Event Highlight

Elumelu: "...Entrepreneurship is the Only Path to Independence And Sustainability."

At the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, held in Lagos, Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) hosted almost 1,000 women and men from 54 African countries, for the 2nd TEF Entrepreneurship Forum.

The Forum celebrates the 2016 cohort of Elumelu Entrepreneurs, selected from over 45,000 applicants. It is the annual highlight of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme and saw the presence of leading policy makers and business leaders from across Africa, giving their support to the Foundation and its promise to identify, train, mentor and seed 1,000 entrepreneurs in a decade-long $100 million commitment. Following the Forum, each entrepreneur is eligible to receive up to $10,000 to implement their business plan.

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#TEFforum2016:Tony Elumelu inspires African Entrepreneurs
#TEFforum2016:Tony Elumelu inspires African Entrepreneurs

At the 2016 Tony Elumelu Foundation edition of the Entrepreneurship Empowerment Forum, the visioner and founder Mr Tony.O.Elumelu, CON inspired the second batch of 1,000 young African entrepreneurs.

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#TEFforum2016:Opening remarks by Dr (Mrs) Awele Elumelu
#TEFforum2016:Opening remarks by Dr (Mrs) Awele Elumelu

At the opening session of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum , the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs a Trustee and wife of the visioner/founder Dr(Mrs) Awele Elumelu inspired the 1,000 #TEFforum2016 batch with her opening remarks.

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#TEFforum2016:Keynote by President Ernest Bai Koroma

#TEFforum2016:Keynote by President Ernest Bai Koroma


At the recent 2016 edition of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum, the Special guest of honour and President of Sierra Leone Mr Ernest Bai Koroma charged the 1,000 African entrepreneurs to utilize the opportunity and platform they have to transform Africa.


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