• TEF International Youth Day speakers

    22 Quotes from the International Youth Day with TEF

    Today, we marked the International Youth Day with an event themed “Investing in Africa’s Future: Youth Empowerment through Entrepreneurship” which featured an intellectual discourse on the critical role of the youth in igniting their potential, population, and influence to create mechanisms for sustainable development across the continent. Here are some notable quotes from the event: …

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  • 5 Young African Entrepreneurs Growing Eco-friendly Businesses on the Continent

    Eco-entrepreneurship is the new fad of startup entrepreneurship, not because of its rising popularity, but its potential to transform our environment, improving the quality of life.  In Africa, green entrepreneurship is gaining significant traction, with more and more young African entrepreneurs seeking innovative ways to solve immediate environmental challenges, while making profits.   Here a …

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  • Africa is a Land of Opportunities” – Tony Elumelu Says at TIME100Talks

    On Thursday, 30th July, our Founder Tony Elumelu joined the TIME100 Talks for a conversation alongside global leaders Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and US Senator Tammy Duckworth. TIME100 Talks is a live event series that convenes leaders from every field to spotlight solutions to urgent global problems and encourage cross-disciplinary action. …

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  • Tony Elumelu, Bill Gates, US Senator Duckworth Convene at Time100 Talks

    Tomorrow Group Chairman, Heirs Holdings, and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu will join Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and U.S Senator, Tammy Duckworth on TIME100 Talks to discuss strategies for creating sustainable and inclusive economic growth across the world. TIME100 Talks is a new live event series that convenes leaders from every field to …

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  • On Building People and Raising Leaders – A Conversation with TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

    CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, recently took an interview with HH People, the magazine publication of Heirs Holdings, on the importance of raising leaders, and the Foundation’s upcoming 10 year milestone. On the Evolution of the Tony Elumelu Foundation The Tony Elumelu Foundation has been consistent right from the beginning. Our mission …

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  • An Interview on Youth Development in Africa with Claude Borna, MD & Chief Innovation Officer, Sèmè City

    A self-described entrepreneurial-minded strategist, Claude is passionate about creating and leading disruptive businesses. With an MBA from UCLA and a bachelor’s from McGill University, she started as a senior consultant with Deloitte in London, then joined Amazon to drive highly strategic categories, and eventually moved to Sony Pictures where she was appointed Senior Vice President …

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  • TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Joins the Lagos State Governor, LCCI to Discuss

    TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Joins the Lagos State Governor, LCCI to Discuss Private-Public Sector Collaboration for a Better Post-Covid-19 Economic Outlook

    Yesterday, June 17, TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu joined His Excellency the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a virtual webinar organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry [LCCI], the foremost Chamber of Commerce and Industry in West Africa. The event hosted a panel of Chief Executives to discuss the economic strategy of the State …

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  • Coronavirus inventors

    The Coronavirus pandemic has brought out the innovator in many Africans. From automatic hand-washing machine to a solution to connect his community with relevant information and so on, the innovators are helping put the pandemic in check. Mohammed Akamara is Sierra Leonian. His country like many countries in the developing world is home to some …

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  • ifeoma okafor-obi

    There is Still Hope for African Startups in This Global COVID-19 Pandemic

    TEF Director of Entrepreneurship Programme, Ifeoma Okafor-Obi, joined the Breakfast Connect Show on Africa Business Radio to discuss the survival of African Startups in this global COVID-19 Pandemic.

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  • ANNONCE: La Fondation Tony Elumelu reporte le programme d’entrepreneuriat TEF 2020 et le forum TEF jusqu’en 2021

    French | Arabic | Portuguese Dans l’intervalle, la Fondation Tony Elumelu offrira une formation gratuite sur TEFConnect tout en travaillant avec les décideurs, les gouvernements et les institutions de financement du développement pour catalyser un soutien supplémentaire aux entrepreneurs africains post-coronavirus.  TEFConnect hébergera également des informations essentielles sur la pandémie pour protéger la santé et la sécurité de tous …

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