Applications have opened for the 7th edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which will provide startups with training, mentorship, and US$5,000 in funding. Apply before 31st March 2021 to qualify.
The programme, run by the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), is a 10-year, US$100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor, and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs by 2024.
Successful applicants will receive 12 weeks of intensive online training, access to a world-class mentor, and US$5,000 in seed capital to prove the concept, plus access to further funding. They will also gain access to the TEF network of startups.
So far, the programme has empowered more than 9,000 African entrepreneurs, connecting them with high profile private and public sector individuals, investors, and advocates to boost their business profiles and scale their opportunities.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is a $100million commitment made by the Elumelu family to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs over a 10-year period through training, mentorship, and funding.
The goal is to create at least 1Million jobs and contribute over $10billion in revenue to the African economy.
Through its flagship Entrepreneurship Programme the Foundation empowers African entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem across 54 African countries.
The TEF training curriculum has been designed to segment entrepreneurs based on demonstrated capability and knowledge.
The training has been tailored to educate and capacities you in starting or growing your business to overcome the challenges faced by entrepreneurs across the African continent.
The curriculum focuses on practical, iterative learning that is useful even long after the training period.
Interested entrepreneurs have until March 31 to apply for the seventh edition of the programme.