Applications open for 7th Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

TECH DIGEST – Applications have opened for the seventh edition of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), which will provide startups with training, mentorship and US$5,000 in funding.

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.

Applications have now opened for the latest edition, with successful applicants to 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.

Interested entrepreneurs have until March 31 to apply for the seventh edition of the programme.

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