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    Tony Elumelu Celebrated As Top 25 Influential Individuals In Africa’s Energy Sector

    The Africa Energy Chamber (AEC) has recognised Tony Elumelu CON, Chairman Heirs Holdings, as one of twenty-five influential individuals expected to shape Africa’s energy sector in 2022 and beyond. The list is a part of AEC’s highly anticipated annual outlook tagged ‘The State of African Energy 2022’, a report which outlines Africa’s energy sector and …

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    Entrepreneurs have completed the business management training globally likened to an MBA.

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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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    #TEFConnectAfrica50: 50 Entrepreneurs to Connect with in Africa!

    The biggest story of the last year has undoubtedly been the novel coronavirus and, irreversibly, its effect on the economy. However, entrepreneurs in Africa have remained committed to their vision to reshape the narrative of Africa while ensuring the best possible future. From businesses to social enterprises, African entrepreneurs across the continent are undeniably making …

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  • Enhancing your Business with TEFConnect

    Social media can be used to build brand awareness and relationships with consumers through engaging content and participating in industry discussions. TEFConnect, the digital networking platform for African entrepreneurs, can help entrepreneurs who are keen to grow their businesses. Here are six ways to easily move the needle with your small business: 1. Find customers …

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  • Expanding your Business Beyond your Country: Business beyond Physical Borders

    Interview with Titi Akinola, TEFConnect, the Tony Elumelu Foundation How can entrepreneurs take advantage of the digital economy to expand their business beyond their country? Let’s start by defining what exactly the digital economy refers to. In simple terms, it refers to an economy based on digital technologies; mostly perceived as conducting business over the …

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  • Meet the Selected Entrepreneurs

    More than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applied to join the 4th ‎cycle of The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Today, the Foundation announced the African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas. Meet all the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs here   Submit Cancel Thanks for your feedback!

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  • Momar, T.

    The Foundation has equipped me with certain business management principles which I credit for my ability to strategically grow my company and scale my projects across the continent. Before we joined the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, we had a turnover of $20,000-$30,000. We took the seed capital provided by the Foundation, invested wisely and we did …

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  • Ada, O.

    Thank you Tony Elumelu Foundation for your belief in me when in 2012, you gave me an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to contribute to Nigeria’s development. As a Tony Elumelu Foundation Fellow, I had a fully funded position as the Senior Advisor to Akin Adesina, the then Minister of Agriculture, through an MOU with the Ministry. …

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  • Katherine, H.

    Participation in the Elumelu Professionals Program (EPP) provided me with a wealth of new experiences and know ledge, particularly around the business climate in Nigeria. The experience has proven integral to my current work at Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as well as my prior work at Kaiser EDP in South Africa and at the African …

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