Apply for Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme 2021 ($5,000)

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The application portal for the 7th cohort of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is now open. The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)—Africa’s leading philanthropy focused on empowering African entrepreneurs—is looking for the most innovative business ideas across the African continent.


You are eligible to apply if have:

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  • A business idea or a start-up under three years of existence
  • An African citizen
  • Your business or idea can be from any sector

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You could be selected to join our current 9,038 beneficiaries from across 54 African countries.


  • Business Training
  • Mentorship
  • $5,000 non-refundable seed capital
  • Global Networking Opportunities

The application portal opens January 1 and closes midnight, March 31, 2021.

Apply HERE

For more information visit the official webpage of TEF 2021

Deadline: March 31st 2021


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