Work-Life Balance

As an entrepreneur, it’s so easy for your work to become all you do. This time, we caught up with Chidiebere Nnorom and Tunde Ibidapo Obe to discuss how they strike a work-life balance  

Learning from Failure

This Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur & CEO Stemme Baby Care Chinonso Obiagwu had shut down his business till he finally received funding from TEF to get back up on his feet. He learnt a crucial lesson from this set back. Listen as he shares all he’s learnt from the failure and success of running a thriving […]

This Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur was Invited to Join President Macron on Stage

This Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur and CEO of Happy Coffee Nigeria, Adeyinka Spencer-Tekenah came to the Interactive session well prepared with samples of her product. She was given a golden opportunity to ask President Emmanuel Macron a question during the session and he invited her to the stage to show her product to him. Today, she shares […]

3 Things You Need to Know About the TEF-AFD Partnership

On Wednesday, July 4 2018, on the sidelines of the interactive session with TEF Founder, Tony Elumelu, President of France, Emmanuel Macron and 2,000 entrepreneurs, history was made with the signing of a partnership agreement between The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Agence Française de Développement (AFD).    These are 3 things you need to know about the partnership: […]


LAGOS, NIGERIA, 4 July 2018 – French President Emmanuel Macron offered a bold and new vision of France’s relationship with Africa, speaking at an exclusive session hosted by the Tony Elumelu Foundation in Lagos today. He passionately advocated a new partnership, prioritizing the role of entrepreneurship in driving Africa’s renaissance, highlighting the importance of the […]

Video: Interactive Session with President Emmanuel Macron and Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs

Today, we had an interactive session with President Emmanuel Macron, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs  & the wider entrepreneurship ecosystem. This historic session was moderated by our Founder Tony O. Elumelu, CON and provided African entrepreneurs a platform to closely engage with President Macron, learn from his experience as one of the youngest Heads of State in […]

Transcript of Interactive session with President Emmanuel Macron.

Opening remarks by Chairman: Please let’s be seated. Mr president, is it good afternoon, good afternoon. Ladies and gentlemen good afternoon and welcome to this interactive forum. I and the TEF are happy to host this interactive session with the president. The president is no stranger to Nigeria, he is no stranger to Nigerians, he […]