• Hoda Kouakou Steve

    Hoda Kouakou Steve

    While he was at the ideation stage for his business, Hoda Kouakou Steve applied for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. Being a part of the programme enlightened him to better understand his idea; structure it and to formalize the company. The seed capital enabled him to launch business activities and conduct various tests on …

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  • Lawrence Mmari

    Lawrence Mmari

    Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Lawrence Mmari has always been passionate about someday becoming an entrepreneur. However, although he was a graduate, he had no prior knowledge of business management until he encountered the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. Through the programme, he was better equipped with the necessary skills to successfully run his …

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  • Justin Niyigena

    Justin Niyigena

    From the 2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship programme, Rwandan Justin Niyigena learned how to cultivate valuable network and business leadership skills through the series of training to grow his poultry farming enterprise, Breeding Hens LTD. With only 2 years of experience in his agri-business, the seed capital also helped him run his business professionally. His …

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  • Palesa Moloi

    South African entrepreneur Palesa Moloi, is the founder of ParkUpp, a mobile parking application that helps users find parking off-street and on-street, and also pay for their parking ticket.

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  • Mark Danbaba Jacob

    Mark Danbaba Jacob is an entrepreneur in printing and embroidery services. Having faced the challenges of lack of specific equipment, Mark applied for the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme in other to buy an embroidery machine to meet the demand of our customers. Currently, Mark’s company M.J Danbaba Global Links Limited is expanding operations to a second …

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    Nganga Felix

    Nganga Felix is a computer engineer skilled at developing software for PCs and mobile phones. His business, Ngangalix commercial, is specialized in training centre (ITs courses) and selling ITs accessories software and hardware in one of the communities in Angola Capital (Luanda). After deeply analysing the worst situation of his community which ranged from poor …

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  • Tom-Chris Emewulu

    Tom-Chris Emewulu is a 2017 TEF entrepreneur and founder of SFAN, an Accra-based education company that unlocks the potential of youths. SFAN (Stars From All Nations) is a social enterprise that works in equipping young Africans with skills and opportunities they need to engage the real world, through EPIC events and a 6-weeks career accelerator program …

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  • Oluseun Onigbinde

    Oluseun Onigbinde is a Nigerian entrepreneur and open data analyst popularly known as the co-founder and CEO of budgIT, a Nigerian civic startup. Oluseun Onigbinde is a fiscal transparency advocate and a firm believer in the power of Open Data. In 2012, he was awarded the Future Awards Prize for Science and Tech Innovation and …

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  • Jubril Odulana

    Jubril Odulana is a medical doctor and the founder of Doctoora, a real estate company in healthcare operating an online marketplace for health-related products and services. His company, Doctoora, is focused on increasing access to quality healthcare by enabling health professionals setup private practice with ease and connecting patients, to these quality healthcare practitioners. His …

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  • Erico Pinheiro Fortes

    Erico Pinheiro Fortes

    Cape Verdean entrepreneur Erico Pinheiro Fortes founded PrimeBotics to develop versatile drones that deliver customised technological solutions to farmers, governments & non-governmental institutions related to agriculture in Africa and around the world.⁣ With the global COVID-19 crisis, Erico and his partner are refocusing PrimeBotics with new solutions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Cape …

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