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Tony Elumelu Pledges N500 Million Exclusively to Delta State Focused Entrepreneurship Programme

During a courtesy visit to the Governor of his native Delta State on the , 5 July 2018, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Founder and Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu, CON pledged N500 million to create an entrepreneurship programme exclusive to indigenes of the state. He made the commitment after presenting…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Hosts French President Emmanuel Macron in An Interactive Session With African Entrepreneurs

While in Lagos this week, H.E. Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic engaged with over 2,000 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) alumni, together with other significant members of the African entrepreneurial ecosystem, in an open forum, that will guarantee a free and frank exchange of ideas and opinions. The Forum allowed the President to hear…

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Dream Come True: Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 1,000 Successful Applicants Out 0f 93,000

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded and funded 21st century philanthropic organization committed to entrepreneurship development, ushers in an additional 1,000 African entrepreneurs. Applications were received from over 93,000 entrepreneurs across 55 African countries –  over 100% increase from 2016, and nearly quadruple of the 2015 application numbers. Proving that African youth are indeed interested in…

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Koroma, Zinsou, Obasanjo, Ikpeazu, Mohammed, Alakija, Elumelu, Join Entrepreneurs at 2016 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum

Mr. Tony Elumelu CON, Founder Tony Elumelu Foundation 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…

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Tony Elumelu Pens Op-ed For Time Magazine On on Current Migrant Crisis In Africa

Tony O. Elumelu with the 1,000 entrepreneurs representing 51 African countries from the 2015 class of the $100 million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme during the entrepreneurship boot camp in Ota, Nigeria in July. Tony Elumelu the chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation pens his on his thoughts on the current…

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25 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs Meet With Governor El-Rufai In Kaduna

 Executive Governors, Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, AbdulazizYari of Zamfara State and AlhajiAminu Bello Masari of KatsinaState,TonyElumelu Foundation Chief Operating Officer, AbimbolaAdebakin, with the Kaduna State based Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs at a meet-up session hosted by His Excellency Governor El-Rufai as part of his focus on promoting entrepreneurship in the state.  The Tony Elumelu Foundation…

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Elumelu Meets With ObamaIn Kenya- Photo

 President Barack Obama with co-founders of the Global SPARK coalition, Jonathan Ortmans, CEO of the Global Entrepreneurship Network; Tony O. Elumelu, CON, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation; and SriramBharatam, Chairman, Africa Growth Initiative, (EO); during the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, over the weekend  An impressive collection of organizations have come together to…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation & Oppenheimer Family’s Brenthurst Foundation Launch Book ‘Africans Investing In Africa’

 L-R: Mark Pearson- Editor Africans Investing in Africa, Dr. Terence McNamee- Deputy Director of the Brenthurst Foundation, David Rice- Director of The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s Africapitalism Institute, Dr. Wiebe Boer-Director of Strategy at Heirs Holdings, Uche Orji- Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority & Dr. Ayo Ajayi- Head of…

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Elumelu Joins Obama To Champion An Entrepreneur-led Development Model For Africa

L-R: Penny Pritzker; Us Commerce Secretary, Tony Elumelu; Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Antonio Gracias; Founder and CEO Valor Equity and Julie Hanna; Founder and CEO, Kiva, During The Event Hosted By Us President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday to Celebrate Global Emerging Entrepreneurs. African businessman and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu has proposed…

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