The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments

Tony Elumelu Basis (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 came about on the Balmoral Occasion Centre, Federal Palace Resort, Lagos. The occasion introduced collectively entrepreneurs, company, traders and dignitaries collectively underneath one roof to mark the fourth yr of the Tony Elumelu Basis Entrepreneurship Programme and rejoice African entrepreneurs doing unimaginable issues of their respective international locations and sectors.

Listed below are some highlights from the occasion.

  1. TEF CEO, Parminder Vir, Shares the Influence of the Basis and its Entrepreneurs on the African Continent

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments

Throughout her welcome tackle, the CEO of the Tony Elumelu Basis, Parminder Vir OBE, acknowledged that the Basis has invested 20 million {dollars} in seed capital to 4000 entrepreneurs within the 4 years that the programme has run. She additionally acknowledged that inside 18 months to 2 years of being part of the programme, the entrepreneurs have generated 52 million {dollars} in income and created about 12 thousand jobs, a large leap from the 18 million {dollars} generated in income and four thousand jobs created earlier than the programme.

  1. TEF Alumni and Mentors Rewarded for Excellent Achievements

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

There are over 3000 alumni and 700 mentors on the entrepreneurship programme who’re altering the African narrative by way of their ingenuity and innovation of their respective enterprise. The Tony Elumelu Basis recognised the entrepreneurs and mentors who’ve made excellent impacts in 2018. These awards have been offered by Dr Awele V. Elumelu, TEF Trustee and CEO Avon Medical.

  1. Dr Elumelu Champions Entrepreneurship, Well being Sector Growth and Feminine Empowerment

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

Dr Awele Elumelu, TEF Trustee, Founder Avon Medical and GAVI champion for immunization in Africa, engaged in a Hearth Chat with CNNMoney Africa correspondent, Eleni Giokos. The dialog was partaking and informative as they mentioned the significance of personal and public sector partnerships for the African economic system, authorities assist for the well being sector particularly by way of funding and the significance of investing within the African girl.

  1. Money Madam Emerges Winner of TEF Pitching Competitors

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

5 TEF entrepreneurs took half in a pitching competitors anchored by BBC Information Correspondent, Mayeni Jones. These entrepreneurs got three minutes to ship a pitch to an skilled panel of judges. The panel was led bySam Nwanze and had Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi, Oluchi Orlandi and Alessia Balducci who requested questions and gave the entrepreneurs recommendation drawing from their wealth of expertise in enterprise.

The entrepreneurs have been Important Sounovou of Exportunity (Benin Republic), Sandra Onwuekwu of Ecoprune (Nigeria), Jessica Rakotoarisa of Nomad Photo voltaic Bag (Madagascar), Mohamed Dhaouafi of Treatment Medicare (Tunisia) and Mahassin Quadri of Money Madam (Nigeria). Mahassin Quadri emerged the winner of the competitors.

  1. Phrases of Knowledge from Leaders

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

One of many main highlights of the discussion board got here when the Founding father of TEF, Tony O. Elumelu, the President of Ghana and the President of Kenya addressed the viewers. The President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta gave a goodwill message to the entrepreneurs through an internet video stream. He affirmed his assist for the expansion of entrepreneurship on the continent and implored policymakers to create insurance policies that assist an setting for younger entrepreneurs to thrive.

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Tony Elumelu mentioned the position of the federal government in growing the African economic system and harnessing the alternatives that exist in Africa. It was an enlightening dialog that ended with a question-and-answer session with the entrepreneurs.

  1. The Launch of TEFConnect

 

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

The most anticipated occasion on the TEF Forum 2018 was the launch of TEFConnect, the world’s largest digital platform for African entrepreneurs and the bigger entrepreneurship ecosystem. This session was anchored by the Enterprise Data Specialist of the Basis, Folarin Aiyegbusi, who talked about a few of the advantages of the platform which embody entry to a market, entry to free enterprise instruments, networking and funding alternatives.

  1. The Buzzing TEF Market

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018: 7 Most Memorable Moments
 

On the discussion board, {the marketplace} was pleasant and aesthetically pleasing. The entrepreneurs got an area to showcase their services and products, community with company and to fulfill with potential traders. The crowning jewel of {the marketplace} expertise got here when the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo and Tony O. Elumelu toured the house to fulfill the entrepreneurs.
 

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