The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Launched $100m programme to empower next generation of African entrepreneurs
Lagos, Nigeria, 1 December 2014 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the launch of a $100m Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative – The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme – a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring, designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs. The programme is the first initiative of its kind to […]Read More
Abuja, Nigeria October 16 2014 – Tony O. Elumelu Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings has announced the launch of The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund. The Fund was launched by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, with the purpose of revitalizing the economies of post conflict and disaster communities across […]Read More
In attendance: Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, and Salva Kir of South Sudan. Kigali, Rwanda Thursday, 3 July 2014 Good Afternoon to all of you: I stand before you as the Chairman of Africa Exchange Holdings (AFEX), and Chairman of Heirs Holdings, an African investment company […]Read More
Pan-African think tank to focus on unlocking and promoting economic opportunities across Africa Abuja, 8 May 2014 – Tony O. Elumelu, CON, the chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, today announced the launch of the Africapitalism Institute at the World Economic Forum on Africa, in Abuja, Nigeria. Africapitalism – the […]Read More
Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development
Africa’s economic outlook appears positive but there are serious underlying problems, particularly for SMEs which are the main drivers of any sustainable economy.
Access To Finance
Increasing access to finance is a key structural deficit that needs to be addressed to foster entrepreneurship and spur social and economic development in Africa.
Policy & Research
We partner with the public sectors of African countries to create a more enabling environment for business. We use the breadth of our resources to collaborate with governments, institutions, decision makers, and community leaders to improve competitiveness.
Group Corporate Social Responsibility
We play a strategic role to support CSR across all companies in the Heirs Holdings Group by identifying priority needs in the communities where the group has operations and designing innovative programmes & interventions that align with the group’s principles and objectives.