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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