Applications for GFSA Africa opened earlier this year making way for 15 startups, from across the continent to join the sixth class of the programme starting on June 21, 2021
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The Business Management training was conducted exclusively on TEFConnect, the Foundation’s proprietary digital platform that provides capacity-building support, advisory and market linkages to over 1 Million Africans and counting.
The initiative will fund 200 additional young African entrepreneurs complementing the $100 million Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme that has identified, trained, mentored and funded over 9,000 entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries since 2015.
The programme aims to empower women and men across the African continent.
They will be joining the over 9,000 current beneficiaries, from 54 African countries, for business training, mentoring, a non-refundable $5,000 of seed capital and global networking opportunities
In 2019, 3,050 African entrepreneurs benefited from the programme, a number which will meaningfully increase in 2020.
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, former Director of Partnerships and Evaluation, Tony Elumelu Foundation, has assumed her new role as the Foundation’s CEO on April 1.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, the leading African philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, will announce the selected applicants for the 2019 cohort of the Foundation’s flagship Entrepreneurship Programme on March 22, 2019.
The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropic organisation empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer.