Tag Archives: Tony Elumelu Foundation

  • Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur, Mohammed Kamar

    Tony Elumelu Funded Startup in Sierra Leone is Tackling Power Problems with Hybrid Solution

    Tony Elumelu startup in Sierra Leone; Light Salone Innovation is providing rural communities with access to affordable renewable energy systems built using recycled materials. Launched in September 2018 after its team met at a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) youth innovation competition, Light Salone designs and fabricates small-scale renewable hybrid energy plants that combine solar and wind. …

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  • TEF and AfDB

    La Fondation Tony Elumelu verse la première tranche de l’engagement de partenariat de 5 millions de dollars de la Banque africaine de développement.

    La BAD rejoint le programme TEF pour catalyser l’entrepreneuriat à travers l’Afrique. De droite à gauche: Tony O.Elumelu, CON, Fondateur, de la Fondation Tony Elumelu et Akinwunmi Adesina, Président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) au Forum de l’entrepreneuriat de la Fondation Tony Elumelu 2019 – la plus grande conférence sur l’entrepreneuriat en Afrique. …

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  • TEF and AfDB

    Tony Elumelu Foundation Disburses First Tranche of $5m Partnership Commitment from African Development Bank

    From Right to Left: Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation and Akinwunmi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) at the 2019 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum – Africa’s largest entrepreneurship conference. AfDB Joins TEF Programme Catalysing Entrepreneurship Across Africa Tony O. Elumelu, CON, has congratulated the African Development Bank (AfDB), and AfDB President …

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  • Lionel Zinsou

    Lionel Zinsou

    Co-founder and Managing Partner of SouthBridge, Lionel Zinsou is former Prime Minister of the Republic of Benin (2015-2016). Previously, he was an Executive Director for Danone where he held several positions, General Partner at Rothschild & Cie and President of PAI Partners, one of the major private equity funds in Europe. His professional career began …

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  • TEF-Mentor-Tinashe-Gombiro

    Mentoring is About Sharing Experiences – Tinashe Gombiro

    The art of Mentorship is a critical pillar of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Mentors are selected for their expertise, passion for Africa’s economic growth and alignment to the programme vision and mission. They bring their substantial experience in business, supporting new entrepreneurs to grow and develop; and ability to share successes and failures to help …

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  • App Drive Social 4 TEF 2020 (PT)

    Chamando Startup African Entrepreneurs: Candidate-se ao Programa de Empreendedorismo Tony Elumelu Foundation 2020

    As inscrições para a 6ª coorte do Programa de Empreendedorismo da Fundação Tony Elumelu já estão abertas. Este é um apelo a todos os jovens empresários africanos em todo o continente para se inscreverem no Programa.  Sobre o Programa de Empreendedorismo da Fundação Tony Elumelu A Fundação Tony Elumelu (TEF) – a principal filantropia da …

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  • TEF 2020 Application Drive

    How to Apply for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

    Click to Translate – French | Portuguese Applications for the 6th cohort of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is now open. This is a call to all young African entrepreneurs across the continent to apply for the Programme. About the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF)—Africa’s leading philanthropy focused on …

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  • Peter Mwethera

    Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur and Scientist in HIV gel, Peter Mwethera gets top honour

    In a year full of challenges and severe economic and social downturns, 2019 was not without its share of heroes. “In the medical field, a Kenyan doctor, Peter Mwethera, has come up with a gel that once applied, will prevent HIV infection,” said President Uhuru Kenyatta in this year’s Jamhuri Day speech. Last Friday, Dr …

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  • Postulez pour le programme d’entrepreneuriat de la Fondation Tony Elumelu 2020

    Les candidatures pour la 6e promotion du programme d’entrepreneuriat de la Fondation Tony Elumelu sont maintenant ouvertes. La Fondation Tony Elumelu (TEF), la principale organisation philanthropique africaine axée sur l’autonomisation des entrepreneurs africains, recherche les idées commerciales les plus innovantes à travers le continent africain. Vous pouvez postuler si vous avez une idée d’entreprise ou …

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  • Implementation of African Development Bank $5 Million Partnership With the Tony Elumelu Foundation

    On the 16th of December 2019, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced formal board approval of the $5 million partnership agreement with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), initiated by the signing of a statement of intent by both institutions, in March 2019.  The announcement demonstrates the mutually shared objectives of the Tony Elumelu Foundation’s $100 …

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