Tony Elumelu Foundation Blazes a Trail for African Entrepreneurs
In 2015, Nigerian business mogul Tony Elumelu of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, commited to identifying, training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs in 10 years. In 2018 more than 150,000 applicants from 114 African countries applied to join the 4th cycle of the Tony Elumelu Foundation's U.S.$100 Million programme where 1,000 successful applicants with high business growth potential were selected.
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East African, 6 February 2018
When Brenda Amongin first started her online shop selling African art and crafts, she struggled to raise capital to grow the business. "I used my savings to buy materials but the… Read more »
Guardian, 26 January 2018
The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational… Read more »
This Day, 6 December 2017
One of Africa's largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship - The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced that it would begin begin accepting applications for the fourth… Read more »
IC Publications, 16 November 2017
The Young Entrepreneurship Day will bring together some of the most Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs with investors and new partners to help them scale up their ideas… Read more »
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa's leading philanthropy organisation dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum ... Read more »