Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) 2016

Applications are now being accepted for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship
Programme (TEEP) #TEEP #AfricanEntrepreneurs 

Builds entrepreneurs across Africa can now
apply to join the second annual
Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) for start-up businesses based in

Applications for 2016 open on 1 January and can
be made by any for-profit business based in Africa, including new business
ideas which have been in existence for less than three years.

Open: To startups and Entrepreneurs from all the
54 African Countries – For Africans based in Africans
Worth: $100M for 10,000 Startups/Entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship
Programme (TEEP)
 a 12-week
programme to equip startups with the basic skills required to launch and run
their businesses at the early stage of their growth.The programme will bring
together the best tools and frameworks to teach and hone entrepreneurship
skills in Africa and globally.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship
Programme #TEEP, a Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative of the Tony Elumelu
Foundation, is a multi-year programme of training, funding, and mentoring,
designed to empower the next generation of African entrepreneurs.
The programme will be a mix of online and
face-to-face instruction, including webinars and video tutorials with support
from your mentor throughout. It will cover topics on starting and scaling a
business, business development, marketing strategy, effective management and
product design.

The Tony Elumelu
Entrepreneurship Programme
open to citizens and legal residents of all 54 African countries.

Successful applicants who complete the programme
will receive the local currency equivalent of Naira 850,000 as non-returnable
seed capital, and are eligible for a further Naira 850,000 in the form of
either debt or equity, depending on business need and other criteria.

Selected entrepreneurs will join the existing
cohort of 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs,from 51 countries, who formed the inaugural 2015 cycle of
the TEEP programme
 and have thus far, received considerable benefits from
their participation, including:

Training: 12 weeks of training on how to set up and manage
businesses with mentoring and financial support offered by The Tony Elumelu Foundation.
Accelerated Growth: Over 90% of Tony Elumelu entrepreneurs, with
existing businesses, have reported increased growth in the past year.
Access to Further Funding: A significant portion of our
entrepreneurs have accessed additional external funding through the platform
provided by Tony Elumelu Foundation.
Networking Opportunities: A flourishing alumni network has
developed, providing personal linkages and business opportunities across the
TEEP is a commitment by the Tony Elumelu Foundation to identify and fund 10,000 African entrepreneurs over
a 10-year period.

Questions to Answer:
About You

Tell us about yourself, personal bio and what led you to become
an entrepreneur (200 words)
Leadership Skills & Experience
Describe your leadership skills and experience for running the
business (100 words)
Personal Achievement
Tell us something impressive you have personally built or
achieved (100 words)
Elevator Pitch
In 50 words or less, describe your current business or idea.
Detailed Description
In more detail, describe your product or service (200 words)
Wow Us
What is new, interesting or different about your product or
service? (list 3 things)
Problem Solved
What problem does your product or service solve? (50 words)
Please be informed that you would be required to
upload certain documents, in order to make your application progress faster,
you can get and/or prepare these documents before you start your application,
these documents are;

» Valid Government Recognized Identification
» Official Registration Certificate for your
» Official Evidence of Ownership of the business
» Official Evidence of Directors in your
» Official Consent by Partners to apply

Apply Now for
the 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme

For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme
(TEEP) 2016 

Application Deadline: Midnight WAT on March 1st, 2016 

Written by : Keneth Ajide ( A blogger and saxophonist who loves tech startup and entertainment.)