Tony Elumelu Foundation Unveils 1,000 #AfricanEntrepreneurs Winners of #TEEP2015
The long wait has come to an end, and the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP) has released the list of the 1,000 African Entrepreneurs that made it to the TEEP class of 2015. The successful applicant represents 52 different countries from across the continent, in addition to representing multitude of value adding sectors from agriculture, fashion, education to ICT.
The lion’s share went to Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Ghana; in decreasing order. The 1,000 successful applicants also represent all the five African regions; East, Southern, West, North and Central Africa. All the major language blocks too, are represented; Anglophone, Francophone, Arabic and Lusophone Africa.
Parminder Vir, the Director of Entrepreneurship at the Tony Elumelu Foundations, said; “The high quantity and quality of applicants we have received is testament to the brilliant ideas and incredible talent that exists in abundance across Africa. The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program will give structure and support to these African entrepreneurs to develop themselves and to grow their businesses. Through TEEP, the ripple effect of the long-term investments in a new generation of Africapitalists will be felt throughout the continent.”
To view the full list of the 1,000 African entrepreneurs that made it to the TEEP class of 2015. Click on the picture below.