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The Tony Elumelu Foundation, a leading African-funded and founded philanthropy committed to empowering african entrepreneurs. Is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.


How to Apply: Application for the  Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme is carried out at the program web page(read further for more detail and apply).
The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs.

The Programme’s objective is to generate at least 1,000,000 new jobs and create at least $10 billion in new business revenue across Africa. 

And now in its 5th year, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme has empowered 4,470 entrepreneurs, using a bespoke and robust selection, training and implementation process to create visible and sustainable impact across all 54 African countries.

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Programme



Career Description

Career Applications Deadline
The Tony Elumelu Foundation $5,000 Seed Capital Entrepreneurship Program deadline/closing date is March 1st, 2019.

Career Award/Value

  • TEF awards value are;
  • $5,000 in seed capital.
  • Business development training; one-on-one mentoring.
  • Access to TEFConnect; pan-African meetup.
  • TEF network membership and participation at the annual TEF entrepreneurship forum, the largest convening of the African entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Career Eligibility

Eligible Countries: Applicant must be a to citizens and legal residents of all African country.

Career Requirements  
Applicants must meet the following criteria;
  • Applicant must be a citizens and legal residents of all African countries. Applicants who are aspiring business owners with transformative ideas are invited to apply.
  • Applicantss who are outstanding African entrepreneurs running existing start-ups with high growth potential are invited to apply. 
  • Applicants who are French, Arabic and Portuguese speakers representative, as well as female entrepreneurs are to apply also.
  • Applications will be judged based on criteria including the following: 
  1. feasibility, scalability and potential for growth of the product/service.
  2. market opportunity for the idea/business.
  3. financial understanding, leadership potential and entrepreneurial skills.

    Application Procedures

    How to Apply
    To apply for the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme 2019 CLICK LINK BELOW.

    Career Websites
    The Entrepreneurship Programme 2019 application is online and application can be carried through the link below;


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