The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is happy to announce that the 2018 search for 1,000 of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs has begun! We are now accepting applications for the 4th cycle of our ground-breaking Pan-African entrepreneurship development initiative, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
After 3 cycles, our 3,000 entrepreneurs across Africa have created tens of thousands of jobs in the process – in the Agriculture industry alone, they are responsible for over 15,000 jobs.
Apply, or refer others to gain access to critical tools for business success, including:
1. Training: 12 weeks of online training which guides creating and managing a business
2. Mentoring: A world-class mentor to guide during the business transformation stages
3. Funding: $5,000* in seed capital to prove the concept, plus access to further funding
4. Network: Access to the largest network of African start-ups and TEF’s global contacts
The Programme is TEF’s 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs by 2024.
The application portal is open and accepting submissions until Midnight WAT on March 1, 2018. To apply, complete the online application www.application.tonyelumelufoundation.org.