The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the largest African philanthropic initiative dedicated to entrepreneurship, launched on January 1 from Lagos, Nigeria, the registration of applications for the development of entrepreneurship in Africa.


At the end of the registration period, which runs from January 1 to March 1, 2019, young entrepreneurs who will be selected across all African countries will receive funding and training to develop their activities. They will join the 4,470 entrepreneurs who have already benefited from the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) program.

To apply, entrepreneurs aged at least 18, legal residents or citizens of an African country whose profit-making business is based on the Continent, and who has 0 or 3 years of existence, are called upon to fill in an online form on the TEFConnect website - - the largest digital platform dedicated to African entrepreneurs.

The deadline to apply and send applications runs until 1 March 2019 at midnight. Applications will be judged on criteria such as the feasibility, scalability and growth potential of the product / service; the market opportunity for the idea / company; financial understanding, leadership potential and entrepreneurial skills.


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