Entries by Turbine Team

How to Launch your Start-up in Mauritius

Sure, Silicon Valley may be the first place that comes to mind when you think about startups. If you have entrepreneurial dreams, why not launch your start-up in Mauritius? Mauritius is ranked among the first countries in Africa and surely has a lot to offer to new entrepreneurs. What is a Start-up? A startup is […]

4 reasons why Incubation benefits startups

There is an increasing number of people opting to launch their own businesses these days. There are various speculations that can aim to explain this phenomenon. One principal speculation, is that more and more people appreciate the satisfaction of working for themselves. Another is that people are increasingly connected and exposed to more and more […]

29/10/2018: How to finance and grow my company?

When: Monday 29 October, from 16hr30 to 18hr30 “Is it interesting to accelerate my company’s growth with the financial and strategic support of external investors?” Compass welcomes at the end of this month Lars Lindgren, Venture Capitalist and Swedish Business angel accumulating 35 years of experience. Lars will lead two workshops on the capital investment: […]

The Turbine Test Drive 2018 for start-ups is here!

Test Drive is here!! Up and running! The application period of the 1st edition of Turbine Test Drive program ended on the 17th of September 2018. After thorough screening, 31 start-up projects were selected out of 62 applicants. The projects are in various fields namely agriculture, financial technology, education, Leisure and hospitality, services, retail, digital […]

Turbine Test Drive for business ideas – what’s the hype?

Turbine recently announced the launch of its pre-incubation program, the Test Drive 2018 for business ideas, and it promises to be the ultimate event for aspiring entrepreneurs. Over the past couple of years Turbine has been building an ecosystem of disruptive entrepreneurs in Mauritius as a primary objective. As a result the business incubator has launched many initiatives; one […]


Turbine has been honored to host an exclusive conference for Google Africa, gathering 60 African ICT influential leaders and governmental policy makers, on Friday the 9th March 2018. The conference was an opportunity to showcase Mauritius as an emerging entrepreneurial hub. Fabrice Boullé, director of Turbine, and 3 Mauritian start-ups, shared their local experiences. Fundkiss, […]

Inspire Certificate ceremony

Turbine proudly presented its 5 new incubated start-ups to the press on Tuesday the 27th February 2018. It was an occasion for the start-ups to greet and meet with Dr. Vickram Bissonauth from the Mauritius Research Council and the press to explain their respective projects and the impact they want to create. Turbine also presented […]

Techniques of Negotiation by Nathalie Sanchez

Turbine first workshop on the “Techniques of Negotiation” took place on last Monday the 5th February 2018 from 2 pm to 6pm. The workshop consisted of many concrete examples and role plays to understand the Do’s and Don’ts when preparing for the negotiations and meet ups with client and suppliers, when conducting the negotiations, how […]

START ME UP by MRC Call for applications

SMEs are one of the economic pillars of Mauritius and yet their failure rate is high in their initial years. Causes of such anomalies are mainly lack of experience of the entrepreneur and the insufficient support mechanisms for start-up companies. In order to help start ups, Government of Mauritius put in place the creation of the […]