Cogite

Last Friday, Cogite had the great pleasure of hosting Richard Bogle, CEO of the Drosos Foundation, for his first visit to Cogite! The Drosos Foundation, which is committed to enabling people in difficult situations to live a life of dignity, is an essential Cogite partner and supported Cogite’s move to the new Cogite Villa this past October. Upon arrival, Mr. Bogle was…

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February 25, 2016

Coworking projects in Medenine

Last weekend, the Cogite team returned to Djerba to host a three-day Coworking Camp with entrepreneurs and “changemakers” from across the Medenine governorate. Part two of our Cogite Direction Sud initiative, this Coworking Camp concluded a month-long Cogite activities series in Djerba Houmt Souq, Zarzis and Medenine. We were happy to see many familiar faces…

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January 27, 2016

Cogite in Medenine, south of Tunisia.

In a sunny January week, the Cogite team took to the road to launch its new initiative, Cogite Direction Sud. In partnership with Mercy Corps, this project aims to bring together the diverse community of entrepreneurs in the governorate of Medenine to explore opportunities for establishing coworking spaces or similar-style hubs in this governorate. It…

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December 16, 2015

Tunisian delegation at RiseUp Summit Egypt

Tunisian Delegation at the RiseUp Summit in Cairo This past week, the Cogite Coworking Space team travelled to Egypt to attend the RiseUp Summit 2015, hosted at the Greek Campus in downtown Cairo. The top entrepreneurship event in the Middle East and North Africa, RiseUp gathered thousands of participants from around the world, including the best start-ups of…

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