FAQ tStart
  • I am still far from my university degree. Can i participate?

We encourage you to submit a business plan. However, we encourage you to finish, and you suggest, if selected, to find a partner who has no further obligations and academics who can help you in the daily management of your project, including the administrative part.

  • Can I submit more than a business plan?

The terms and conditions clearly state that a business plan is only taken into account by the project leader.

  • What is the rules of the competition?

Please refer to the Participate section in which the terms and conditions explained in detail the conditions of participation.

  • What is the format for submitting a business plan?

In order to decide you fairly, we recommend that you use the model business plan that we offer, which is available on the competition section of the site

  • Are there examples of business plans?

Please see the Resources section on the www.tstart.dz  site

  • Do you have a training program dedicated to the development of business plans?

We have a road show program startup Bootcamp intended to cover the country. The list is detailed in the Schedule section. Also, the training sessions will be open soon.

  • What are the areas open to competition?

All areas are accepted as soon as the project contains innovation or technology. To do this, please see the definition of innovation in general terms.

  • Is attendance at Bootcamps mandatory?

 The presence in bootcamps throughout the national territory is not mandatory, but we strongly recommend that you attend at least one bootcamp to get free training on writing business plans, and have the opportunity to talk to an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley (San Francisco, USA)

  • Should we have a prototype of our project to participate in the competition?

It is not necessary to have, at this stage, a prototype of your product or service you want to offer to participate in the competition. Just have a clear idea of the product or service you want to develop for sale.

  • I live outside of Algiers. Can I participate in the competition?

Whatever your location, you can participate in the competition. If you are selected among the winners, you can develop your product where you live.

  • What is the incubation?

In general terms you will find a comprehensive definition of "incubation." To summarize, it is to provide a dedicated training program to help you improve the product or service you offer. Minimum equipment and a list of experts will be at your disposal.

  • If you have questions,  who do I contact?

Send an email to info@tstart.dz