Tag Archives: Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme

  • Taking the Leap into Entrepreneurship

    with Botswana entrepreneur Nametso Matlhaga Every entrepreneur is familiar with the feeling of trepidation just before taking the leap to begin a new business or become an entrepreneur: Do I have what it takes? Is it worth it? How do I start? Getting through this stage usually requires validating ideas and exploring to understand more …

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    UMA CARTA DO FUNDADOR, A FUNDAÇÃO TONY ELUMELU Em 2020, o mundo parou, mas nós não. Quando lançamos a Fundação Tony Elumelu em 2010, fizemos algo novo na África – “democratizamos” a sorte. Em minha própria jornada empresarial, eu sabia que a sorte tinha desempenhado um papel importante e estava determinado a que outros, muitos …

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    UNE LETTRE DU FONDATEUR, DE LA FONDATION TONY ELUMELU En 2020, le monde s’est arrêté, mais pas nous. Quand nous avons lancé la Fondation Tony Elumelu en 2010, nous avons fait quelque chose de nouveau en Afrique – nous “avons démocratisé” la chance. Dans mon propre parcours entrepreneurial, j’ai su que la chance avait joué …

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  • قوة ريادة الأعمال وسط عدم اليقين

    رسالة من المؤسس ، مؤسسة توني إلوميلو في عام 2020 ، توقف العالم ، لكننا لم نفعل ذلك. عندما أطلقنا مؤسسة توني إلوميلو في عام 2010 ، فعلنا شيئا جديدا في أفريقيا – لقد “دمقرطة” الحظ. في رحلتي الريادية الخاصة ، كنت أعرف أن الحظ لعب دورا مهما ، وكنت مصمما على أن الآخرين ، …

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  • TEF CEO Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Delivers Keynote at the Impact Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit

    On Thursday, March 25, 2021, the CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu presented the keynote at Day 1 of the Impact Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit, a partnership between the British Council and Ashoka Africa to accelerate innovative solutions to Africa’s most pressing challenges. At the event, she also discussed entrepreneurship with a focus …

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  • A photo of African entrepreneurs at the TEF Forum held in 2016

    10 Things 2020 Taught Us at the Tony Elumelu Foundation

    For many, 2020 was the year of irreparable shock. Shock to systems, livelihoods, economies. In a time riddled with crisis, tension and uncertainty, people had to rely on the new fundamentals of survival. Global leaders had to reconsider how to handle globalization. Experts and policy leaders addressed socio-economic risks, and the vulnerability of global society …

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  • Tony Elumelu Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Letter

    Delivers significant impact amidst COVID-19 pandemic Lagos, March 2021 – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, has released its 2020 Annual Letter titled “THE POWER OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMIDST UNCERTAINTY”. The report, which was delivered in the form of a personal letter from TEF Founder, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu …

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  • Somachi Chris-Asoluka was live today on SABC News' segment, SME #Onpoint with Liabo Setho.

    TEF Director of Partnerships and Communications, Somachi Chris-Asoluka, Live on SABC News’ SME #OnPoint

    TEF Director of Partnerships and Communications, Somachi Chris-Asoluka was live today on SABC News’ segment, SME #Onpoint with Liabo Setho.  On the business show which focuses on the small and medium enterprises sector, Somachi discussed the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme and the impact African entrepreneurs are making on the continent. Highlighted quotes from the event: Africa …

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  • Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Discusses Empowering Female African Entrepreneurs with GIZ

    The CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, joined a high-level virtual panel organised by German development agency GIZ on Monday, March 1, to discuss the economic and social effects of the pandemic and opportunities to close the digital gender divide while empowering female African entrepreneurs. Themed Women’s Economic Empowerment in Africa: working towards gender …

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  • TEF CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu Talks Entrepreneurship, Live on BBC World News’ Talking Business Weekly

    The CEO of The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, featured on BBC World News’ Talking Business Weekly with host Aaron Heslehurst. On the show, Ifeyinwa shared her thoughts on the sudden growth in start-ups and how the pandemic is leading more people away from employed roles, to becoming entrepreneurs. “I think it’s because people …

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