2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme for African Start-ups: Application portal is now open for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme for African start-ups and young entrepreneurs.
Established in 2010, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is Africa’s private-sector-led philanthropy championing Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs across the African continent.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is established to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs over a 10-year period through the $100million commitment by the Elumelu family. The programme goal is to create at least 1million jobs and contribute over $10billion in revenue to the African economy. The Foundation has empowered over 7,531 entrepreneurs thus far across 54 African countries, through its flagship Entrepreneurship Programme.
- The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is open to entrepreneurs from across Africa, either with new startup ideas or existing businesses of less than 3 years existence, operating in any sector.
- Successful applicants will join the over 9,000 current beneficiaries, from 54 African countries, and receive business training, mentoring, a non-refundable $5,000 of seed capital and global networking opportunities.
Application Procedures for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme for African Start-ups
Applications are made through TEFConnect, the digital networking hub for the African entrepreneurship ecosystem, created by the Foundation.
Application Deadline: March 1st 2020.