#Opportunity: Applications for the Tony Elumelu Foundation $100M Entrepreneurship Development Programme now Open!

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship initiative, is now accepting applications for business ideas that can transform Africa in its 4th edition of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme .

Launched in 2015, the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy.

Currently in its 10th year, the Programme provides critical tools for business success, including:

Training: 12 weeks of intensive online training which guides creating and managing a business

Mentoring: A world-class mentor to guide during the early transformation stages of the business

Funding: $5,000* in seed capital to prove the concept, plus access to further funding

Network: Access to the largest network of African start-ups and TEF’s own global contacts



The business must be based in Africa

The business must be for profit

The business must be 0-3 years old

Applicants must be at least 18 and a legal resident or citizen of an African country

To apply, complete the online application

Deadline is midnight (WAT), March 1, 2018.

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