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Final Call: Applications to The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme Closes March 31

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to empowering African entrepreneurs, will close applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme on its TEFConnect digital platform (www.tefconnect.com) on March 31. This year’s intervention prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) and young African entrepreneurs, following the Covid-19 disruption to economic…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Demonstrates Gender Inclusion & Equality! Announces Three Female Senior Executives

Nkem Onwudiwe The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021. This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on www.TEFConnect.com, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Tony Elumelu Foundation, which marked ten years…

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Elumelu Opens Digital Economy For Africa Forum With World Bank President & Linkedin CEO

Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu will join Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group and Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO at the opening debate of the ‘Digital Economy for Africa’ Forum in Washington, D.C organised by the World Bank Group. The event, which will hold on April 19, 2018,…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 3rd Round of TEF Entrepreneurship Programme 2,000 Stories & Counting

Tony Elumelu On January 1, 2017, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) will begin accepting applications for the third round of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. The Programme is the Foundation’s 10-year, US$100 million commitment to training, mentoring and funding 10,000 African entrepreneurs. The application portal will be open until midnight (WAT), March 1, 2017. Entrepreneurs must complete the online application and selection is on a rolling basis,…

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Philanthropists, Tony O. Elumelu, Bill Gates discuss the role of global philanthropy on business, politics and culture at Le Club de l’Economie hosted by Le Monde in Paris

Founder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, co-panelists at the Le Monde Philanthropy Forum held at the Le Monde headquarters in Paris on Monday. Speaking at the Le Club de l’Economie in Paris France on Monday, Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of UBA Plc and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation,…

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Tony Elumelu Launches Empowerment Fund To Revitalize Distressed Communities Across Nigeria

Tony O. Elumelu, founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman of Heirs Holdings has announced the launch of The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund.The Fund was launched by President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan of Nigeria, with the purpose of revitalizing the economies of post conflict and disaster communities across Nigeria. The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund was…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation And AllWorld Network Honours Entrepreneurs With The Inaugural Nigeria50 Awards

On the 21st of March 2013, AllWorld Network in partnership with The Tony Elumelu Foundation announced the winners of the Nigeria Fast Growth 50 (Nigeria50), a ranking of 50 of the fastest growing private (non-listed) companies in Nigeria. Important Dignitaries The inaugural winners were announced worldwide at the Nigeria50 Awards & Summit at Eko Hotel…

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