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Applications for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme are Open

If you’ve got a business idea or a startup that you probably are uncertain of how to proceed or lack the funds to do so, you’ll be glad to know that Africa’s largest business incubator, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is now accepting applications from African entrepreneurs, with business ideas that can transform Africa.

The Programme provides critical tools for entrepreneurial success, including:

  • Training:12 weeks of intensive training on setting-up and managing businesses
  • Mentoring:A mentor guiding successful applicants in creating a robust business plan
  • Seed Capital:$5,000 in non-returnable seed capital and access to a $5,000 convertible loan

Successful applicants will join the third cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, TEF’s 10-year, $100 million commitment to train, mentor and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs in every African country.

The likes of Uchay Ariolu of Foodstantly, Nosa Oyegun of Eat.Drink.Lagos amongst many wonderful business ideas have gone through the programme.

The application portal is open and accepting submissions until Midnight WAT on March 1, 2017. To apply, complete the online application here or find out more information at tonyelumelufoundation.org.

 

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