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Nigerian Billionaire Funds 1,000 African Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - After thoroughly sifting through over about 20,000 applications from 52 countries across the continent, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

Free Money: Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme Is Calling For Applications

AFRICANGLOBE - Applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme have opened in a grand mission to forge over 10,000 African entrepreneurs within the next decade. Founded by Nigerian billionaire Tony Elumelu, the pan-African programme is open to young compelling businesses with strong market feasibility, clear financial models and run by capable teams.

20 Thought-Provoking Quotes By African Entrepreneurs In 2014

AFRICANGLOBE - This year, we spoke to entrepreneurs across the continent – from those with budding start-ups to the founders of well-established companies​. They shared some great tips and inspirational quotes for aspiring ​African business people​ and entrepreneurs. And as 2014 draws to a close, we have highlighted some of their words of wisdom.

Nigerian Billionaire Commits $100 Million To Create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - Nigerian billionaire investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has committed $100 million to create 10,000 entrepreneurs across Africa over the next 10 years. Elumelu made the commitment on Monday during a press conference in Lagos to announce the launch of The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP).

African Entrepreneurs Will Create The Jobs Africa Needs

AFRICANGLOBE - How do we build an entrepreneurial revolution so the playing field is levelled, "institutionalising luck" so we build a critical mass of skilled African entrepreneurs who can go toe to toe with their global peers when competing for capital and opportunity and come out on top?

Africa: How African Entrepreneurs Are Bringing Power To The People

AFRICANGLOBE - I see huge promise for growth in Africa. The region is home to six of the 10 fastest growing economies in the world. A majority of Africans will belong to the middle class within a generation. There is enormous potential for development to accelerate rapidly.

Why African Entrepreneurs Outperform Their Peers On Leveled Playing Field

"If you were to give African entrepreneurs the same kind of environment as an American or European entrepreneur, they would outperform their counterparts.” This according to a new study by Wharton management professor Ann Harrison.

Wanted: Young African Entrepreneurs

AFRICANGLOBE - The Anzisha Prize, hosted by the African Leadership Academy in collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, is inviting young businesspeople from around Africa to enter for its latest youth entrepreneurial competition. With $75,000 in cash prizes, the prestigious Anzisha Prize aims to reward young African entrepreneurs who are making positive impact by transforming their communities through initiative and innovation.

American Rapper 50 Cent To Partner With African Entrepreneurs

When African-American music mogul 50 cent offered a million dollars to Africa’s literary giant Chinua Achebe for rights to use the title of his novel classic...