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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) 2022: Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) 2022 as online applications can be accessed through the website Tony Elumelu Foundation Program is the leading champion of entrepreneurship in Africa. Our goal is to empower women and men on our continent, stimulate economic growth, eradicate poverty and create jobs. We believe that the role of the private sector is crucial for Africa’s development and that the private sector should create both social and economic prosperity.

Founded by African investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, and his personal commitment to creating a new generation of entrepreneurs, represented through his investment company, Heirs Holdings, the Foundation is active in all 54 African countries.

Our mission is carried out through our programs, research, communities, advocacy and convening, including the annual TEF Forum, Africa’s largest gathering of entrepreneurs, and TEFConnect, Africa’s digital hub for entrepreneurs. The Foundation leverages its strong relationships in the public, private and development sectors to advance its mission to create wealth for all.

Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) 2022

In 2015, the Foundation launched the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, a $100 million commitment by Tony Elumelu to support 10,000 African entrepreneurs over a 10-year period. Building on the success of the program and its unique ability to identify, mentor and fund entrepreneurs across Africa, the Foundation increasingly shares its robust delivery platform and partners with institutions such as the United Nations Development Programme, the African Development Bank, the International Committee of the Red Cross, GIZ and United Bank for Africa Plc, to create a meaningful and lasting impact across Africa.

To date, the Tony Elumelu Foundation has trained, mentored and funded more than 9,000 young African entrepreneurs in 54 African countries through its entrepreneurship programs, and provides capacity-building support, advice and market links to more than 1 million Africans through its digital networking platform, TEFConnect.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, is opening applications on its TEFConnect digital platform ( on January 1, 2022 and will close on March 31, 2022.

This year’s intervention prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and young African entrepreneurs, after the disruption of economic activities caused by Covid-19.

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