TheBlackList Pub

For All Points-Of-The-View.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Accepting Applications for 4th Cycle of $100m Entrepreneurship Development Programme

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2018 PROGRAM DATES: May 1 - December 2018

Africa's largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship - The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is now accepting applications for business ideas that can transform Africa.

To apply, complete the online application at application.tonyelumelufoundation.org. The deadline is midnight (WAT) on 1 March 2018.

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 Programme, in its 4th cycle, is TEF's 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs by 2024. 

TEF Founder, serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony O. Elumelu, CON said:

"When we launched the TEF Programme and committed $100 million, I knew we would create impact, but I never imagined it would be of this magnitude. We've unleashed a movement of African entrepreneurs -- a force so strong, I am confident they will collectively transform Africa. We need Africa's best and brightest to grow their businesses and build our continent."

1,000 entrepreneurs will be selected based on the viability of their idea, including: market opportunity; financial understanding; scalability; leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

Eligibility: 

1. The business must be based in Africa

2. The business must be for profit

3. The business must be 0-3 years old

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

CEO of the Foundation, Parminder Vir OBE said:

"We encourage women, French and Portuguese speakers to apply. Our 3,000 alumni are already growing their businesses and improving lives. If you have a transformational business or an idea, we have an opportunity for you."

* $5,000 seed capital is paid based on the official Central Bank of Nigeria naira equivalent value at the date of selection for the programme. 

About The Tony Elumelu Foundation 

The Foundation's long-term investment in empowering African entrepreneurs is emblematic of Tony Elumelu's philosophy of Africapitalism, which positions Africa's private sector, and most importantly entrepreneurs, as the catalyst for the social and economic development of the continent.

www.tonyelumelufoundation.org

SOURCE Tony Elumelu Foundation

CONTACT: Bolanle Omisore, Head, Marketing and Communications, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Heirs Place, 1 MacGregor Road - Ikoyi, Lagos - Nigeria, M: +234-705-454-6117, E: Bolanle.omisore@tonyelumelufoundation.org, www.tonyelumelufoundation.org

Views: 166

Reply to This


Donations Accepted

 

Forum

Conference To Increase Pipeline Of African American/ Black Students To Attend Medical School Hosted By Physicians Medical Forum

Started by TheBlackList in Politics yesterday. 0 Replies

High School, Community College, University/College, Pre-med, and Post- Baccalaureate Students Invited to Attend at NO COST | Sat., March 17,…Continue

How to Plan Your Move with Packers and Movers Company?

Started by Soni Kumari in Politics on Friday. 0 Replies

               It is the professional packers and movers company that make your move safe and smooth experience for you. You don't face any type of problem when you are moving with a reliable company as they are professional and moving experts who…Continue

Tags: solutions, near, by, charges, shifting

Festival In Tsum Valley Trek

Started by Musicaladventuretrekking in LEISURE_RECREATION_TRAVEL on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Continue

Yamagochi

Started by Junious Ricardo Stanton in CURRENT EVENTS AND TOPICAL ISSUES on Tuesday. 0 Replies

YamagochiJunious Ricardo Stanton In 1960 when he was…Continue

Welcome to "THE MANHOOD LINE: LIVE!" For Men -- by Mike Ramey

Started by TBL_Promoter in CURRENT EVENTS AND TOPICAL ISSUES Feb 18. 0 Replies

THE MANHOOD LINE: LIVE! ™ BY MIKE RAMEYFEAR NOT!Welcome to America’s NEW monthly favorite column for Men: THE MANHOOD LINE: LIVE! It’s predecessor, THE…Continue

Events

February 2018
SMTWTFS
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728
       

© 2018   Created by KWASI Akyeampong.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Offline

Live Video

= = http://theblacklist.net/