Updated Jan 11, 2018CLOSED

TEP Entrepreneurship Programme

Offered by Tony Elumelu Foundation

Launched in 2015, The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents our 10-year, $100 million commitment, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs, and add $10 billion in revenues to Africa’s economy.

TEF Entrepreneurship Programme includes 7 pillars to offer a unique holistic system of effective and intensivesupport:
-Seed Capital
-Online mentoring
-Online Resource Library
-TEF Entrepreneurship Forum
-TEF Alumni Network
-Startup Enterprise Toolkit
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CLOSEDMar 01, 2018Deadline

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 1: Ideation, Stage 2: Research & Development and Stage 3: Proof of Concept
Implemented In:
Focus AreasAll Sectors
All applications will be judged on 5 core criteria, which are:
-Feasibility of the business idea.
-Market Opportunity: knowledge and understanding of the market, customers and competitors for their idea/business.
-Financial Understanding: understanding of the basic financial requirements of running a business, costs and revenues.
-Scalability: Demonstrates potential for replication and growth of their product or service to create jobs and wealth.
-Leadership Potential and Entrepreneurial Skills: Demonstrate leadership potential, capable of attracting people, customers and resources.

The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme is a Pan-African programme and open to business ideas from all the 54 African countries from which we will select the best business ideas for the programme.

Application Directions

All Applications must be submitted ONLINE through theAPPLICATIONPORTAL. You must complete an application form by answering a series of mandatory questions and uploading additional documents and identification materials. After submission, you will receive a confirmation email of receipt within 1 working day.
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