THIRD EDITION: TEEP UNVEILS ANOTHER 1,000 ENTREPRENEURS TO WIN $10,000

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[TEF]–The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) organised by The Tony Elumelu Foundation has unveiled yet another 1,000 entrepreneurs to win her annual $10,000 prize.

The announcement was made late yesterday, March 22, 2017, through the foundation’s official Facebook Page after the Selection Committee ratified Accenture Development Partners’ recommended list of 1,000 entrepreneurs to join the 3rd round of the $100 million Programme.

“93,000 applications. 55 African Countries. 1,000 entrepreneurs selected.

“Meet the 2017 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/TEF2017List”, the Facebook Page declared.

The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme, an entrepreneurial initiative run by the Tony Elumelu Foundation, based in Nigeria, spanning across Africa is a programme that gives training, mentorship and seed capital to entrepreneurs with start-up business ideas they want to execute in Africa.

It will be recalled that TEEP was unveiled on December 1, 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria, where at a press conference, the founder, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, made a $100 million commitment to the programme which will run every year for a 10-year duration.




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