Alumni

Testimonials

Mbuih, Z.

In just 5 weeks, I have a deep insight on entrepreneurship. #Cameroon

Josiane, M.

The African Entrepreneurs that we are today, were ugly stones until you took us from the ground, exfoliated and polished us with the lovely aim to turn us into  80 Carats diamonds.

Jenny, E.

I’m learning so much from the weekly TOE way of wisdom regarding entrepreneurship

Pius, I.

Thanks to TEF for all the important things I have and am still learning. I now know that it is the METICULOUS DETAILS that will set you apart in whatever you do

Japhet, S.

I am very happy to learn that I am one of the 1000 selected candidates for 2017 class. My joy to be part of this powerful program can not be emphasized.

Dr Akinwumi Adesina

“I wish you a successful event and really look forward to a strategic partnership with you on entrepreneurship across Africa.” – Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President-elect of the African Development Bank (AfDB)

Dante Disparte

“Tony Elumelu has recently launched this challenge and backed it with $100 million of his own money, to support a pan-African era of entrepreneurs. That type of effect can really create an entire generation of entrepreneurial leadership across Africa.” – Dante Disparte, Founder and CEO at Risk Cooperative  

Professor Michael Porter

As the Founding Patron of the Tony Elumelu Foundation I am proud of what has been achieved in less than five years. I congratulate the 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs from across Africa coming to Ota for the forum. The networks you will build and the training you will receive will equip you to strategically build […]

Honorable Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

“As U.S. Secretary of Commerce, I know how entrepreneurs drive economic growth around the world. I am pleased to see Tony Elumelu investing in entrepreneurs through The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme across Africa to work towards fostering communities of innovation.”