Navigating linguistic and dialectal gaps
through AI-powered NLP

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About Us

iCompass is a leading Artificial Intelligence startup specialized in Natural Language Processing products using the latest Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning technologies to develop speech transcription services, automatic voice generation and chatbot/voicebot products.
iCompass broke linguistic barriers in the Middle East and Africa thanks to its newly developed products that process Arabic dialects and African languages, in addition to standard languages such as English and French.


We value knowledge, integrity and diversity to deliver innovative, anticipatory, and reliable multilingual and multidialectal customer-centric solutions.


We are committed to delivering the latest R&D smart solutions, and providing a deeper machine understanding of standard languages and underrepresented dialects in Africa and the Middle East.


We deliver our clients with customized and high-performing NLP solutions focused on an optimized and enhanced customer experience.


We provide a deeper machine understanding of African and Arabic languages and dialects bridging the digital gap between brands and their customers through automated Text to Speech, Speech to Text, and chatbot/voicebot solutions.

Our Products

Demo Text-to-Speech
Demo Voice-to-Voice
Demo Speech-to-Text

Our Partners




  • National Robotics Weekend

    iCompass CEO Ahmed Nouisser, AI R&D engineers Abir Messaoudi and Chayma Fourati were part of the hackathon weekend as jury and panelists. Ahmed Nouisser delivered the closing remarks at the ceremony sharing iCompass' story and lessons learned.

  • AMLD Africa 2021

    iCompass CTO Dr. Hatem Haddad delivered a talk on "Tunisian Dialect NLP Journey as low-resourced language" at the first Applied Machine Learning Days Africa edition.

  • Tunizi among Top 10 best African Datasets

    ZINDI ranked Tunizi, iCompass' unique dataset in Tunisian dialect written in Latin characters and numbers (not Arabic), in the Top 10 African languages datasets.

  • iCompass wins the Migration Entrepreneurship Prize

    iCompass was selected amongst the winners of the Tunisian track of the Migration Entrepreneurship Prize by the Swiss FDFA's Peace and Human Rights Division and Seedstars.

  • iCompass in the 3rd Cohort of Orange Fab Tunisia

    iCompass joins the 3rd cohort of Orange Fab Tunisia; an accelerator that supports the growth of promising startups in the Tunisian ecosystem.

  • iCompass special guest
    at TensorFlow Meetup

    TensorFlow hosted iCompass CTO Dr. Hatem Haddad and AI engineer Malek Naski as special guests to talk about Tunisian NLP challenges.

  • iCompass wins the AIR2 Flywheel Initiative

    AIR2 aims at financially supporting seed stage startups to prepare for their next round of fundraising for Series A. It is organized by Smart Tunisia, propulsée par Smart Capital, the GIZ, the CDC and the World Bank.

  • ICLR workshop

    KUDO to our team members : Chayma Fourati, Abir Messaoudi and Hatem Haddad. AfricaNLP Workshop : "Our paper has been accepted to appear at ICLR workshop on 26 April 2020, AddisAbaba, Ethiopia"

  • ZINDI Winners

    Kudo to our team member Chayma Fourati for winning Zindi competition part 3. "AI4D-African Language Dataset Challenge"

  • LLLD Conference

    Kudo to our Linguistics expert Razak Ben-Hamida for his paper "Shifting Boundaries in a Multilingual Context: The Case of Tunisian Social Media Network Writing".