Tag Archives: African entrepreneurs

  • Hafiz Adubiaro

    Hafiz Adubiaro, TEF Alumni, Expands Missions To Feed Africa

    Despite the effects on the COVID-19, pandemic, 2015 TEF Alumni and Founder of Adubiaro Farms, Hafiz Adubiaro has recently expanded his 17-hectare farmland by acquiring a 10-acre farm estate to execute his mission to feed Africa and support the regional agricultural ecosystem. Hafiz, through his agricultural business, Adubiaro Farms is on an ambitious mission to …

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  • TEF Alumna, Nneile Nkholise wins International Award in African Entrepreneur Category

    Nneile Nkholise, 2016 alumna of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme from South Africa was recently announced as one of the winners of an international award in the African Entrepreneur Category. Over the years, Nneile has had a very interesting and commendable entrepreneurship journey, and one can easily see that impact has been at the …

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  • Lucky Yvette

    Yvette Ishimwe, TEF Alumna Recognised as Innovative African Business Leader

    Founder and CEO, IRIBA Water Group, and 2016 TEF Alumna, Yvette Ishimwe, has been announced as one of the finalists at an international award targeted at Innovative African business leader What had initially started as an experiment with treating nearby lake water with an ultraviolet water purifier at the age of nineteen, has since grown …

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  • ICYMI: Tony Elumelu’s Mentoring Session Notes in 11 Vital Subheadings

    On Tuesday, September 5th, 2021, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu hosted young African entrepreneurs to the sophomore edition of his quarterly Mentoring Session. The hybrid event was held at the Foundation’s office in Lagos with other participants joining from several African countries. Following the introductions and question and answer session, each …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu at NEPC-Partnership-Signing

    50 Nigerian TEF Entrepreneurs To Benefit From TEF-NEPC N400M Partnership

    Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering young African entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, has signed a N400M partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), through the Export Expansion Facility Programme (EEFP) to accelerate the performance of 50 TEF Entrepreneurs in Nigeria within the non-oil Export Sector. At the signing ceremony, the …

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  • Ifeyinwa's Quote

    “Africa has always been a land of opportunity”, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

    The CEO of Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, in an interview with the Global Business Forum Africa, discussed some of the opportunities available to entrepreneurs and potential investors on the continent. The interview is part of the activities leading up to the GBF Africa 2021 Forum, a 2-day event set to kick off October …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu on Global Financing

    How To Leverage Global Financing For Africa: TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

    CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, was a guest speaker at The Africa Debate 2021, UK’s leading investment summit with global businesses, private and public investment bodies, thought leaders and policy makers. The 3-day event was organized to address the core pillars of Africa’s recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic. During her …

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  • Mario Egie

    How TEF Alumni, Mario Egie, secured $240,000 funding for his start-up

    Mario Egie is a blockchain enthusiast and entrepreneur, who believes in the future of Africa, and that only Africans can help themselves with powerful collaborations across the world. While Mario started working on a Blockchain payment solution to service the unbanked and make cryptocurrency expendable since October 1st, 2018, it wasn’t until 2021 that he …

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  • Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs at TEF Forum 2017

    TEF and DEG Partner to Empower 200 Additional Entrepreneurs Across Africa

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy empowering young African entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries, has partnered with DEG, the German development financial institution supporting the private sector in emerging-market countries, to empower an additional 200 entrepreneurs across Africa. The initiative will fund 200 additional young African entrepreneurs complementing the US$100M Tony Elumelu …

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  • TEF features Guest Speaker, Kasarachi Innocent, on the launch of its TEF IMPACT SERIES

    TEF features Guest Speaker, Kasarachi Innocent, on the launch of its TEF IMPACT SERIES

    Earlier today, Wednesday, April 21, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) launched its first Impact series, dedicated to spotlighting exciting, inspiring stories by featuring unique changemakers in different fields. The first guest at the event themed “Resilience in Entrepreneurship”, Kasarachi Innocent, shared valuable tips on building a successful lasting enterprise. Kasarachi is the founder and CEO, …

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