Apply For The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme On January 1, 2019

The countdown begins!

On the 1st of January 2019, at 12am, WAT, the Tony Elumelu Foundation
will begin accepting applications for the 5^th cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. If you are an African entrepreneur with a business idea or a startup with high growth potential, you are encouraged are encouraged to apply.

After four cycles, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme – the only
African-funded business development initiative of its kind – has:

  • Empowered 4,470 African entrepreneurs with a seed capital of $5,000*
    each, 12-weeks of world-class online business training, access to a
    selected network of experienced mentors; and cross-border networking
  • Connected our entrepreneurs to high profile private and public sector
    individuals, investors and advocates, to boost their business profiles
    and scale their opportunities.
  • Facilitated the new narrative of an Africa that will be sustainably
    transformed by bright entrepreneurial and innovative minds as we have
    in our Programme.

The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is open to citizens and legal residents of all African countries who run businesses based in Africa that are less than three years old. We also accept business ideas that are yet to launch.

Find out more about our Entrepreneurship Programme and our impact here