2018 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme #TEF2018

APPLY NOW! 2018 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Programme #TEF2018








About TEF

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is Africa’s largest philanthropy supporting entrepreneurship. It now now accepting applications for business ideas that can transform Africa. 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.

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


Deadline : March 1, 2018


How to apply

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

Who can apply ?


  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

View full application details here

For more information or to apply, visit: http://www.tonyelumelufoundation.org/about-tef/application-process/

Media enquiries: media@tonyelumelufoundation.org



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